Active & Connected
Chalre Associates is active in
promoting the industries and companies we serve. Examples of
these activities are below.
"WE PROMOTE OUR CLIENTS' BUSINESSES
+ 632 822 4129
of Chalre Associates are well known in their industries of focus
throughout the region of South East Asia. Their editorials and
interviews have been published by international media organizations
throughout the world. For an exhaustive listing of their
articles and speeches, go to the Publications
section of the Chalre Associates website.
Asia CEO Forum is the largest regular business event
in Philippines and considered one of the most important in Southeast Asia.
The forum is organized by Chalre Associates for the spreading of ideas that help executive managers active in the region.
Awards is the largest business awards events in Philippines
with major sponsors like American Express, PLDT Alpha
Enterprise, Ford, Accenture, Teleperformance, KPMG, Jones Lang
LaSalle, NorthgateArinso and others.
CEO Awards highlights business achievement in Philippines and
promotes the nation as a premier business destination.
pack your bags for the
The Philippines is not just a call-center haven
and an outsourcing hub. The country is now attracting niche financial jobs
and looks set to reap further rewards from Wall Street's continued cost
Foreign banks are hiring more accountants, audit managers, chief financial
officers, controllers, and financial planning managers to work in the
country. Meanwhile, Filipino finance professionals are upgrading their
skills and equipping themselves with sought-after qualifications, such as
CFAs, to stay competitive.
Richard Mills, chairman of Chalré Associates, a search firm which has
operations in the country, says financial institutions that are growing
include J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Thomson Reuters. "Most started
a few years ago in Philippines doing call center work but realised that
people seem to like working with Filipinos so now they
are moving quickly up to much higher-value work," says Mills.
Deutsche Bank has been the fastest to move up the value chain, he adds.
"They hire CFO-level Filipinos for financial analysis work, supporting the
company's global CFOs. Thomson Reuters has moved a tremendous amount of its
capital market research to Philippines. They do very sophisticated work
Bert Santos, president and chief executive of MRI Worldwide Philippines,
observes that while the basic pay of executives is much lower in the
Philippines than in Hong Kong or in Singapore, firms tend to offer various
extra perks in remuneration packages, such as meal and transport allowances.
Senior management roles are typically held by expats in the first few years
but as the business becomes more established, locals are promoted.
"Foreigners usually occupy only the general manager and one or two top-level
positions in foreign banks. Local banks would have Filipino GMs and Filipino
top executives," says Santos.
the article above
PDF format by clicking below.
& Management Consulting:
Associates provides its Executive Search & Management
Consulting services throughout the Asia Pacific region. We are
proactive and well known in our sectors of focus. Regional
Managers use us to help bridge the gap between local environments and
the world-class requirements of multinational corporations.