Who We Are

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.

MISSION

To provide premier and emerging brands a strategic access to world-class brand management services to achieve brand love across its stakeholders

VISION

Brand Immortality through Great Work with Social Impact

Team

Ferdinand L. Bondoy

Regional Integration and Executive Director
Champion of Strategic Integration, New PR and 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.

  • 58th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Media Lion Award for Best Consumer Engagement for Ariel Cleans Like New initiative
  • Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity (Silver Award for PR) for Pru Life UK Islands (Pacquiao) campaign
  • UA&P Asia Pacific Tambuli Award  (Bronze Award for Innovative & Integrated Media) for Electrolux Discover-E kitchen campaign and (Gold Award for Best Advocacy Campaign) for Electrolux Clothes & Hugs campaign
  • Marketing Magazine Award (Best in Sports PR) for SM Lifestyle Entertainment’s ice skating program
  • IABC Quill Awards for P&G 3-Pid Handog Edukasyon, Safeguard Global Handwashing Day, GSK Cervarix Tour of Hope, Electrolux Clothes & Hugs, WWF Earth Hour and SM Lifestyle Entertainment’s Championing the Champions ice skating program and International Premier Tennis League.
  • PRSP Anvil Awards for Icons at Mall of Asia Arena, WWF Earth Hour, Electrolux Discover-E and Pioneer Virgin Labfest Campus Tour.
  • InnoCSR AIM Responsibility Award for KakaoTalk 2013 disaster relief operations

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.

Tricia Cusi

Marketing and Intelligence Director
International PR and Pop Culture 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.

Christine Li

Internal Affairs Director
Entrepreneurship Prime Mover

Rachel Syfargo

Brand Communications & Operations Director
Content Rockstar and Master Story Teller

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.

Joan Icotanim

Brand Communications & Administration Director
Social Change and Community Development Advocate

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.

Ruby Gestiada

Finance and Controllership Director
Business Management Guru

AC Recio

Brand Communications 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.

Harvey Llamosa

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.

Queenie Resmundo

Production and Administration Associate
Industry-Academe Honed Top Achiever in PR and Mass Media

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.

Ella Enriquez

Brand Communications Associate
The Total Communications Practitioner

Ella Enriquez is a Jill of all Trades with her knowledge and skills in various communication disciplines. After graduating with a degree in BA Journalism at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila, being trained in writing both hard hitting news stories and engaging features, and undergoing a comprehensive training in ComCo Southeast Asia, Ella is now among the Agency’s new breed of Brand Communications Associates.

She currently handles Oakley, Electrolux and Angkas mobile application. With an eye for design and the arts, she also dabbles in abecedarian graphic design, which she showcased as a layout artist and illustrator of the college magazine back in university and in journalistic photography, as a former junior correspondent at the Manila Times and former Public information officer of the Quadro Photography Club.

Ella is an ardent cinephile, passionate about films and it’s communication capabilities. Familiar with pop culture to obscure indie art, Ella can connect with most subjects under the sun.

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Awards

IABC Quill Award of Excellence for Communication Management: Marketing, Advertising, and Brand Communication for Igniting Brand Love through New PR - The Launch of ComCo Southeast Asia

IABC Quill Award of Excellence for Communication Management: Social Media Programs for Bringing in the Fun in a Hot Election Season: The Vote M&M's 2016 Campaign

Kidlat Awards 2017: Silver for Promo and Activation for Snickers Don't Drive Hungry Campaign - License Plate Execution

Kidlat Awards 2017: Silver for Creative Use of Media for Snickers Don't Drive Hungry Campaign - License Plate Execution

Spikes Asia 2017: Finalist in Best Use of Ambient Media for Snickers Don't Drive Hungry Campaign - License Plate Execution

Mumbrella Asia Awards 2017: Highly Commended for Best Localistaion of Global Strategy for TCL Inspiring Bonding Moments

What our clients say about ComCo

“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.”

– Andrea Pionilla, Country Marketing Manager, Electrolux Philippines

“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.”

– David Viray, Brand Manager, AirAsia

“ComCo Southeast Asia is a reliable business partner. You can count on them to deliver their best!”

– Claire Khoo, Former Senior Brand Manager, MARS SEA Chocolates – M&M’S®, Maltesers®, Seasonals

“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.”

– Gregg Yan, Former Communications Head, WWF-Philippines

“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.”

– Kai Pioquinto, Marketing Communications Manager, Goodyear Philippines



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