Reed Elsevier Philippines as Outstanding Employer for 2017


Reed Elsevier Philippines (REPH) was recognized on Wednesday, 11th of April 2018, by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) as one of their Outstanding Employers for 2017.  This award was presented to select PEZA employers that achieved the best outcomes across the following categories:

  1. Employment Generation & Facilitation
  2. Outstanding Employee Relations Program
  3. Outstanding Record in Enhancement of Employee Welfare
  4. Good Corporate Citizen

The award was presented to Rick Dols (REPH SVP and Managing Director) by Charito Plaza (Director General, PEZA) and Francis Tolentino (Political Adviser of President Duterte) during PEZA’s annual Investors’ Recognition Night banquet at the Manila World Trade Center. Rick was accompanied at the banquet by Rashelle Cejo (Human Resources Director) and Melissa Manlapig (Business Management and Finance Director), both from REPH, as well as Gaythri Raman (Managing Director of LexisNexis Malaysia).

PEZA is the Philippine government agency associated with the Department of Trade and Industry. REPH is registered under PEZA for both its Manila and Iloilo-based sites.

Reed Elsevier Philippines established its first operations in 2010 in the UP AyalaLand Technohub campus in Quezon City, Manila and opened its second site in January 2015 in Iloilo City.  Rick noted, “It is a great honor for REPH to be acknowledged as an Outstanding Employer of the Year.  This award reflects the tremendous commitment from each of our business partners across all RELX Business Units as well as the outstanding contributions of the men and women of Reed Elsevier Philippines.  Their talent, commitment and engagement have been remarkable. Thanks to RELX, our business partners from LexisNexis Legal & Professional, Elsevier, LexisNexis Risk, Reed Business Information and Reed Exhibitions and all our team members in Manila and Iloilo for making this award possible!”

This is REPH’s first year participating in the award selection process for this category.  Reed Elsevier Philippines is committed to upholding its value proposition of Valuing What Matters – RELX customers, business unit partners and our employees.