The local office of Japanese tech giant NEC has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Tirona-Pangan as its new president, replacing Agnes Gervacio who resigned from the company in November 2016.
Pangan, wife of local rock icon Jett Pangan, has 28 years of business management and operations excellence experience in the IT industry, having worked extensively in sales and operations roles in multi-national companies based in the Philippines.
She started her career at IBM Philippines in 1988 and held several management roles in back office operations. In 2000, Pangan was appointed as business partner relationship manager where she honed her management skills in building partner and customer relationships which resulted in her achieving consistent sales targets in the organization.
From 2004 to 2012, she worked at Microsoft Philippines and held key roles where she was mainly responsible for business and marketing planning, and drove sales revenue.
She later rejoined the company in 2014 as enterprise sales lead, developing and executing sales and organizational strategies for the enterprise commercial division of company.
Prior to that in 2013, Pangan was director of sales and marketing in NEC Philippines where she led and managed the enterprise sales, channels, and marketing teams.
“It is an honor for me to be appointed as president of NEC Philippines. NEC Philippines has built a strong reputation in the industry and achieved steady growth by providing its technologies, solutions, services and expertise to the public and private sectors. I look forward to working with the NEC Philippines team to co-create social value with our customers and lead NEC’s next phase of growth in the Philippines,” said Pangan in a statement.