ComCo is a regional boutique communications agency built through the coalition of premier brand architects and communication trailblazers in Asia.
Dedicated to the Southeast Asia market, ComCo manages the innovation of premier brands and advocates the growth of emerging businesses through great work with impact and results.
To provide premier and emerging brands a strategic access to world-class brand management services to achieve brand love across its stakeholders
Brand Immortality through Great Work with Social Impact
Regional Integration and Executive Director
Champion of Strategic Integration and Architect of New PR & Smart Social
Ferdinand Bondoy, a champion of strategic integration, is a multi-awarded communications practitioner with comprehensive experience, formal education and international training in New PR, IMC, Strategic Planning, Brand and Consumer Marketing, Advocacy Communication, Digital & Social, Influencer Marketing, Branded Content, Events & Activation, and Multimedia & Video Production.
He already serviced some of the biggest global and local brands and organizations in the region and spearheaded landmark campaigns recognized by the industry here and across the globe.
Ferdinand was the Vice President for Brand Marketing / Digital, Social and Content of global firm FleishmanHillard and Associate PR Director of award-winning agency Campaigns & Grey.
Business Development Director
International Communications and Luxury PR Trailblazer
Tricia Cusi is a Public Relations professional who has handled clients from various industries including consumer, corporate, luxury, fashion, hospitality, non-government organizations, health, finance and entertainment
A team leader who ensures the work being delivered, Tricia is always the best in its class that has resulted in account wins, PR awards, clients retained and recognition for clients in their respective industries.
Tricia is an expert in client servicing, media and influencer relations, strategy development, stakeholder engagement, events management, writing press releases, speeches, newsletters and other press materials, proofreading, forward feature tracking and monitoring and analyzing of publicity mileage reports
She is experienced in social media marketing, crisis communications, executive training, media planning and blogging as well as traffic controlling in a boutique or big agency.
Prior to her international stint Tricia Cusi was a Senior Account Manager in Campaigns & Grey PR.
Internal Affairs Director
Brand Communications & Operations Director
Multi-faceted Marketing Communications Expert and Content Genius
Rachel Syfargo has vast experience in both Advertising and Public Relations, conceptualizing and executing marketing programs that encompassed both fields.
During her stint in Megaworld, Rachel was part of the team that won Best in Big Idea for the Second Half 2015 Planning and Best in Integrated Marketing Communications during the 2016 Business Planning Session. She was also the Communications point person in charge of the Megaworld’s Chinese New Year campaign and Easter Wonderland PR Campaign, both of which won Quill Excellence awards under the Marketing Communications and Special Events categories, respectively. She has also managed projects for brands of various multi-national companies such as Procter & Gamble’s Pampers and e.Studyante (e.student) CSR program and Wyeth’s Promil, Bonakid and Promama.
Aside from strategic planning and execution, Rachel also handles copywriting and editorial duties within her projects. As Communications Manager of Megaworld Commercial Division, she has served as Senior Editor of the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Magazine and also managed content creation for ads and supplements, both for print and online. For PR Campaigns, aside from writing press releases, she has also created photos and stories that have landed in the front page among these Eastwood City’s Easter Egg Tree in 2014, Lucky Chinatown’s Year of the Sheep decor and Mid-Autumn Guinness Lantern Display and Eastwood City’s New Year Countdown to 2016. As Editorial Director in Campaigns & Grey PR, she was in charge of writing press releases, print supplements, TV capsule copies and editing event scripts.
Brand Communications & Administration Director
Corporate PR and Advocacy Communications Herald
Joan Icotanim’s stint in business development of community enterprises, passion in growing these businesses with a heart and commitment to market and promote these through advocacy communication, honed her to strike the balance between being socially responsible and effective communicator at the same time.
Joan, as ComCo Southeast Asia’s Brand Communications and Administration Director, leads the Agency and client-driven advocacy projects and corporate social responsibility campaigns. She currently handles World Vision and Pinnacle Sources, a Manila-based business consultancy firm to social and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). She also supports Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz advocacy project in public schools and social media.
Joan is also a former Social Enterprise Development Officer, Category Manager and Lead Production Planner at Human Nature, a leading social enterprise in personal care and consumer goods industry
She holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of thePhilippines -Diliman.
Finance and Controllership Director
Business Management Guru
Digital Solutions Enabler
Digital Marketing Innovator and Social Media Icon
Gian, the man behind leading tech blog Gadget Pilipinas, is a seasoned practitioner and an expert in digital strategy, social media and content, e-commerce, web development and performance analytics, among others.
Prior to ComCo SEA, he was the Digital Media Solutions Head of Pioneer Insurance and received Anvil Awards for Pioneer Insurance Stories of Friendship Video Storytelling Competition and Stories of Hope Virgin Lab Fest Campus Tour.
Gian also served as Social Media Director for DentsuJayme Syfuand handled accounts such Smart Communications and Uniqlo. Recently, Gian also provided performance analytics for social media campaigns of brands such as Cherry Mobile, ASUS Philippines, Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation.
Gian is a Certified Digital Marketer, having completed the Digital Marketing Acceleration Program in 2015 and has a Certificate in Web Design and Development from Phoenix One.
Brand Communications Manager
Events and Media Maverick
Ace Cruz has been in the communications and marketing industry for around 8 years and has handled various local and international brands coming from industries such as FMCG, motoring, websites and mobile applications, property and hotels.
