LINGAYEN– The provincial government commended Dagupan City Vice Mayor Marc Brian Lim, for having been elected 2018 World President of the Junior Chamber International (JCI). He is the sixth Filipino and first Pangasinense who attained the said post.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) via Provincial Resolution No. 1203-2017: reads: “Such feat brought pride and prestige deserving of full recognition and commendation from the Province of Pangasinan,”
Lim was elected during the World Congress held on November 6-10 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Lim rose from the ranks in JCI as a JCI member of the Dagupan Bangus in 2008 and became chapter president in 2013.
In 2015, Lim was elected JCI Philippines National President and earned nominations as grade A+ as national president candidate. He became JCI Vice President for Asia Pacific and elevated to the JCI World Executive Vice President position in 2017.
His father, former Dagupan City Mayor Benjamin S. Lim, was JCI Philippines 1990 National President and 1991 Vice President for Asia Pacific, making them the first father-and-son Presidents and World Vice Presidents in the history of JCI Philippines. (PIO/MGNO)