Investor Relations Workshop - Manila, Philippines, 4th & 5th October 2007

Praise for the Investor Relations Workshop that took place in Manila over the 4th and 5th of October 2007.

“There were three main things I took away from the session; 1. Focus on your investor relations role, 2. Enhance your website with downloadable video of CEO/top management, 3. Develop a pro-active investor relations program.” Alexander C. Escucha, First Vice President, China Banking Corporation

“I learnt some very valuable information, investor relations is basically impression management.” Sharade Erames-Padilla, Semirara Mining Corp.

“I now understand that investor relations must not only look at how to effectively manage external investors, they must also develop a plan for communicating relevant ideas to internal stakeholders to maintain consistency and transparency in all company endeavors.” Dave Michael V. Valeriano, Loans Manager, Manila Water

“The concept of branded investor relations is new to me and presents interesting proposition and opportunities to further develop our investor relations function, focusing and targeting our efforts on activities that will give us the most value.” Cherry Chan Tan, Head, Investor Relations, Globe Telecom, Inc

“I feel I can now confidently consolidate the various groups of our company currently doing different functions within the investor relations spectrum into one, cohesive working unit.” Antonio J. Garcia, Vice President, Intellectual Property Ventures Group

“To me, the most significant idea I picked up from this seminar is the concept of selling company stock as a ‘brand’. I would like to adopt this concept for our company stock to make it better known as a particular ‘brand’ in the market.” Renato N. Migrino, VP-Finance, Treasurer & CFO, Philex Mining Corporation

“The first thing I will do will be to check out our investor relations existing practice and relate everything to what I have learned in this seminar.” Reyna-Beth D. De Guzman, Investor Associate, San Miguel Corporation

“I was actually fascinated to understand that the top key factor to really push a company’s image and reputation is to show credibility and integrity.” Elisa R. Dungca, Divisional Manager – Planning, Budget and IT, Philex Mining Corporation

“The basics and best practices in investor relations that were taken up during the two-day workshop would be my essential tool in the setting up of the investor relations function of the company.” Brian Edang, Investor Relations Group, Vista Land & Lifescapes

“Possibly the most valuable thing I will take away from this seminar; ‘You never get a second chance at a first impression’.” Kristina I. Garcia, Assistant Director – Investor Relations, Megaworld Corporation

“I learnt some invaluable information, particularly the importance of communicating the activities of your company in a consistent, timely and regular fashion.”
Udela C. Salvo, Vice President and CFO Assistant, Philippine National Bank (PNB)

“The three most important things I learned at this seminar were; about the 21 storylines, never underestimate the power of employee communication and a new way to deal with crisis management.” Vanessa Vargas-Unlayao, Communications Officer, San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc.

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