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Arthur R. Tan, vice chairman and chief executive officer of IMI, won the Global Filipino Executive of the Year in the Asia CEO Awards 2017 held last night at the Marriott Hotel Manila.
The award is given to a Filipino citizen or person of Filipino descent who achieved recognizable success in the Philippines or outside of it in the field of business, government and academics. A total of 17 awards were given last night to the most accomplished leadership teams and individuals in the Philippines and across the Asia Pacific region.
To cite a couple of his achievements, through Tan’s strategic and transformational leadership, a Philippine-based multinational company (MNC) like IMI was able to expand across borders and continents in ten years. Often, the Philippines is dependent on MNC’s coming in to develop industries. He was able to prove that “we can actually develop ourselves and actually develop others in other countries,” said Tan.
While other companies are trying to find its footing in the open market, IMI has long established its foothold across continents thanks to the foresight and influence of Tan. With him at the helm, strategic decisions are made here in the headquarters (Philippines).
This year’s event attracted the largest number of nomination bids (320 submissions) and recognized those who stood out for the great work in their organizations, the real strength of the Philippine economy.
The Asia CEO Awards is the largest business awards event in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, identifying and recognizing leadership excellence by international focused individuals and organizations. They represent a huge network of local and international business people from various industries that promote the Philippines on the world stage.
Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), the manufacturing portfolio of AC Industrial Technology Holdings, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp. is among the leading global manufacturing solutions providers in the world. IMI ranks 20th in the list of top 30 EMS providers in the world by the Manufacturing Market Insider, based on 2016 revenues. In the automotive segment, it is the sixth largest EMS provider in the world per New Venture Research.
IMI specializes in highly reliable and quality electronics for long product life cycle segments such as automotive and industrial electronics.
For the automotive segment, IMI delivers customized solutions for safety and security, among others. It supplies cameras that are integral technology to the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). For the industrial segment, it manufactures security and access control devices, power modules, and building automation, among others. From its manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, China, United Kingdom and the Philippines, IMI provides engineering, manufacturing, and support and fulfillment capabilities to diverse industries globally. For more information, click here.