He was a former Account Manager in Campaigns & Grey and handled accounts such as P&G (Ariel, Downy, Safeguard and Pantene), Fitness First and Jobstreet, among others. He also serviced Rolls-Royce, Mini-Cooper, International Premier Tennis League, Grand Hyatt and Filinvest City in ODV Creative Media as Media Relations and Senior Accounts Manager, respectively. Prior to ComCo Southeast Asia, he was a Marketing Specialist in Angkasmotorcycle hailing application.
He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Communication from De La Salle University – Dasmarinas and earned his Master of Marketing Communications degree from De La Salle University – Manila.
Senior Digital and Multimedia Arts Associate
Digital and Multimedia Content Wizard
AC Recio is the Agency’s content wizard as he takes a key role in ComCo Southeast Asia’s multimedia content and creative services. He did exemplary work for various content initiatives ranging from copy, graphics design, social media and online video for various clients and ComCo’s corporate requirements.
After undergoing a comprehensive training in ComCo Southeast Asia, AC now takes a key role in Multimedia Content and Creative Services, and manages accounts such as Lamoiyan Corporation’s Licealiz, Pioneer Insurance, Platinum Karaoke, Pinnacle Sources – a business consultancy firm catering to SMEs and World Vision.
He contributed to the success of some of ComCo Southeast Asia’s most memorable campaigns such as Licealiz: Kilusang Kontra Kuto, Pioneer Insurance #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition and Platinum Karaoke’s AlDub campaign, among others.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree with honors (Second Honor) from the Ateneo de Manila University. He had his internship at global communications firm Fleishman Hillard and e-commerce site Groupon Philippines.
Senior Executive Projects Associate
Homegrown Torchbearer of New PR and Smart Social
Harvey Llamosa serves as the Agency’s torchbearer with his passion, drive and dynamic work in new business and the key projects he handled. Updated in current events and in touch with pop culture and trends, Harvey specializes on research, insights mapping and strategic communications support.
After undergoing a comprehensive training in ComCo Southeast Asia, Harvey now takes a key role in Strategic Planning and New Business and handles projects for WWF-Philippines, AirAsia and M&M’s SEA. He contributed to the success of some of ComCo Southeast Asia’s groundbreaking projects such as the AirAsia Travel Photographer 2016, WWF-Philippines Partners Night, Earth Hour, M&M’s Fun First Move project and AirAsia #ThankYou campaign, among others.
A Dean’s Lister and a graduate of Bachelor of Mass Communication from Pamantsan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila), Harvey and his team were declared Champion in the 2013 PRSP (Public Relations Society of the Philippines) Grand Prix, Junior Anvil Awardee in the 49th PRSP Anvil Awards and 1st Runner Up in the 2015 PANA (Philippine Association of National Advertisers) PANANAW Awards.
Brand Communications Associate
Industry-Academe Honed PR and Mass Media Topnotcher
After undergoing a comprehensive training in ComCo Southeast Asia, Queenie is now the Production and Administration Associate of the Agency.
Queenie continued her career in the challenging path where she thought her creativity that she has been wanting to explore can be put into play. She handles event and media production and helps in the administration matters. Queenie also manages the website content of the Agency. She has already worked on projects of TCL, Oakley, Electrolux, AirAsia, and more to map out.
Queenie graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor’s degree in Journalism at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila. As writing being the only way she can express more of her thoughts, she was an author of a book published by Precious Pages, was also an intern at Malaya Business Insight newspaper, and is currently a contributor to the online lifestyle blog, When In Manila.
Brand Communications Associate
Creativity and Pop Culture Connoisseur
Finance and Administration Associate
Business Organization Vanguard
Digital and Multimedia Arts Assistant
Avant Guard of Graphics Design and Visual Storytelling
Brand Communications Associate
Pop Culture and Media Content Curator and Critic
Brand Communications Associate
Lifestyle and Fashion PR Specialist
“I am most proud and pleased by our partnership with Comco which faithfully helped us spread the word about World Vision, especially during our year-long 60th anniversary commemoration in 2017. With Ferds Bondoy at the helm, Comco helped boost our media presence and positioning as an enduring child-focused NGO, as they provided timely advice and guidance to our advocacy awareness and fundraising thrusts including World Vision Run, Nakakalokal Concert with Ogie Alcasid, 2k in 1k Child sponsorship campaign, Marawi emergency response, and the recent Quill Awards winner See the World initiative in partnership with Air Asia. With that, we are so grateful and we look forward to more value-creating alliance in the future. More power to the Comcoys!”
“It’s no secret that the PR and communications function has had to evolve to embrace advanced marketing strategies. ComCo Southeast Asia has gone beyond the scope of traditional PR. They are more agile in building relevant brand messages that can bend and move, providing greater value in a wide range of services, such as social, content and digital.”
“Our partners in ComCo are able to come up with fresh ideas from time to time, yet strategic and aligned with the business and communication objectives of our campaigns. Their ways of working complement our company’s pace in terms of how fast formulation and execution of plans are supposed to be, while maintaining high level of efficiency.”
“ComCo Southeast Asia is a reliable business partner. You can count on them to deliver their best!”
“ComCo Southeast Asia has been a longstanding supporter of WWF, providing a wide range of high-quality public relations services with a swift turnaround. Moreover, its officers display the same passion and love for the environment, ensuring that our environmental solutions are disseminated to the proper audiences at the proper time. WWF looks forward to more initiatives with this top PR firm.”
“Building a brand is never a solo act. One of the most important steps to do that is to surround yourself with people who are as passionate as you are about your brand. Even at the onset, ComCo has shown unparalleled passion and commitment for the Goodyear brand, treating it as if it were their own.”