KMC Savills celebrated its
7 th Anniversary with partners, clients,
family and friends. The celebration took place at the New World
Hotel in Makati with a James Bond '007' theme and was attended by
different representatives from over 50 various
Speakers at the event included KMC Savills
Managing Director, Michael McCullough, Philippine Economic Zone
Authority Director General, Brigadier General Charito Plaza, and
Palafox & Associates Managing Partner, Karima Palafox with
performances from the Polecats Manila and singer Vanessa Monot to
mark the occasion.
Aside from celebrating past successes, the event
also served as an opportunity for KMC Savills to reward existing
employees with some well deserved promotions as they look to the
future. Included in the promotions were:
"Cha" Carbonell - Executive Director for Tenant Representation
Fernando - Executive Director for Tenant Representation
Luethi - Executive Director for Marketing and Landlord
Carmelo Porciuncula - Executive Director for Investment
Marco - Director for Landlord Representation Services
Rita Kash -
Associate Director of Tenant Representation Services
Golez - Senior Manager of Tenant Representation Services
Llave - Manager of Tenant Representation Services
Vanessa Monot serenaded the guests with James Bond
theme songs during dinner. After which, the Manila Polecats did an
impressive aerial performance to the song Skyfall.
Michael McCullough, entering to the James Bond
theme, opened the program and took to the stage to thank his
partners, colleagues, friends and family but also the country of
"G rowing up as a kid, I wanted to
be a doctor to help people. Fate and destiny has brought me to the
Philippines to manage this award winning real estate services
"We got lucky, a lot of incredible things had to
happen, and there's a lot of awesome people we as a company need to
"First, the Philippines this country and now my
home and it's hard working people. They have contributed
significantly to the growth of our industry."
"It's been an amazing place to do business, an
amazing place to make friends; and most importantly an amazing
place where I have met my wife, Iza. I am so thankful for the two
beautiful sons that we have together."
"Over the coming years, we plan to expand our
client base, grow our team, and continue to invest in making
ourselves industry experts and thought leaders. We've never wanted
to be the biggest, only the best."
McCullough was followed by Brigadier General
Charito Plaza who discussed the opportunities for real estate firms
to provide office space to take the Filipino economy forward. Brig.
Gen. Plaza discussed the massive potential of the country that has
been picked up on by middle eastern aristocracy who have a desire
to invest in the country. She highlighted and thanked KMC Savills'
role in increasing foreign investment and build facilities to take
the country forward.
Karmi Palafox was next to speak and discussed
sustainability in the Philippines. She spoke passionately about the
country and how businesses such as KMC Savills have both an
opportunity and duty to help enhance sustainability in office
An AVP film was then shown which highlighted the
accomplishments of KMC Savills in the past seven years and
discussed their vision for the future. The film featured words from
the founders as well as a variety of other staff members from
across the business.
McCullough took to the stage again to announce
some important promotions within the company. Many of those
promoted had been in the company for many years and has been a part
of the growth and success that the firm has had.
The stage was then taken by Savills' South East Asia
CEO Chris Marriott who led a toast to KMC Savills' success and
Also present during the event were Greg
Kittelson and Amanda Carpo, who completes the name and entity that
The guests were then serenaded again by
Ms. Vanessa Monot as the formal events drew to a
KMC Savills 7th year anniversary provided an
entertaining night for all and was a great occasion to celebrate
success. We thank all who attended for coming and congratulate
those who earned deserved promotions.
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