Cheri Moran serves as the Vice President of Sales at Universal Robina Corporation (URC), making her the first female to hold this position. Previously, she made history as the first female Sales Director at Coca-Cola Philippines, breaking barriers in a male-dominated industry. Moran has been honored as part of the inaugural batch of winners of the Mansmith Sales Masters Awards, […]

IBS Electronics Group is a global distributor founded in 1980 in Southern California, USA. They support the electronics manufacturing and industrial industries by providing a wide range of services, including inventory management, vendor consolidation, engineering services, prototyping, and custom design support integrated into the cost of the distributed components and products globally. Beth Dureza spearheaded the establishment of IBS Electronics’ […]

Asher Lu, Sales Director of Procter and Gamble Philippines, has been honored as part of the inaugural batch of winners of the Mansmith Sales Masters Awards, the industry’s first sales awards. In this interview, Asher shares insights into how he became a growth champion, turnaround specialist, people leader, future shaper, and new venture builder. Q1: Can you tell us about […]

Albert Cuadrante is the SVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Union Bank of the Philippines.  He is also the current Chairman of Acumen Strategy Consultants, a full-service Management Consulting firm that provides consultancy services to clients belonging to the Philippines’ Top 500 companies. Albert is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Digital Marketing Association of the Philippines (DMAP) and […]

Bea Ballesca-Martinez is the marketing manager of Century Tuna, the dominant tuna brand in the Philippines. She received the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards in 2023. In this interview, she discusses the importance of brand messaging and communicating what the brand represents to its target audience. Q1. What do you want consumers to think and feel about your brand when […]

Paolo Borromeo is the President and CEO of AC Health, the Ayala-owned group that launched Healthway Cancer Care Hospital, the first dedicated cancer hospital in the Philippines. He shares about the hospital’s business model. Q1. Could you elaborate on the vision behind establishing the first cancer hospital in the Philippines with an end-to-end approach at affordable rates? What inspired this initiative? […]

Fredy Ong, the current Chairman and CEO at Unilever Philippines, has held key positions such as Vice President of Customer Development in the Philippines and Country Head of Unilever in Cambodia and Laos. In this interview, he shares insights into his diverse career journey, skills, and strategies in leadership and customer development within the context of Unilever. Q1: Transitioning from […]

Navegar is a private equity fund management company established in 2012, dedicated to making investments in Philippine companies. Managing Partner, Honorio “Nori” Poblador IV, who previously worked at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, and Rothschild, shares insights on their investment philosophy. Over the past 12 years, they’ve managed over US$300 million, investing across a diverse set of companies, including The Bistro […]

Merlee Jayme serves as the Chairmom of The Misfits Camp, a post-school initiative connecting creatives with disabilities to diverse career opportunities. She has earned accolades such as the Hall of Fame Award from the 4As Creative Guild, The New York Festivals Creative Achievement Award, and CEO of the Year by the International Association of Business Communicators. Recognized as the SEA […]

Ralph Ray Chua serves as the President of Immuni Global Inc., the manufacturer of Immuni herbal drinks packaged in rectangular sachets. Recently honored with the Mansmith Innovation Awards for product innovation, Ralph provides valuable insights into the development and launch of Immuni. Q1: Can you share the backstory of your startup and what inspired the launch of a herbal drink […]

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