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About Us

Historically, the cement industry has not kept in-step with the progress of technology. BBCI is bringing tomorrow's cement today. 


We see BBCI as a globally respected Philippine corporation producing cement products with the highest level of structural strength, leveraged from innovative scientific formulation that is compliant to international quality standards. We see BBCI conducting its business consistent with excellent ethical standards.


It is the mission of BIGBOSS Cement Inc. to use optimally, its research and development capability in order to sustain its initiative to innovate and provide cement products with exceptionally strong properties. BBCI’s proprietary formulations will always embark on preserving natural environment health. We task ourselves towards sustainable breakthroughs that is robust and revolutionary, in order to contribute to the efficient growth of the country’s industries as a whole, and in particular, the cement manufacturing industry.


Henry Sy. Jr

Mr. Sy has been holding top level positions in companies engaged in Banking, Real Estate Development, Construction, Mall Operation , Food and Rubber Manufacturing, Finance and Investment.

His leadership roles in these companies has contributed significantly to strengthening them toward becoming industry leaders.

Mr. Sy has a Bachelors Degree in Management, Finance and Commerce from De La Salle University.

Engr. Gilbert S. Cruz


One of the cornerstones of BBCI, Engr. Gilbert is noted for his ingenuity in creating and implementing innovative and breakthrough solutions in construction, building materials, and cement production. Fellow experts in the international engineering call him DR. GILBERT S. CRUZ for his professional competence in the global field of engineering.

He explored new cement processess  with several leading cement companies. He however,  implemented this re-engineered technology called the Key Process,  which is now proprietary to BIGBOSS Cement Inc.

He pioneered   Ultra High Strength Concrete in the Philippines and Self-Compacting/Consolidating Concrete in the Philippines.

An Industrial Chemist, Industrial/Mechanical Engineer, he was key person in pioneering various companies such as Bostik Philippines , Inc., Global Brands Inc., Vertical Space Interior Inc, Petra Cement Inc. and many more.

Administrative Head


The distinction of “Young Outstanding Scientist Award” was given to Dr. Ish particularly for his research program at UP Diliman which resulted in the establishment of the Materials Science Research Laboratory where students did undergraduate and graduate level research on various topics such as conducting polymers, biosensors and rechargeable batteries.

He has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from McGill University, both at Montreal, Canada.

He started his corporate career as Corporate Toxicology Administrator of Atlantic Richfield Company in Los Angeles, California.

He was Department Head of Technical Operations of Motorola/ON Semiconductor Philippines. For a number of years he was Vice-President for Quality of United Laboratories, the leading Filipino-owned pharmaceutical company. He was Senior Manager for Asia Pacific Technical Operations in Diageo.

Performance and Values are the matrix in his hands. 

Such agility of mind and spirit embraced an agile physical stature- Dr. Ish is a certified IronMan Triathlete, having completed the IronMan Langkawi in 2014.

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