Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines Harald Fries recently attended a knowledge-sharing luncheon with at the Tower Club in Makati City, Manila, Philippines, hosted by the auditing firm KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co.
According to The Inquirer, the Swedish ambassador acknowledged KPMG RGM & Co.’s efforts in bringing more Swedish power players to the country while discussing developments in the local and global economies, which impact the Philippine consumer markets sector.
KPMG RGM & Co. executives present were vice chairman and chief operating officer Emmanuel P. Bonoan, vice chairman and head of advisory Henry D. Antonio, chief finance officer Pacifico M. Castañeda, tax principal Maria Carmela M. Peralta and advisory partner Michael H. Guarin.
The event was attended also by other members of the Swedish business community in the country, Ericsson Telecommunications, Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Sean Gowran; Retail Software Associates Corp. CEO Bo Lundqvist; Auto-Delta Volvo Bus president Robbie Torres; Swedish Embassy senior trade promotion officer Giselle Yap; Atlas Copco business line manager Raymond Buenaventura; Ikano Philippines Inc. marketing manager Jasmin Cruz; Electrolux Philippines country marketing manager Andrea Soto-Pionilla; and Swedish Match Philippines sales area manager for Asia Pacific Martin Ejecklint.