Ever Bilena president and chief executive Dioceldo Sy was named Regus Entepreneur of the Year during the 2018 Asia CEO Awards.
The award was given to Sy for successfully building Ever Bilena as the leading cosmetics company in the country.
The 2018 Asia CEO Awards, held at Marriot Hotel in Pasay City, is the largest business awards event in the Philippines and Southeast Asia that recognizes extraordinary leaders who have made outstanding achievements for their organizations and contributions to others.
The Regus Entrepreneur of the Year award is given to individuals who achieved business growth and expansion across the Association of Southeast Asian Nation region, as well as those who have successfully demonstrated a commitment to introduce innovation and boost economic capabilities and competitiveness within the region.
“I am really honored to accept such a prestigious award. Ever Bilena is a team, and we are very proud of everything we have accomplished for the past 35 years. This is a huge win, not only for us, but for our loyal customers as well,” said Sy.
Hailed as the ‘Father of Philippine Cosmetics, Dioceldo sits at the helm of Ever Bilena, which now has over 1,000 affordable quality products. Multiple brands such as EB Advance, EB Naturals, Careline and Blackwater were also launched for diversity.
Following Ever Bilena’s success in the Philippines, Sy is setting his sights on neighboring Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, one of Asia’s fastest growing beauty markets.
Sy is also a major supporter of basketball and is a former chair of the Philippine Basketball League. He has bankrolled several championship teams. He also supports several charitable causes.
The Entrepreneur of the Year Circle of Excellence Awardees include Dr. Carl Balita of Carl Balita Review Center, Jean Henri Lhuillier of PJ Lhuillier, Joel Cruz of Aficionado Perfumes-Central Affirmative, Karla Stefan Singson of PREP-KSS Events and Promotions, Mario Berta of Fly Spaces, Paul Rivera of Kalibrr Technology Ventures and Robbie Antonio of Revolution Precrafted.
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