COMCO Mundo’s Group Chief Executive Director and Lead Strategic Counsel/ Co-Founder Mr. Ferdinand 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 Australia – New Zealand regions.
For the PR Champion of the Year (Agency) award, Mr. Ferdinand 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 finalists in the Best Use of Micro/ Niche Influencers and Best Anniversary Campaign categories respectively. COMCO Southeast Asia also received finalist citation for the PR Team of the Year (Agency) award.
Mr. Bondoy started as a PR academic scholar of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) in the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila) 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. Ferdinand Bondoy has been recently elected as an International 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 also the Corporate Secretary of the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Philippines and Co-Chair of the organization’s Philippine Student Quill Awards.
Mainly, Mr. Ferdinand Bondoy is the Group Chief Executive Director and Lead Strategic Counsel 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 in six years 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.
About COMCO Mundo League of Enterprises
A powerhouse and global award-winning communications group, COMCO Mundo League of Enterprises is a collective of agencies and programs dedicated to advancing the communications profession and related disciplines; to be a force for social change; to nurturing craftsmanship, talent growth and workplace community culture; and to championing borderless collaboration. The COMCO Mundo League of Enterprises is comprised of COMCO Southeast Asia, COMCO Middle East & Africa, TARO AOX Inc. Digital + Integrated Communications, SEA Wave & Spice Multimedia Content Studio, Camp COMCO Alumni Society, and Citizen COMCO.
COMCO has been awarded Medium Consultancy of the Year in Asia Pacific at PRCA APAC Awards, thrice as Agency of the Year 2nd Runner-up at the IABC Quill Awards; Agency of the Year – Silver Award at the ASEAN PR Excellence Awards; Finalist for Boutique PR Consultancy of the Year at Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia, Marketing Interactive’s PR Awards Asia-Pacific, and the global CIPR Excellence Awards; and 150 metals from various local and international award-giving bodies.