Wilcon Depot honored at ASEAN Business Awards for Retail

Wilcon Depot

Posted at Dec 19 2018 11:25 AM

The Philippines' leading home improvement and construction supply retailer was recently honored at the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) in Singapore.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Wilcon Depot's March 16, 2017 Prospectus states that Wilcon Depot is the Philippines’ leading home improvement and construction supplies retailer based on its gross sales in 2015, according to a study conducted by University of Asia and the Pacific - Center of Research and Communication Foundation, Inc. in October 2016.]

Wilcon Depot won in the Priority Integration Sector in Retail Category at the ABA gala dinner held November 12, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad handed over the award to Wilcon Founder and Chairman Emeritus William Belo, alongside Wilcon's President and Chief Executive Officer Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie Ong, VP for Human Resources Grace Tiong, VP for Product Development Eden Godino, Investors Relations Officer Jean Alger; and AVP for Sales and Operations Ruben Flores, Ruel Godino, Francis Lazaro, Benly Chan, Rubylyn Candelaria, Desiree Cuerdo, and Catherine Guingab; and GoNegosyo's Founder Joey Concepcion and wife Marissa Concepcion, who witnessed the bestowment of the award.

Wilcon Depot was among the awardees of Priority Integration Sector which was presented to 16 other sub-categories namely: Agri-Based, Aviation, Automotive, Electronics, Energy, Finance, Fisheries, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, ICT, Infrastructure, Logistics, Rubber-Based, Textiles, Tourism and Wood-Based who have shown significant progress in establishing and reinforcing its positions, in a myriad of industry sectors.

"From the humble beginnings of Wilcon Depot, being recognized by the biggest business awards exclusively for the ASEAN region is truly an honor. Receiving the award validates the strong reputation and industry leadership that Wilcon has attained for over 40 years now," Wilcon Depot Founder and Chairman Emeritus William Belo said.

The prestigious ASEAN Business Awards is organized by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council to recognize the most outstanding and successful ASEAN companies contributing to ASEAN's economic growth and prosperity.

"To be positioned as a credible market player not only here in the Philippines but also among the ASEAN community proves that Wilcon, as a homegrown brand, exemplifies international standards in serving the retail industry," he added.

The retail giant will continue to live up by the standard of excellence and commitment they adhere to. The recognition as an outstanding and promising ASEAN enterprise will surely bring greater opportunities for their business.

To learn more about Wilcon, log on to www.wilcon.com.ph. You can also follow them at their social media accounts at facebook.com/wilcondepot.ph and instagram.com/wilcondepot.ph.

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