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ASIA CEO AWARDS 2016 WINNERS AND FINALISTS


Winners & Finalists

Asia CEO Awards 2016


The event received by far the largest number of nominations and a huge jump from any previous years. See winners and finalists chosen by the judges below. Download the Event Program Here.


Awardee:

SECRETARY ALBERT DEL ROSARIO (former Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs)


The Board of Judges of Asia CEO Awards 2016 has chosen Secretary Albert Del Rosario as this year’s Lifetime Contributor-Public Sector awardee. Under his leadership, the Department of Foreign Affairs was consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top government agencies according to various surveys — despite his term being one of the most difficult in Philippine history. Known as a disciplined and balanced patriot, Secretary del Rosario served the country as Secretary of Foreign Affairs under the Aquino administration. Congratulations to Ambassador Albert del Rosario!

 

 

LIFETIME CONTRIBUTOR (Private Sector)

Awardee:
DADO BANATAO (Chairman of the Philippine Development Foundation)


The Board of Judges of Asia CEO Awards 2016 has chosen Dr. Dado Banatao as this year’s Lifetime Contributor-Private Sector awardee. His technology innovations are part of most PCs in the world. Dado Banatao Educational Foundation, annually awards educational scholarships to intelligent Filipino students with bright futures in the field of engineering and technology. Through his Banatao Filipino American Fund, he assists Northern California high school students of Filipino heritage who are pursuing a college education in engineering. Congratulations to Dr. Dado Banatao!

 


 



Regus

ASEAN COMPANY OF THE YEAR


The award is open to for-profit organizations that achieved significant business growth and expansion across the ASEAN region. This award category is open to organizations which have demonstrated a commitment to introducing and boosting ASEAN economic capabilities and competitiveness within the region.

FINALISTS
iMaverick International Corporation
Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc.
Wipro BPO Philippines
 


 

Winner: Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc.

IMI has quietly built itself into one largest electronics manufacturing, assembly and test services providers in the world. The company has 15 manufacturing sites and sales offices across Asia, Europe and North America and has moved aggressively to high-value services such as engineering and design. Congratulations to IMI for putting Philippines among the global manufacturing elite.


Globaltronics

MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY OF THE YEAR


The award is open to any Philippines-based organization that achieved important success within Philippines or outside of it. The accomplishment(s) must demonstrate Filipino (or mixed Filipino/expatriate) management talent performing at the highest standards and be recognized as internationally significant. The innovation must be meaningful to the business/organization and to the society..

FINALISTS
FlySpaces
Kalibrr Technology Ventures
Manulife Philippiness
PawnHero Philippines
PJ Lhuillier, Inc.
The Insular Life Assurance Company
 

 

Winner: Kalibrr Technology Ventures

There are many innovative companies in Philippines today and the finalists all have great stories. Kalibrr is revolutionizing the way jobseekers and employers go find each other and interact. The result is vastly expanded job options for jobseekers and speedier outcome for everyone. The company also raised the largest financing deal for a local startup in Philippine Tech history. Congratulations to Kalibrr and we hope they conquer the world.


Wells Fargo

TECHNOLOGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR


The award is open to corporate organizations, academe and startup companies that focuses on Information and Communications Technology, Bio Technology & Material Science, Sciences and Math & Engineering.

FINALISTS
Advanced World Solutions
Aseana Holdings
Freelancer.com
Pointwest Technologies Corporation
Tata Consultancy Services
Wipro BPO Philippines
 

 

Winner: Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services is one of the largest IT services companies in the world with more than 350,000 employees in 45 countries. Not only does TCS have a sizeable and growing workforce in Philippines to serve global clients but it is one of the few that has aggressively focused on serving clients in Philippines. One project in particular transformed Manila Water’s IT systems to the highest global standards and is enabling world-class service to customers.


Meralco Biz Partners

Entrepreneur of the Year


The award is open to any person who achieved measurable success by starting a business or businesses in Philippines from scratch. The entrepreneur must have assumed and overcame personal risks in doing so. The business or businesses founded should not be subsidiaries of other companies.

FINALISTS
Corazon Ballard, RLB Philippines., Inc.
Henry Motte-Munoz, Edukasyon.ph
Patrick Thomas Lynch, First Circle
Jose Magsaysay, Potato Corner
Bryce Maddock & Jaspar Weir, TaskUs
Mon Abrea, Abrea Consulting Group
Dr. Eduardo De Leon Cabantog, Alliance In Motion Global, Inc.
Mario M. Valderrama, Marby Food Ventures
Ric Atienze, iMaverick International Corporation
Albert M.G. Garcia, Whealth Inc.
Renato C. Sio, Sanitary Care Products Asia
Sherill R. Quintana, Oryspa Spa Solutions
Iyah Enciso, FAD School of Modelling
 

Winner: Joe Magsaysay, President of Potato Corner

Joe Magsaysay started Potato Corner in 1992 and soon after opened its first franchise outlets using the easy to run kiosk style of operation. Today, it has 500 stores across Philippines and in countries as diverse as Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and USA. Congratulations to Joe Magsaysay for making Potato Corner the tastiest franchise in Philippines and being the winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award.


I-Remit

HEART FOR OFWS COMPANY OF THE YEAR


This award is given to private and public corporations that implement specific programs that produce a positive and significant effect to Filipino overseas foreign workers and their families.

FINALISTS
LBC
Magsaysay People Resources Corporation (MPRC)
PJ Lhuillier
Sta. Lucia Land