MDI Novare’s unwavering commitment to its people-first practices has once again been lauded, with both Ivan Garong, Human Resources Director, and Mai de Guzman, Chief Human Resources Officer, being named among the Top 100 Talent Leaders and HR Icons in the Philippines for 2024 on The Bridge 100 List and ETHRWorld Southeast Asia’s 2024 HR Icons list respectively. This prestigious recognition comes as a testament to MDI Novare’s dedication to fostering innovation and cultivating a workforce that stands at the forefront of the evolving business landscape.

For over 35 years, MDI Novare has been a frontrunner in the ICT industry in the Philippines, setting the standard for excellence. With a steadfast commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions and nurturing a culture of excellence, MDI Novare has continuously driven innovation in the business landscape.

“Being acknowledged as one of the top talent leaders in the Philippines for 2024 is both a privilege and a testament to MDI Novare’s dedication to cultivating an environment where every employee can flourish. Just like our recent Great Place to Work Certification, it underscores our commitment to creating a workplace that fosters innovation, collaboration, and personal growth. I am proud to be a part of MDI Novare, where our collective efforts toward excellence are celebrated and recognized.” Ivan Garong says.

The Bridge 100 List is an esteemed annual compilation that acknowledges the most influential and impactful leaders across various industries in the Philippines. The Talent Leaders category specifically honors individuals who have showcased exceptional leadership in human resources, talent acquisition, and employee development. Ivan Garong’s inclusion in this prestigious list underscores his remarkable contributions to the talent management landscape in the country. Moreover, Mai de Guzman’s recognition as an HR icon by ETHRWorld Southeast Asia’s 2024 HR Icons list, which highlights the most influential HR Leaders shaping the success of the workforce, further solidifies MDI Novare’s position as a trailblazer in human resources practices.

Mai De Guzman states, “I’m immensely proud of this recognition, which shines a light on the effectiveness of our HR initiatives. At MDI Novare, we’re dedicated to crafting a workplace environment that fosters growth, purpose, and career advancement. This acknowledgment inspires us to continuously strive for excellence, setting a benchmark in our industry. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated HR team whose unwavering efforts ensure our employees’ well-being remains our top priority.”

“We are immensely proud of Ivan and Mai’s well-deserved recognition, which reflects our unwavering dedication to nurturing a workplace culture that inspires excellence, collaboration, and diversity,” says Victor Silvino, CEO of MDI Novare. “Their inclusion among the top talent leaders and HR icons in the Philippines for 2024 is a testament to our commitment to fostering innovation and cultivating a workforce that drives our continued success.”

As MDI Novare continues to lead the way in the industry, its people stand as exemplars of the company’s dedication to excellence in talent management and human resources practices, further cementing MDI Novare’s position as an employer of choice and a leader in the Philippine business landscape and beyond.

About Bridge
The annual Bridge100 List celebrates the Top Talent Leaders and the change-makers shaping Philippines’ workplace culture. They recognize individuals who are visionaries trailblazing innovative HR practices and have been at the forefront of diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives; and creating environments where employees not only flourish but also instigate transformative change.

About ETHRWorld Southeast Asia
ETHRWorld Southeast Asia is the flagship digital platform for the HR vertical of The Economic Times, the second largest widely read business newspaper and digital media brand in the world.

About MDI Novare
Founded in 1988, MDI Novare is a pioneer and champion in the Philippine ICT market. Over the past three decades, MDI Novare has driven digital transformation through custom application development, infrastructure, data analytics, and IT security solutions that meet and exceed business demands. Today, MDI Novare continues its culture of innovation by being at the forefront of major technology trends such as APIs, cloud computing, big data, AI, and automation as we strive to create a positive impact for our people, our clients, our partners, and our communities.