GMA Ventures, Inc. (GVI) President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Regie C. Bautista was named one of the Top 50 Global Inspirational Women to Look Out for in 2022 by Titanium Magazine on its maiden issue. A 3-day event, which included a gala and the actual awarding ceremonies, was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on December 7-9.
Bautista joins a roster of highly-accomplished women from different fields of expertise and countries including Sri Lanka, India, USA, UAE, and Mexico. She came second on the top 50 list after Jawaher Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Sheikha of the UAE.
“It is an honor to be included in the ranks of remarkable, powerful and progressive women who are transforming lives and communities with their hard work, dedication, and compassion. This recognition is a testament to the indispensable contribution of women around the world as we move to a more inclusive and global society. Truly, we are standing on the shoulders of giants – both men and women, who have made this moment for women in our history possible,” she said.
As GVI’s President and COO, Bautista leads the team with the mandate to explore profit pools of the future and to diversify GMA Network into being one of the country’s leading conglomerates.
At the same time, Bautista is GMA Network’s Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategic Planning and Business Development and the concurrent Chief Risk Officer and Head of Program Support. She leads the Network’s corporate strategic planning and business development, established and manages the company’s enterprise-wide risk management system and sustainability reporting, and enabled GMA to be the first media and broadcast company in the Philippines to sign with the United Nations (UN) Global Compact.
She also oversees the Network’s Marketing Communications, Creative Services, Media and On-air Continuity, and Digital Media Divisions.
Bautista earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Ateneo De Manila University and is an alumna of the London Business School.
Titanium Magazine’s Top 50 Global Inspirational Women to Look Out For in 2022 was organized by Prodigy Global Network. Headed by Love Charmaine Uychoco, Prodigy Global Network is a company that holds legacy and life-changing events, manages world class talents and speakers, organizes substantial, informative and educational workshops and trainings, and engages in social-awareness activities. It is also the official event organizer of the royal family in Dubai.