WPT speaks at ACPAPP Day

SGV Chairman and Country Managing Partner Wilson P. Tan (WPT) was a guest speaker at the ACPAPP Day (Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice) of the 2020 Accountancy Week Celebration. With the theme Filipino CPAs rising amidst challenging times, the celebration featured how the accountancy profession is managing and addressing the issues caused by the pandemic.

WPT presenting at ACPAPP Day of Accountancy Week

WPT discussed the challenges that CEOs face during the pandemic, emphasizing the need to lead with empathy, protect the health and wellbeing of people, develop proactive measures to reopen business, and contribute to economic recovery.

He explained the measures that the Firm has implemented to ensure business continuity and resilience. He shared that SGV activated a crisis management team composed of representatives from critical business units within the Firm. SGV also regularly coordinates with clients and provides them with thought-leadership materials to help them develop or adjust their resiliency plans in the face of the pandemic. Prioritizing the wellbeing of its people, the Firm has also implemented alternative work arrangements and organized wellness programs for staff. SGV has also leveraged on technology to strengthen company culture and enhance collaboration and productivity.

Over 600 participants tuned in to the session. Other speakers included chief executives from other professional services firms.