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ABS-CBN Anchor Cathy Yang Joins PLDT Top Management Team as First VP in the Company

Telco giant warm welcome the multi-warded financial journalist Cathy Yang as part of senior management team of MVP Group of Companies.

Yang was a former anchor and managing editor of the ABS-CBN News Channel will be occupying position as part of the top management team of PLDT as communication strategist and advisor of the giant telco in the country. Yang who will take the rank as first vice president in the company will also oversee the needs of broader communication of the MVP Group of Companies to the higher level using digital space.

According to the report, the head of PLDT-Smart public affairs Mon Isberto will be going out after 25 years in service to the company, Yang will be replacing to the high ranking officers in the company.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Manuel V. Pangilinan expressed welcome words to their new high ranking officer in the company.

“We welcome Cathy into the senior management ranks of PLDT and Smart.  Cathy is an excellent communicator and a journalist of unquestioned integrity.

Her extensive experience as a financial and media person, here and abroad, will add a new dimension to our communication strategy in articulating and presenting who we are and how we perform.

She will bring our era of communication into the digital space. Again, a warm welcome to Cathy,” PLDT chairman, president and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan said.

“It’s a privilege to have a reputable, experienced and globally-acclaimed executive as part of our team. We will, together, take the company to new heights. Welcome to the group,” Smart president and CEO and PLDT chief revenue officer Alfredo Panlilio said.

In her part, Yang is committed to bring the company into new era where her experience in the media expertise in the field of profession is very much needed.

“We have yet to witness the power of digital connectivity on e-learning, as PLDT plays a key role in transformational education with schools resuming under the new normal.  I look forward to working with the PLDT Board, our shareholders and stakeholders, in ensuring we stand front and center as a key enabler in the economy’s recovery,” she said.

Yang received global recognition as financial journalist with the span of 28 years in the field of professional practice.

Prior to her new appointment in PLDT, Yang rendered her services as anchor-managing editor of the ABS-CBN News Channel, she also hosted programs like “Market Edge” and “Business Nightly.”

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