Global award-winning communications agency COMCO Southeast Asia kicked off its 6th year celebration with the promotion of its homegrown talents, all of whom are proud graduates of the Camp COMCO Mentorship Program.
Brand Communications Officer Janela Bufi has been promoted to Senior Brand Communications Officer. Janela or Jam is a graduate from Ateneo De Manila University with a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Information Technology Entrepreneurship – Minor in Marketing and a proud alumna of the Camp COMCO Mentorship Program’s 5th cycle under House Whaleshark. Jam specializes in corporate, technology and healthcare PR and advocacy communications, as she worked for accounts such as Xiaomi, Teleperformance, Lista.ph, Licealiz Anti-Head Lice Shampoo, The Medical City – Clark, Unilab Foundation’s Play Advocacy Week and Bayanihan for Wellbeing Conference, and Hapee Kiddie and Gumtect toothpaste brands.
Senior Integrated Communications Associate Matthew Escosia is now an Integrated Commuications Officer. Matthew or Matt took up Bachelor of Arts Major in Broadcasting at the Trinity University of Asia and was a consistent Dean’s Lister. He is an alumnus of Camp COMCO’s Cycle 10 under House Bearcat and specializes in writing and content curation, serving as the Content Lieutenant of the Southeast Asian pop culture magazine SEA Wave. He has also worked for accounts such as World Vision, WWF, Lenovo, MR.DIY, Dragonpay, Codapay, and Essilor, as well as other key digital accounts like Defensil, Unilab Foundation, and Licealiz.
Finally, Alexandria Laberinto, COMCO SEA’s Digital and Multimedia Arts Associate has been promoted to Senior Digital and Multimedia Arts Associate. A consistent Dean’s Lister, Alexandria is a graduate of Bachelor of Fine Arts and Design Major in Advertising Arts from the University of Santo Tomas. She specializes in traditional and digital arts illustration and graphic design, and was one of the recent graduates of Camp COMCO’s Cycle 14 under House Whaleshark.
“COMCO Southeast Asia will not be where it is without its Squadron, who have embraced our seal of excellence, dynamic team culture and passion for #MeaningfulStorytelling from the start. Congratulations to Jam, Matt and Alex for moving up the ranks with your new positions. COMCO SEA is mighty proud of you all,” said Mr. Ferdinand Bondoy, Regional Integration and Chief Executive Director of COMCO Southeast Asia.
About COMCO Southeast Asia
COMCO Southeast Asia is a powerhouse and global award-winning integrated communications agency formed by the coalition of premier brand architects, inspired storytellers, and communication trailblazers in the region. Based in the Philippines and with affiliate network presence in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, COMCO SEA takes the lead in the innovation of premier brands and growth of up-and-coming businesses through the emerging global disciplines of New PR – a strategy based, content-driven, and channel-agnostic way of doing PR, and Smart Social – a holistic, authentic and integrated approach in the maximization of digital and social channels.
At the core of COMCO SEA is its unique brand of Meaningful Storytelling based on its corporate mantra and the mission to Ignite Brand Love, Social Change, Talent Growth and Regional Collaboration. In just 5 years, the Agency has done groundbreaking works for more than 70 local, regional and international brands including reputable development and humanitarian organizations. COMCO SEA has been awarded twice as Agency of the Year 2nd Runner-up at the IABC Philippine Quill Awards, Finalist for Boutique PR Consultancy of the Year in Asia at Campaign Asia Pacific’s PR Awards Asia, Best PR Agency in ASEAN – Silver Award, and 80 metals from various local and international award-giving bodies.