Chrissa Ranis, Chief Operating Officer, My Mountain Mover
This is a tale of resilience and the power of remote work in a world where an evolving workforce has become a buzzword. It all began in early 2014 when Chrissa Beth Ranis entered the Virtual Assistance industry and explored the flexibility & convenience of remote work, at a time when Remote Staffing was a nascent concept. She started as a Senior Account Manager in one of the pioneering Virtual Assistance companies , and from there, gained invaluable insights into the workings of the industry, preparing her for the future. Fast forward March 2020, in the height of the global pandemic and unprecedented economic upheaval, widespread job loss and company closures, she found an opportunity to rise from the crisis and recognized the potential for entrepreneurial endeavours amidst adversity. So, in July 2020, together with her US partners, the Team launched My Mountain Mover. CEO Insights Asia engages in an interview to deduce more about her as a COO & leader.
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Top 10 COOs In Philippines - 2023
Philippines: On its Track to an Upper Middle-Income Country
Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in the East Asia and Pacific region. Strong consumer demand supported by a vibrant labour market and robust remittances, lay strong base for the vibrant and dynamic economy of Philippines. The growth acceleration rate of Philippines is 5.6-7.6 percent during the time period of 2021-2022. In a short time gap, country will change its status from a lower middle-income country to an upper middle-income country.
The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) has integrated Asia's economies into one giant market, making the Philippines an ideal location for businesses that want access to this market. Being one of the fastest growing countries in the ASEAN region and a highly proficient English-speaking population, it is a highly developed business-friendly economy offering unlimited opportunities for expansion of businesses. Strategic location, Trade considerations, and access to talents add to this advantage. Hence along with growing businesses, the region is offering lot of opportunities for boardroom positions for talents from the entire world.
The Company Captain
The COO is known as Vice President of Operations and is typically the second in command in a company that reports to CEO. A Chief Operating Officer (COO) combines the functions of a Chief Executive and Manager. COO is responsible for managing daily operation of a company, working closely with department heads and supervisors to support the day-to-day activity of employees.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 COOs in Philippines - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Carlo Pullini ,COO||Trimark Group Holdings||A results-driven executive with more than 10 years of experience in the retail industry, and highly skilled in strategic planning, new market entry, territory development, and market turn arounds|
|Chrissa Beth Bantugan-Ranis ,Chief Operating Officer||My Mountain Mover||She is a dynamic leader and an active advocate for various causes. She has served as the 11th president of JCI Boholana Kisses, a socio-civic organization in Bohol, Philippines|
|Dennis Duran ,COO||Finasiatech Corp||A results-driven management professional with varied work experience in the field of telecommunications, information technology, power and business process outsourcing (BPO)|
|Jaycel Demonguitan ,COO||Outsource Access||An expert leader with a passion for helping businesses grow and impacting the world, understanding processes, building teams and developing systems that drive results|
|Jesus Romero ,COO & SEVP||Converge ICT Solutions Inc||A seasoned and multi-awarded senior leader with 30 years of diverse experience in sales, marketing, business development, product management, product development, pre-sales, after-sales, engineering, operations and general management|
|Joseph Nelson Mendoza Ladaban ,COO||Lifeline 16911 Medical||An experienced leader having more than three decades of leadership experience in the business areas of operations, risk and business development|
|Martyn Taylor ,COO||Back Room Offshoring||An experienced individual with a diverse career spanning multiple industries, including banking, business and IT consulting, construction management, logistics and real estate development|
|Stephan Daoust ,COO - Global||TaskUs||Holds 24+ years of experience leading the creation and management of multichannel, multi-site business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions designed to optimize business processes, improve overall business performance and customer retention|
|Vin Perez ,COO||Ninja Van||An expert with passion for harnessing cutting-edge technology solutions and indepth knowledge of e-Commerce needs and ensures that logistics is a hassle-free affair for business partners and consumers|
|Yayu Javier ,COO & President||Avanza Inc||A UN sustainability advocate and speaker highly skilled in brand management & communication, marketing strategy and management|