MANILA, PHILIPPINES — PAGEONE CEO Ron F. Jabal, APR was named Communications Professional of the Year by the 2022 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards.
This was announced by the organizers of the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards which is the only business awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace in all 29 nations of the Asia-Pacific region. The Stevie Awards is widely considered as the world’s premier business awards, conferring recognition for achievement in programs such as The International Business Awards® for 20 years.
Mr. Jabal, who also is the founder and president of the Reputation Management Association of the Philippines (RMAP), bested several other professionals in Asia Pacific in winning the Gold award for the Most Innovative Communications Professional of the Year category.
This is the latest global recognition bestowed on Mr. Jabal who was also the recipient of APAC Communicator of the Year award given in Beijing, China and the Best PR Practitioner in Southeast Asia by the ASEAN PR network given in Jakarta, Indonesia
According to APAC Stevies, more than 900 nominations from organizations across the Asia-Pacific region were considered this year in various categories. Mr. Jabal won in the innovation in communications and public relations category where several of his clients in PAGEONE also won awards.
“This award represents decades of hard work and dedication to a lifelong learning to perfect the craft and scholarship of public relations. This is for all the probinsyanos who dare to carve a path for themselves, their families, and the communities where they belong. This trophy is for the men and women of PAGEONE Group who, despite the challenges of the pandemic, remained steadfast in delivering excellent results to clients. This is for all our clients, partners and supporters for their continued trust and confidence. This is for my family and loved ones” Mr. Jabal stressed.
Mr. Jabal was recognized for his wide experience in managing press, editorial, advocacy, public affairs, government and stakeholder relations, marketing communications and other communications requirements of several private companies, government agencies and foreign-funded projects and programs.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives around the world acting as judges in March and April. “The ninth edition of the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards attracted many remarkable nominations,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Miller. “The organizations that won this year have demonstrated that they have continued to innovate and succeed despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and we applaud them for their perseverance and creativity. We look forward to celebrating many of this year’s winners during our virtual awards ceremony on 29 June.”