SGV marks 73 Purposeful Years

SGV Partners and Staff gathered to celebrate the Firm’s 73rd Staff Anniversary last 20 August 2019 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The event recognized the Firm’s outstanding professionals who stand united and committed to delivering exceptional client service and fulfilling our Purpose.

SGV Vice Chairman and Deputy Managing Partner Wilson Tan welcomed over 5,000 professionals to the first part of the anniversary celebrations, which featured staff promotions and recognized SGV’s CPA board examination top placers and the passers of the Certified Information Systems Auditor examinations. He thanked everyone for their exceptional performance for the past fiscal year and invited all to recommit to SGV’s Purpose of nurturing leaders and enabling businesses for a better Philippines.

EY ASEAN Regional Managing Partner Nam Soon Liew then delivered his remarks, highlighting EY’s growing practice in the ASEAN region. He encouraged everyone to align their actions towards Vision 2020 by focusing on winning in the market, creating high performing teams, and strengthening global and empowering local markets.

SGV Leadership Team with RMP Nam Soon Liew

At the start of the second part of the program, SGV Chairman and Managing Partner Itos Cruz spoke on the Firm’s achievements for FY19 and the latest developments in the practice. He emphasized the significance of SGV’s legacy and the role that the Firm plays in national sustainable development. He then called on stage the Leadership team who guide SGV’s professionals to remain committed to our Purpose.

SyCip and Special Award Recipients

The second part of the program also recognized the Loyalty, Special and SyCip Awardees for their outstanding service to the Firm. In a special tribute, SGV staff led by the SGV Glee honored retiring partners Arnel de Jesus and Louie Ferrer.

Newly Admitted Advisory Principals

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Newly Admitted Tax Partners and Principal

The program concluded with the formal presentation of the 12 new SGV partners and principals: Margaux Advincula, Albert Bon, Armando Cajayon Jr., Philip Casanova, Carlo Dimarucut, Thyrza Marbas, Liez Rafal-Roble, Bienvenido Rebullido II, Wanessa Salvador, Maricris See, Karen Sta. Maria-Constantino, and Arlyn Sarmiento-Sy.

The celebrations were punctuated with exciting raffle prizes and entertaining performances from the top three finalists of SGV’s Got Talent Season 8. The staff anniversary program was followed by a thrilling after-party where everybody danced the night away with Hale, Ebe Dancel and DJ Patty Tiu.