EOY Philippines winner goes to Monte Carlo

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Hybrid Social Solutions, Inc. founder and Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2012 Jim Ayala represented the Philippines at the 2013 World Entrepreneur Of The Year (WEOY) Awards banquet on 8 June, which was held in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Jim’s wife, Missy, SGV Chairman and Managing Partner Vic Noel and EOY Program Director Tonette Tionko also attended the gala event. They were welcomed by Philippine Consul to Monaco Patsy Zobel, who presented Jim with a congratulatory letter from President Noynoy Aquino. At the Awards banquet, Jim was presented with a trophy by Ernst & Young Global Chairman and CEO-elect Mark Weinberger and WEOY judge Dr. James Mwangi.

Other members of the Philippine delegation included Mark Ruiz, president of Microventures, Inc. and Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2010 finalist, who was invited to be one of the session panelists and Mylene Abiva, president of FELTA Multi-media, Inc. and EOY 2009 finalist, who participated as a founding member of EY’s Global Women in Business Advisory Council. Ronald Pineda, EOY 2010 finalist and president of Adenip, Inc. and , as well as Rags2Riches, Inc. CEO Reese Fernandez-Ruiz also attended the event.