Hundreds of business executives, CEO’s and business owners filled the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino for the 5th Asia CEO Awards last November 12, 2014.
Presented by PLDT Alpha and many illustrious sponsors and acclaimed media partners, Asia CEO Awards aims to recognize extraordinary leaders in the Philippines and highlight them on the world stage. This annual event was birthed from the Asia CEO Forum, the largest regular networking event in the Philippine business community.
A dozen award categories were showcased in the evening, including KMPG Executive Leadership Team of the Year, Meralco Top Employer of the Year, Smart Global Filipino Executive, and SPI Global Young Leader of the Year.
Creativoices CEO and Voice of the Youth Founder Pocholo “The VoiceMaster” Gonzales was recognized as one of the 5 finalists of the SPI Global Young Leader of the Year Award. The award is given to young entrepreneurs who have shown leadership excellence in their own fields. Pocholo was nominated for his outstanding contributions in changing the landscape of voice acting in the Philippines through his company Creativoices Productions. Not only is Pocholo the most recognized voice artist in the country, but he is also known for having grown a new breed of voice artists through Voiceworx, the only intensive voice acting and dubbing workshop being offered in the country today.
Other finalists for the SPI Global Young Leader of the Year Award included: Nishant D’Souza of AG&P, Scott Judy of AIG Philippines, Jose Leviste III of ITPI, Michael McCullough of KMC MAG Group, and Lyle Jover of Raket.ph.