Toby Gatchalian of Mondelēz International–Philippines—one of the multinational’s biggest businesses in Southeast Asia and the mother company’s major growth drivers—among business and lifestyle magazine Rising Tigers: Nation Builders’ Top 50 Rising Tigers in the Asia Pacific.

This latest publication will feature the best and the brightest in the Philippines and Southeast Asia who never fail to balance commitment to growth with corporate social responsibility, even during the most trying times.

“Asia Leaders Awards Presents the Top 50 Rising Tigers in the Asia Pacific to motivate us all that, in spite of the challenges, we will emerge triumphant. These are the top leaders with the very new vision of the world now,” explained ALA Board Member Robert Laurel Yupangco, grandson of former President Jose P. Laurel and owner of 36 businesses worldwide.

Revitalizing Timeless Brands for Filipino Consumers

Mondelēz International–Philippines, whose new family-oriented campaigns by Toby Gatchalian, is a leader of the future who spun the tail-end of 2021 to spur renewed interest in the nine-year-old conglomerate whose major brands date back over 100 years.

“This recognition brings Mondelēz onto a new platform, which coincides with us embarking on a new journey to make the company a billion-dollar brand,” Gatchalian shared in an exclusive interview with magazine publisher TAG Media Group.

Previously known as Kraft Philippines, the multinational is responsible for making brands like BelVita, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Cheez Whiz, Chips Ahoy!, Eden Cheese/Mayo/Sandwich Spread, Oreo, Tang, Tiger Energy Biscuits, and Toblerone as all-time favorite snacks for Filipino families.

Combining Mind and Heart: Building on Kindness

“I’ve worked with many global brands and companies and only Mondelēz Philippines has this unique combination of people who are both intelligent and kind,” shared Gatchalian, whose international journey can only be summed up as “diverse.”

Thus, Mondelēz Philippines is Employer of Choice and one of the Best Places to Work in 2021 according to the Best Places to Work Certification major growth driver for their global business unit.

“We encourage an agile and growth mindset that works outside-the-box, fostering engagement, strengthening inclusion, and prioritizing employee well-being to help people adapt to and thrive to the new normal,” he added.

The mega-company has adopted programs and platforms to enable employees cope with the new normal and maintain work-life balance.

Visit Mondelēz Philippines website https://www.mondelezinternational.com/Philippines.

Recognizing the Leaders of Tomorrow

This milestone, another brainchild of the Asia Leaders Awards (ALA) Committee, will be held on March 22, 2022, at the Grand Hyatt Manila at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

Asia Leaders Awards is only the recognition giving body whose awards committee is composed of respected leaders from different chambers, organizations, and embassies like the Embassy of Singapore, the Embassy of Poland, and the Korean Council among others.

ALA’s main objective is to promote the Philippines as a premier business hub and destination in Asia.

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