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Nov. 30, 19 | 2:19 pm

Individual Category winners of The Filipino Times Awards 2019; included therein are the Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Her Excellency Hjayceelyn Quintana (13th from left), Philippine Consul General in Dubai Paul Raymund Cortes (17th from left), New Perspective Media Group’s Chairman Riyad Mickdady (14th from left), and CEO and Managing Director Dr Karen Remo (15th from left), and the judges

Achievers of the Filipino community based in UAE were announced at The Filipino Times Awards 2019, the largest event that honors exemplary Filipinos in their respective industries and recognizes top brands in the UAE.

The fifth edition of the most-distinguished community awards–held at Sofitel Dubai The Palm–celebrated the competence and achievements of 17 Filipino professionals in their respective fields.

Over 500 nominations were received under the individual category that started on August 15.  The shortlisted 47 nominations for the 16 individual categories went through a rigorous process—which involved background information checking as well as written and oral presentations—by a panel of judges composed of 11 professionals who are prominent in their respective fields.

Dr Karen Remo, CEO and Managing Director of New Perspective Media Group and Publisher of The Filipino Times giving her opening remarks

Dr. Karen Remo, the CEO and Managing Director of New Perspective Media Group, Publisher of The Filipino Times congratulated the winners of the Awards and said: “There are around 1 million Overseas Filipinos who call the UAE their home. The country’s commitment to fostering the spirit of tolerance has made it easy for many professionals to shine and stand out in their field. I am truly proud of our winners not only for shaping the landscape of their respective industries, but also for raising the Philippine flag high in the Middle East.”

Vince Ang, General Manager, The Filipino Times said: “The Filipino Times, through The Filipino Times Awards, has always been keen to discover individuals who have helped change the image of the Filipino community in the Middle East for the better through their outstanding contribution to the region’s progress. Their success in their respective industries reflects our success as a community—and we look forward to meeting more exemplary Filipinos in the future.”

Gracing the event were Her Excellency Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana, His Excellency Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes, and spouse Dr Yasmin Balajadia-Cortes.

The Filipino Times Awards 2019 was sponsored by RAKBANK, Honda, Prime Group, Prime Medical Centre, UAE Exchange, West Zone and Frontrow International. It has also partnered with Book My Show as the official invitation system partner and P&A Grant Thornton as the auditing partner.

Below is the full list of winners of The Filipino Times Awards 2019:

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY:

  • Advertising Professional of the Year – Tricia Rachelle Cusi Jimenea
  • Architect of the Year – Christine Reyes Espinosa-Erlanda
  • Artist of the Year – Andronico Del Rosario Jr.
  • Educator of the Year – Rex Bacarra & Marjorie Fajardo – Nazaret
  • Engineer of the Year – Darwin Neil Morano 
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Jeffrey San Juan
  • Film Maker of the Year – Jonathan Paul L. Aggarao 
  • Healthcare Professional of the Year – Jose Arnold Tariga
  • Hospitality Professional of the Year – Bianca Litonjua
  • IT Professional of the Year – Jewel Lisbe Arevalo
  • Marketing Professional of the Year – Allan Michael A. Bautista
  • Media Professional of the Year – Christian Jay B. Hilotin
  • Most Promising Designer of the Year – Jose Allen Villena
  • New Media Personality of the Year – Darbie Kim “Real Talk Darbs” Estrebilla
  • Photographer of the Year – Hyku Desesto
  • Top Executive of the Year – Renelyn “Glitzy” Robles

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