“We are very pleased to have won these awards because human resource management is at the core of our company\’s transformation,” said Maynilad President and CEO, Victorico P. Vargas.
The award was presented to Maynilad during the 22nd World HRD Congress event in Mumbai, India. Maynilad is the lone awardee from the Philippines.
Organized by the World HRD Congress, together with the Institute of Public Enterprise of the government of India, the Global HR Excellence Award recognizes outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations in the field of human resource. The award is given during the Annual World HRD Congress which is the largest meeting of HR professionals from 131 countries. For the 2014 congress, almost 1,400 companies vied for awards in more than 30 categories.
Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the concessionaire of the MWSS for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (all but portions of San Andres & Sta. Ana), Quezon City (west of San Juan River, West Avenue, EDSA, Congressional, Mindanao Avenue, the northern part starting from the Districts of the Holy Spirit and Batasan Hills), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon—all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario—all in Cavite Province.