COMCO Southeast Asia (SEA)’s Regional Integration and Chief Executive Director, Mr. Ferdinand L. Bondoy, bagged the Gold Award for the PR Champion of the Year (Agency) – at the Marketing Interactive PR Awards 2022 in Singapore.
Marketing Interactive's PR Awards is the definitive awards programme for PR practitioners on both the client and agency side, designed to recognize outstanding work in the PR and communications industry across Southeast Asia, South Asia and Ausralia – New Zealand regions.
For the PR Champion of the Year (Agency) award, Mr. Bondoy won for outstanding leadership and excellence from an agency-side leader who has made a significant impact on their PR campaigns, executions and results.
At this year's PR Awards, COMCO SEA’s initiatives "Dear Survivor: COMCO Southeast Asia's Write to Ignite Blogging Project Season 2" and "Blazing Sapphire: COMCO Southeast Asia's 5th Anniversary Celebration” are also shortlisted in the Best Use of Micro/ Niche Influencers and Best Anniversary Campaign categories respectively. The Agency is also a finalist for the PR Team of the Year (Agency) award.
Mr. Bondoy started a former academic scholar of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, where he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Bachelor of Mass Communication.
Now an award-winning communications practitioner, industry trailblazer and thought leader in the communications field, Mr. Bondoy has been recently appointed as an International Communications Committee member of the United Kingdom (UK) based Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) composed of PR leaders from across the world – Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. He is the Corporate Secretary of the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Philippines and Co-Chair of the Philippine Student Quill Awards.
Mainly, Mr. Bondoy is COMCO SEA’s Regional Integration and Chief Executive Director of COMCO Southeast Asia, a powerhouse and global award-winning integrated communications agency he co-founded. Last year, they launched the COMCO Middle East & Africa (MEA) and COMCO Mundo League of Enterprises, the umbrella group for all of COMCO’s existing and upcoming ventures, initiatives and advocacies.
Through Mr. Bondoy’s leadership, COMCO Southeast Asia has won recognition garnering a total of 100 awards from various prestigious local, regional and international award-giving bodies, such as IABC Quill Awards, MarCom Awards in USA, Mumbrella Awards, Marketing Event Awards in Singapore, Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia in Hong Kong, Spikes Asia, Anvil Awards, Asia Pacific Stevie Awards, Kidlat, ARAW Advertising Values Awards and PRCA APAC Awards.
“Thank you, Marketing Interactive for this recognition. This is not just my win but also my COMCO Squadron, my COMCOys and COMCOwans (Camp COMCO apprentices and alumni), who have been with me in fulfilling the mission of meaningful storytelling and doing the best work of our lives. This win is for all of us,” Mr. Ferdinand Bondoy shared.
To know more about COMCO Southeast Asia, visit comcosea.com. Follow them on social media: facebook.com/comco.southeastasia on Facebook, linkedin.com/company/comco-hq and @comco_sea on both Instagram and Twitter.
COMCO Southeast Asia is a powerhouse and global award-winning integrated communications agency formed by the coalition of premier brand architects, inspired storytellers, and communication trailblazers in the region. Based in the Philippines and with affiliate network presence in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, COMCO SEA takes the lead in the innovation of premier brands and growth of up-and-coming businesses through the emerging global disciplines of New PR – a strategy based, content-driven, and channel-agnostic way of doing PR, and Smart Social – a holistic, authentic and integrated approach in the maximization of digital and social channels.
At the core of COMCO SEA is its unique brand of Meaningful Storytelling based on its corporate mantra and the mission to Ignite Brand Love, Social Change, Talent Growth and Regional Collaboration. In just 5 years, the Agency has done groundbreaking works for more than 70 local, regional and international brands including reputable development and humanitarian organizations. COMCO SEA has been awarded twice as Agency of the Year 2nd Runner-up at the IABC Philippine Quill Awards, Finalist for Boutique PR Consultancy of the Year in Asia at Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia, and 80 metals from various local and international award-giving bodies.