Tag Media Group—The organization of Asia Leaders Awards meticulously approved the 20 honorees based on their grit, sustainability, impact in the society and success. These are the men and women who has a big influence in their peers and reaching out big time for the welfare of the nation. These are the real nation builders.
Here are the categories and honorees at the 6th Asia Leaders Awards.
Men of the Year
1. BIR Commissioner: Romeo Lumagui Jr
2. Comelec Chair: George Erwin M. Garcia
3. DFA: Dr. Jesus “Gary” Domingo
4. LGU: Gov. Hermilando Ingco Mandanas
Company of the Year
5. Franchising: Shawarma Shack
6. Human Capital: Viventis Asia
7. Global: 24/7 AI
8. Tech: realme
9. Global IT: Atos Philippines
Woman of the Year
10. President Atty. Agnes Devanadera - Clark Development Corporation
Young Leader of the Year
11. Mary Elaine Timbol of Sakahon
12. Vice Mayor Ronin Leviste of Lian, Batangas
Influencer of the year
13. Caesar Vallejos - Media
14. Puey Quiñones- Fashion Design
Woman of Substance
15. Rayla Allertsen: IamSam
16. Merle Mendoza Balicao: Mernels
17. Alodia Gosiengfiao Quimbo
18. Mharicar Castillo-Reyes: Asticom
19. Chi Atienza Valdepeñas
Fastest Growing SME of the Year
20. Asian Consulting Group- Mon Abrea
The night is a power celebration with the attendance of the families and colleagues of these icons. The program started with the welcome remarks of The Manila Hotel President Atty. Jose David Lina, the former Senator, DILG Secretary and former Governor of Laguna then followed by a keynote of one of the youngest entrepreneur in skin care, Glenda Dela Cruz of Brilliant Skin Essentials.
The companies of the year were the best from the rest of the nominations and from diverse industries; Food, Human Capital, Information Technology, Business Process Outsourcing and Retail Technology.
In Franchising, Shawarma Shack was represented by its Founder and CEO Walther Uzi Buenavista, for Human Capital under Viventis Asia was represented by its Founder and Managing Director, Malaysian Yu Ming Chin, for Global Company of the Year, 247 Customer Philippines, its represented by their Finance Director Rohith Gujjar, for realme who bagged the Technology Company of the Year, two from their companies came and represented by Patricia Gonzales and Serene Cruz while for Atos Philippines, their President/CEO who came was Jenirre Torres and received the award under Global IT.
Andria Terese Nicolas, The Vice President of Tag Media Group shares the snippets about Asia Leaders Awards and mentioned that these honorees are the nation builders of today and the next generation. The other speaker who inspires everyone was His Excellency Malaysia Ambassador Dato Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino who is also part of the board of advisers of the organization.
The event was attended also by US Embassy; Bret and Marisol Campbell, Embassy of Romania William Anton Korbl, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office General Manager Mel Robles, Atty. Carmela Lumagui, Dr. Elton See Tan of The E Hotels and Philippine Korea Economic Council, Makati Tourism Foundation Inc. Tanyu III, Choy Bernardo of Jcuppacakes, Robert Laurel Yupangco of Yupangco Group, Andrew and Grace Nicolas of Tag Media Group, Darius Razon, Philippine Red Cross Governor Baby Ortiz, Manuel Negado, Ethiopia Consul David Ackerman and Atty. Salvador Panelo among others.
The objective of the event is to highlight and recognize exclusively the nominees who gets in among thousands of nominations to inspire the nation. The award is given to world-class leaders, both in the private and public sectors.