Yanson Group of Bus Companies


Mindanao Star Bus Transit Inc. (MSBTI) said it will  support the economic growth of Central Mindanao in terms of boosting passengers mobility and transportation of agricultural products.

After the stockholders’ meeting on January 20, 2024, in Cagayan de Oro City, Leo Rey Yanson, the recently re-elected chairman and president of Mindanao Star Bus, expressed the company’s commitment. He emphasized the dedication to stimulate and uphold social and economic activities in the region. Through the provision of safe, dependable, and affordable public transport services.

Central Mindanao: The Economic Hub

Central Mindanao or SOCCSARGEN (Region XII), which includes South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Cotabato and Sarangani provinces and General Santos City. Also the Philippines’ top tuna producer, accounting for 80 percent of the industry, aside from agriculture products.

Mindanao Star Bus serves major transport routes in SOCCSARGEN offering reliable and accessible transportation.

The re-elected MBSTI board members include Olivia V. Yanson, Leo Rey Yanson, Ginnette Y. Dumancas, Charles Dumancas, Arvin John Villaruel and Rey Ardo. An organizational meeting followed, where Leo Rey Yanson was re-appointed as chairman and president, and Olivia V. Yanson as corporate secretary and treasurer, a company statement said.

Meanwhile, Yanson family matriarch Olivia V. Yanson led the annual stockholders’ meeting of Bachelor Express Inc. (BEI) on January 21, 2024.

BEI stockholders  re-elected Olivia, Leo Rey Yanson, Ginnette Dumancas, Charles Dumancas, Arvin John Villaruel, Rey Ardo, Anita Chua, Daniel Nicolas Golez, Danny Lorenton, Hernan Omecillo and Alfredo Ligo Jr. as board members, the company said.

Following the election, the board re-appointed Leo Rey as president and CEO and Olivia Yanson as treasurer and corporate secretary.

Mindanao Star Bus and Bachelor Express are affiliates of the Yanson Group of Bus Companies, one of Southeast Asia’s largest transport conglomerates, providing direct livelihood to over 18,000 employees.

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