MANILA – FleishmanHillard has recently made four promotions at the Manila office, headlined by Ferdinand Bondoy moving from Account Director & Digital Strategist to Vice President in just three years.
Bondoy has helped grow the Omnicom-owned agency’s Consumer Marketing practice group by winning renowned brands such as Electrolux, SM Lifestyle Entertainment, KakaoTalk, M&M’s, Krem-Top and Pioneer Insurance.
He also helped grow the firm’s digital business by spearheading social media initiatives for Electrolux, Isla Lipana (Philippine Gems), Philips (Philips Plus), KakaoTalk, Nobu Hotel, and Volkswagen.
Joining him are Account Directors Wem Mangcucang and Shai Yap, who were both stepped from their former roles as Senior Account Manager and Account Manager, respectively.
Mangcucang earned distinction by securing key accounts such as Avon, Monsanto, Novartis, Wildlife Reserves Singapore, while Yap head the Global Capital Markets team responsible for research for the local office.
Account executive MandaYamsuan has also ben promoted to Senior Account Executive. A year in FleishmanHillard, she is with the Corporate Finance Industry practice group, handling accounts such as EMC, Emerson, HP, and the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts) Institute.
“I may be in one of the most stressful professions in the world but I am also in a position where I can influence people and make a positive change in the society. And I guess if you enjoy your work, you will be able to be excellent at it, and people will be able to recognize your contributions. I thank our management for the trust and confidence. Being promoted to Vice President takes me to another level in my career and people around me can expect a higher level of craftsmanship and commitment,” Bondoy said.
Under the guidance of FleishmanHillard SVP & Partner / GM Cosette Romero, Bondoy and his team also helped the agency win several industry awards:
- Anvil Award for PR Program on a Sustained Basis (Tourism) for Electrolux (2014)
- Anvil Award for PR Program Directed at Specific Stakeholders (Consumers) for Electrolux (2014)
- Asia-Pacific Tambuli Award for Best Use of Innovative and Integrated Media for Electrolux (2014)
- Quill Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for SM Lifestyle Entertainment (2015)
“These promotions in the Manila office is a recognition and celebration of the outstanding achievements of Ferdie, Wem, Shai and Manda as well as of our other colleagues in our 80+ offices working with many global and local clients across various industries. Ferdie and Wem have achieved excellent work and many groundbreaking initiatives for our clients as well as their international exposure through their collaboration with FH’s regional network and the trainings conducted by FH Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific offices,” Romero commented on the beefed up team.