Asia CEO Forum



Grand Winners & Circle of Excellence Awardees

Asia CEO Awards 2018

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.

Lifetime Contributor (Public Sector)


Amando Tetangco (former Governor Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas)

Amando Tetangco served 2 terms as Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) under 3 administrations. His transformative leadership has strengthened the reputation of the BSP into one of the most credible central banks in Asia. He was named one of the world’s best central bankers by Global Finance magazine in multiple years.

Join us in congratulating Amando Tetangco, Winner of the Lifetime Contributor for Asia CEO Awards 2018.

Lifetime Contributor (Private Sector)


Tessie Sy-Coson (Chairperson, BDO)

Teresita Sy-Coson began working for the family business at an early age. She rose to be president of SM Retail group and oversaw significant expansions. As Chair of BDO, Tessie was key to creating the country’s largest banking group. She currently guides key diverse businesses as Vice Chair of SM Investments.

Join us in congratulating Ms. Tessie Sy-Coson, Winner of the Lifetime Contributor for Asia CEO Awards 2018!


Wellness Company of the Year

The award is open to any Philippines-based organization that achieved important success at workplace health promotion activities or organization policy designed to support healthy behavior in the workplace and to improve health outcomes of employees.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Chevron Holdings
  • Genpact Services LLC
  • Hinduja Global Solutions
  • HP Philippines
  • HSBC Global Service Centre Philippines
  • Johnson & Johnson Philippines
  • Smart Communications
  • TeleTech
  • Toshiba Information Equipment Philippines

Grand Winner:

Chevron Holdings

Chevron has a commitment to nurture health and wellness of their employees. It has extensive programs and medical coverage that goes beyond most companies. It is unique by the comprehensive programs it has for preventing work-related musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) or Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs).

Congratulations to Chevron Holdings, winner of the Wellness Company of the Year for 2018.

Philam Group

Young Leader of the Year

Candidates for this award can be either organizations that have done exemplary work developing young leaders or for individual young leaders who have accomplished remarkable achievements. The young leaders should be should not be older than 35 years old during the year considered and have the title ranging from manager and up.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Christian Lim of Microsoft Philippines
  • Daniel Alexander of Converga Asia
  • Henry Motte-Munoz of
  • Jacqueline Gutierrez of Allure Asia
  • James Alba of Vendo Corporation
  • Mica Tan of MFT Group of Companies
  • Patrick Gentry of Sprout Solutions
  • Patrick Linton of Bolton Remote International
  • Pauline Pangan of AFDigital
  • Tony Ennis of First Circle

Grand Winner:

Christian Lim (Microsoft)

Christian Lim was one of the members of the pioneering team that built the broadband industry in the country. Christian has also been responsible for driving digital transformation and GTM for all Microsoft products in the Philippines. Congratulations to Christian Lim, winner of the Young Leader of the Year for 2018.


Heart for OFW’s 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.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Döhle Seafront Crewing (Manila), Inc.
  • Epsilon Maritime Services, Inc.
  • Lamudi Philippines, Inc.
  • LBC Express
  • PLDT Global

Grand Winner:

Dohle Seafront Crewing

Dohle Seafront Crewing serves not just OFWs, but has the most extensive focus on the families of OFWs. In addition to regular savings, investment programs, the company provides extensive training programs to spouses and children covering everything about health, financial planning, parenting and employment. Let’s have a big hand for Dohle Seafront Crewing, winner of the Heart for OFW’s Company of the Year for 2018.

United Neon

Most Innovative Company of the Year

Given to organizations that introduced an innovation—whether product, service, or process—that have led to the growth of that company and the development of their industry. The members of the Circle of Excellence for this award are all pioneers in their own fields, and have introduced changes in their companies to gain a measurable competitive advantage over their competitors.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Bounty Agro Ventures
  • FINTQnologies Corp.
  • Flyspaces
  • FoodFlow
  • Fruitas Holdings
  • LiveWell Corporate Solutions
  • True Money Philippines

Grand Winner:

Bounty Agro Ventures

Bounty Agro Ventures has become the dominant market leader in roasted chicken nationwide through its innovative no sauce products that changed the way Filipinos eat. A company to continue to watch for the future. Applaud for Bounty Agro Ventures, winner of the Most Innovative Company of the Year for 2018.

LBC Business Solutions

SME Company of the Year

The awards is open to any Profit-Making Company that achieved important success. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are defined as non-subsidiary, independent firms employing between 10 and 500 employees.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Aficionado Perfumes-Central Affirmative Co.
  • Everise/ C3
  • FlySpaces
  • Italpinas Development Corporation
  • Philippines Urban Living Solutions - MyTown
  • RCD Land
  • Seven A.D.
  • Sprout Solutions
  • True Money Philippines

Grand Winner:

Philippine Urban Living Solution - MyTown

Philippine Urban Living Solutions is revolutionizing rental housing communities under the MyTown brand in which young professionals can live, play, and walk to work. It currently provides community-oriented dormitories with 3,300 beds. We wish them continued success. Philippine Urban Living Solutions wins the SME Company of the Year for 2018.

SPi Global

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.

Circle of Excellence Awardees:

  • Advanced World Systems / Advanced World Solutions
  • Amkor Technology Philippines
  • Converge ICT Solutions
  • Cobena Business Analytics & Solutions
  • First Circle
  • iQor Philippines
  • PCCW Solutions Philippines
  • Smart Communications
  • Sprout Solutions
  • Toshiba Information Equipment Philippines
  • VA Tech Wabag (Philippines)

Grand Winner:

Toshiba Information Equipment

Toshiba Information Equipment has achieved breakthroughs as one of the largest manufacturers in the country. It chose the Philippines to produce and launch the world’s first 14 terabyte hard disk drive with 630 million units produced. Help us to congratulate Toshiba Information Equipment Philippines as winner of the Technology Company of the Year for 2018.