DMCI group founding chairman David M. Consunji was recently recognized by the UP Alumni Association as its Most Distinguished Alumnus in the recently concluded 2016 UP alumni homecoming. The recognition is the highest award given to an alumni of the premiere state university. Consunji is the president of D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI). DMCI pioneered construction methodologies and built structures that define the skylines of today’s central business districts. Consunji led DMCI’s expansion into real estate (DMCI Homes), mining (Semirara Mining and Power Corporation and DMCI Mining Corporation), power generation (DMCI Power Corporation) and water distribution (Maynilad). At the awarding ceremony were (from left to right) UPAA President Ramon Maronilla; Fredesvinda A. Consunji; Isidro A. Consunji; UP President Alfredo Pascual; and UPAA 1st Vice President Oscar Palayab.