Renowned businessman Meneleo J. Carlos Jr. passes away

A prominent businessman and leader of a Philippine chemical conglomerate, Meneleo J. Carlos Jr., passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on May 17. Carlos was known for his various roles in business organizations such as the Federation of Philippine Industries and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He took over as president of Resins Inc. in 1980 after joining the company in 1955, following in the footsteps of his father, Meneleo Carlos Sr.

Aside from his business ventures, Carlos was also involved in government-led bodies like the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant negotiating panel and the Council of Advisers of Energy Affairs. He played a crucial role in the roll-on/roll-off (RO-RO) project, which aimed to improve transportation across the Philippines.

An advocate for the wood industry and climate change solutions, Carlos was recognized with the MOLAWIN award from the Philippine Wood Producers Association in 2015. His wake will be held at the Queen of Angels Chapel, Riverbanks Center, in Marikina City from May 19 to May 21, with interment scheduled for May 22.

Leave a Reply