The “A” People

Aboitiz Group of Companies is home to industry leaders and top talents backed with exceptional skills and knowledge, and shaped by experience. We deliver world-class service to our clients as we continue to support the company’s thrust in creating better ways for our community. We are guided by our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Responsibility. We stand out, and we always carry the A-Person brand in what we do.

What does it take to be an A-Person?

We are strongly motivated to get things done.
We are driven, passionate and energetic.
We seek innovative yet practical solutions.
We value excellence in what we do.
We take calculated risks and welcome change.
We are dynamic yet collaborative.
We celebrate success.
We value work ethics and we do the right things.

We are the A-People.

We are the Aboitiz Group of Companies.

Are you an A-Person?

Jumpstart your career with us today. Visit our career section and check for positions that might fit you!

Passion drives career success at Aboitiz. Read what some successful A‐People have to say.

 

Who We Are?

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    Iris Rosellosa-Dorado

    Vice President - Risk Management

    CitySavings Bank

    I’m good at
    Working under pressure.

    What I like best about working in Aboitiz
    Able to interact with the executives up close and personal, be it at work or at company-related events, without going through red tape.

    Favorite Work Perk
    Travel! The miles, the miles.

    What you should know about Aboitiz
    You don’t need to move to Manila to experience world-class corporate centers. It’s here in Cebu.

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    Sherrie Anne Jimenez

    Asst. Vice President - Energy Sales (Luzon)

    Aboitiz Power Corporation

    What I do
    I handle the sales and marketing of power supply for key accounts and manage the company’s relationship with them. I also handle the back-up power sourcing for our generating companies.

    What I like best about my job
    Allows me to meet, work with and learn from the decision makers in the power industry.

    Favorite work perk
    Working with the bosses. It allows me to see first-hand how they think, work and strategize.

    What makes Aboitiz a great place to work
    Aboitiz takes care of its people and encourages them to learn and grow both as professionals and as individuals.

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    Robin Sarmiento

    Chief Finance Officer

    AboitizLand, Inc.

    What I like best about my job
    I get to immerse myself in numbers.

    What are the challenges of my job
    One challenge would probably be the early morning commute. Thankfully, I have a human alarm clock (my 1yr old daughter).

    What makes Aboitiz a great place to work
    The company does a good job of recruiting talent, so I enjoy the people I work with.

    What I’d say to a potential candidate
    The Aboitiz group will be good fit for you if you are…

    1. Open-minded
    2. Hard-Working
    3. A team-player

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    Adrian Po, Jr

    Department Manager

    Davao Light & Power Co.

    What I do
    I procure items for Davao Light and help other Aboitiz business units source out their procurement needs.

    I’m good at
    Numbers and negotiating with suppliers

    The best piece of advice given to me
    Everything can be learned, go take that risk.

    Fondest Aboitiz memory
    The fondest and shall I say the most fulfilling memory I have with Aboitiz is when I qualified for the Aboitiz scholarship.

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    Joann Opone-Gumtang

    HR Manager

    Pilmico Foods Corporation

    What I do
    I handle organizational development & culture building programs to make sure that the right people stay on the bus.

    What I like best about my job
    I like it when I’m able to give inputs & recommendations that are listened to & become basis for management’s decision in making things better.

    What you should know about Aboitiz
    Aboitiz is a place to grow, and growth requires commitment. Commitment to the company, to the team & most of all to yourself to make things better.

    What makes Aboitiz a great place to work
    The culture is very family oriented & at the same time very professional and very driven. Our leaders care about us as people and are very concerned about growth as an individual both personally & professionally. Most importantly, all this seriousness is sprinkled with fun.

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    Christopher Camba

    Asst. Vice President - Government Relations

    Aboitiz Equity Ventures

    What I do
    I’m responsible for designing and managing HR strategies in the attraction, retention and optimization of talents to support the achievement of business goals.

    What are the challenges of my job
    Ensuring that we continuously provide significant support and advice to management in relation to effectively managing our human resource.

    Favorite Aboitiz CSR activity
    TESDA’s Technical Institute, which we help build from scratch, has been producing (from zero experience) high quality skilled workers. To date, it has improved the lives of over 1,000 beneficiaries.

    What you should know about Aboitiz
    Aboitiz provides a working environment that is conducive for continuous learning and achievement.

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    Jay Gatmaitan

    Asst. Vice President - Business Development

    Aboitiz Power Corporation

    What I do
    I market the electricity produced by APC’s power plants.

    What I like best about my job
    Working with some of the brightest people from the power industry.

    What makes Aboitiz a great place to work
    People work hard but also know how to have fun.

    What I’d say to a potential candidate
    This is not a place to just get a job but also a place to build a career.

     

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    Kenneth Lim

    Information Systems Architect

    Aboitiz Equity Ventures

    What I do
    Ensure availability of business application systems in AEV and related subsidiaries.

    What I like best about my job
    I get to be creative in designing, developing and implementing application systems. In the process I get to learn about the non-IT areas of the organization (like Accounting, HR).

    Favorite work perk
    Numerous team bonding activities within the year.

    What makes Aboitiz a great place to work
    This is where real hard work pays off. Believe it.

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    Ria Calleja

    Asst. Vice President - Corporate Branding and Communication

    Aboitiz Power Corporation

    My ‘Inspired By Passion’ moment
    Brainstorming sessions with the team. When we are pushed to be creative,
    to be different. Then an idea comes. Eureka!

    Something I wish I could learn at the snap of my fingers
    Play an instrument. I’ve always dreamt of being a rockstar.

    Favorite Aboitiz CSR activity
    The relief operations for Ondoy victims. Racing against time, we came together and got really hands on in helping out. It was my proudest moment as an Aboitiz employee.

    Favorite work perk
    I get to laugh with the bosses.

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    William Podot

    Accounting and Tax Senior Managerr - Accounting

    AboitizLand, Inc.

    What I do
    I supervise the day-to-day accounting operations of AboitizLand. On top of this, I manage the company’s tax exposure and audit activities.

    Favorite work perk
    The many fun activities organized by the company.

    Favorite Aboitiz CSR activity
    My favourite is the ‘You Too Can Be a Hero Program’ of AboitizLand. Every Friday, AboitizLand employees help transform the academic and out-of-classroom learning experience of public school kids.

    What you should know about Aboitiz
    Aboitiz invests in their people regardless of position.

     

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