News Release


Signing of Memorandum of Partnership and Cooperation (MPC) at the September 12, 2023 MAP International CEO Conference

September 12, 2023

This MPC enjoins the three signatory-organizations to share best management practices to promote management excellence and to mount education, information and communication activities that enhance the knowledge and skills of management practitioners and educators. The MPC also calls for the creation of training and development programs that produce great managers and leaders, and the advocacy for reforms that will help improve the ease of doing business in the region.


Standing from left to right:

* H.E. Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Secretary-General of ASEAN
* Mr. George T. Barcelon, Philippine Representative to the ASEAN Business Advisory Council and the President of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)
* Thailand Ambassador Tull Traisorat

Seated from left to right:

* Mr. Bicky Bhangu, Chair of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce
* Atty. Benedicta Du-Baladad, President of Management Association of the Philippines (MAP)
* Mr. Nithi Patarachoke, Chair of Thailand Management Association (TMA)