BACOLOD. Landon Essig, Managing Director of Comprehensive Development, and his leadership team meet with local ICT leaders and stakeholders at a meeting in Bacolod City on Wednesday, June 8. (Photo added)
COMPLETE Development (Codev) is set to bring more software development jobs to Bacolod City as they aim to increase their current total of 500 across five cities in the Philippines, with an additional 180 for this year. .
Codev is a company operated by Zylun Philippines Inc. and based in Utah, USA with offshore operations in the Philippines.
Its chief executive Landon Essig, who took the reins in 2020, met on Wednesday (June 8) with information and communication technology (ICT) managers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental, as well as his management team.
He was joined by Country Manager Ron Hamto, People Operations Manager Samantha Samson, Human Resources Manager Rhea De Guzman, Talent Acquisition Specialist Rhea Quebrar, Talent Acquisition Manager Ann Estrada, Talent Manager Petty Mae Fernandez, Talent Supervisor Johnette Cañonero and IT Operations Specialist Jose Gabriel. Sources.
Hajee Birth Aquino, President of the Bacolod Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communication Technologies (Bnefit), and Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, President, welcomed the team as well as Cristina Orbecido, Director of Negros Occidental Language and Information Center (Nolitc), and Lucille Gelvolea, provincial investment manager.
Also present were Vice President of Bnefit Reymund Sabay of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Jose Dayot V, ICT Manager for the Bacolod City Ministry of Education, new Councilman Jason Villarosa and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (DTI) – Kenneth Villarosa, specialist in commercial and industrial development of Negros Occidental.
Codev’s mission is to solve the personnel problems of growing technical companies by providing them with highly qualified professionals and providing them with opportunities that allow them to work for international companies and work with cutting-edge software tools.
Codev opened its Bacolod location at Negros First Cybercentre in 2017. It has locations in Cebu City, Makati City, Pasig City and Davao City.
Batapa-Sigue shared the commitment of local stakeholders to continue nurturing the collaboration between the academic and training sector, local government and industry as a constant pattern of Bacolod since 2004.
She expressed Bnefit’s objective to encourage and guide other large cities in Negros Occidental to adopt the model and develop their ICT employment strategies, and invited Codev to actively participate in the activities of the federation. . (SSB with PR)