The award is open to any non-Filipino who achieved measurable success while overseeing a business enterprise within Philippines. The accomplishment must have made a strong contribution to the development of the country’s economic capabilities.
A. Management Achievement – The expatriate business leader should have demonstrated specific situations or projects where his or her organization was led to a new level of growth, achievement or recognition.
B. Financial Contribution – The expatriate business leader’s achievement(s) should have resulted in a major financial input to his or her organization.
C. International Recognition – The expatriate business leader’s accomplishment(s) should be internationally recognizable as important to his or her organization.
D. Pioneering Achievements – The expatriate business leader should have demonstrated products, services or techniques that are considered unique or innovative in its sector and of recognizable international importance.
E. Social Commitment – The expatriate business leader should have demonstrated a strong commitment to the development of the nation’s economic capability such that he/she is promoting the Philippines.
F. Cultural Integration – The expatriate should have promoted cultural diversity in the workplace such that individuals can work harmoniously, that results to productivity and higher yields to the organization.
The majority of demonstrable results, major new activities or initiative(s) should have occurred within the current calendar year but may have begun earlier.