MAP names Zamora new president

PEOPLE (The Philippine Star) - November 22, 2016 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) has named Marife Zamora, currently chair of the local unit of global consumer management giant Convergys Corp., its new president effective next year.

Zamora, who will replace current president Perry Pe, will become the third woman president and the 68th to assume the top post of the business group since its inception in 1950.

Zamora pioneered Convergys in the Philippines, setting up its first contact center in 2003 and leading its growth into being the country’s largest private employer.

In 2011, she became Convergys managing director for Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and was eventually named chair of Convergys Philippines in 2014.

Zamora is also currently vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, has served as president of Philippine Software Association and director of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines.

The incoming MAP president is co-founder and chair of the Filipina CEO Circle, an organization of Filipina CEOs who rose through the ranks to lead large corporations in the country’s private sector.

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