Who will be the LAA, Unsung Hero Award recipients?Join the Lopez Group in cheering for the recipients of the Lopez Achievement Awards 2014 Cycle and the first-ever Unsung Hero Award at ABS-CBN’s Studio 10 on October 15, 2015.
Twenty-three nominees are vying for awards in six categories after hurdling the Q&A and assessment conducted by the screening committee in June. The categories are Customer Focus, Business Management, Operations Management, Human Resources, Corporate Image-building, and Public Responsibility.
The next step saw the nominees advancing to the next level, which involved another round of presentations and Q&As with the judges.
The finalists were then endorsed to the executive committee composed of Lopez Holdings chairman Amb. Manuel M. Lopez; ABS-CBN chairman Eugenio Lopez III; FPH chairman Federico R. Lopez; FPH president Elpidio L. Ibañez; and Lopez Holdings president Salvador G. Tirona.
Team awardees will each receive a trophy designed by National Artist Napoleon Abueva, plus a cash prize amounting to P50,000. Each member of the team will also receive individual trophies plus an LAA jacket. Individual awardees will also receive a trophy plus P50,000 in cash and an LAA jacket.
The Unsung Hero Award, which will be given out for the first time this year, is a citation for individual employees who have rendered consistent, reliable and solid performance in the workplace through the years or over a period of 10 years or more. The awardees will each receive a special medal and a cash prize amounting to P10,000.
The awards program, a legacy project of the Lopez family, was launched in 2002. This major excellence award in the Lopez Group is managed by program directors Benjamin K. Liboro and Elizabeth M. Canlas, program manager Ross Hamo Jr. and Karen Ventura and Glenda Discutido. (Story/Photo by: Ross Hamo)