Ana Aboitiz-Delgado is the Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) and Chief Customer Experience Officer, as well as Chief Digital Channels Officer of UnionBank of the Philippines. UnionBank is the first to offer a fully digital banking experience in the country.  She is also one of the recipients of the 5th Mansmith Market Masters Awards for Senior Mentors, the first and only […]

Kristine Alvarez-Go is the general manager of Unilever Nutrition for Southeast Asia and a member of the board of Unilever Philippines. She won the Asia Pacific CMO of the Year 2022 from Tambuli, among other awards. In this interview, she shares her thoughts about growing the core through fresh consistency. Q1: You have been involved with many brands, categories and […]

Lucio Cochanco, Jr. is the President and CEO of Fly Ace Corporation, marketer of Jolly canned vegetables, canned fruits, Doña Elena Mediterranean products (olive oil, olives & capers, pasta sauces, canned tomatoes, anchovies, bottled sardines and canned tuna), Good Life oriental products (sotanghon, egg noodles, bihon, bread crumbs, sesame oil and oyster sauce) and other food products, many of which […]

Rosemarie Rafael is the Chair and CEO of Airspeed Group of Companies, providing end-to-end logistics service to business-to-business clients. She is also President of the Women Business Council of the Philippines (WomenBizPh). In this interview, she shares about resiliency and how she has turned crisis into opportunities.  Q1: You started your career in sales.  Can you share with us some […]

Happy New Year. There is always much to learn from Filipino  business leaders and innovators coming from different industries featured in my blog josiahgo.com almost every week.  I am eternally grateful and honored when they say yes, and take time to unselfishly give their insights, that benefit many marketers and their companies. Readers seem to be preparing for post-pandemic “normalcy” and growth, […]

Mike Canlas and his wife Lucci started Bang Bang Special Crispy Bangus at the height of the 2020 pandemic. After expanding through franchising, they developed over 40 take-out stores in over a year (now with 100 stores). Bang Bang Special Crispy Bangus won an international NextGen franchising competition in 2021. In this interview, Bang Bang co-founder Mike Canlas shares how […]

Ryan K Cruz is the Founder and CEO of Nippon Hasha, composed of Ramen Yushoken and Mendokoro Ramenba, food establishments that have been attracting long lines of quality-conscious customers.  Ryan spoke in the 5th Entrep Summit organized by Day 8 Business Academy, and Mansmith and Fielders Inc. about facing adversities during Covid-19 and how they emerged stronger afterwards. His talk, along […]

Esports is a competitive gaming industry where gamers play in organized, multiplayer matches. It is a relatively new industry. In this interview, Ronald Robinson Robins, Founder and CEO of esports pioneer Mineski Global, the largest esports organization in Southeast Asia, shares with us the latest about the esports industry.  Q1:  How big is esports? What was the tipping point that […]

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