Augusto A. Arguelles, ME
Operations and Information Technology
Master in Engineering
Mr. Augusto A. Argüelles brings to the Ateneo Graduate School of Business years of senior managerial experience in Operations and Supply Chain Management, the subject that he now teaches. He started his management career as a Project Engineer Trainee and subsequently as an Industrial Engineer at Procter & Gamble Philippine Manufacturing Company. He then joined the Economic Development Foundation as Management Consultant handling consulting and training projects both in the private and public sectors. He left as a Supervising Consultant to join Union Carbide that became Eveready Battery Company. He became a Senior Manager in various capacities as Materials Manager, Assistant to the Plant Manager and TQM Coordinator. After he retired in Eveready Battery Company, he joined Ancilla Enterprise Development Consulting, an HR OD company as Senior Consultant delivering training and consulting programs. After Ancilla, he joined briefly Bayantrade now ABM Global Solutions heading Strategic Sourcing & Supply Management and the Bayantrade Academy.
Mr. Argüelles earned his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines. He holds an Advance Certificate in International Purchasing & Supply Chain Management from the UN International Trade Center and is a trainer for the Supply Chain Management Modular Learning System (SCM-MLS). He has also attended the four-month full time course on Small Industries Consultant Advance Training Course by the Asian Productivity Organization.
He is active in various professional and religious organizations. He was a board member and officer of the Purchasing Association of the Philippines, now known as Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PISM) and also of the Distribution Management Association of the Philippines, now known as Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP). He was the Chairman of the Academe Committee in SCMAP for the years 2012- 2013. He is also a member of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP), a Catholic community and was elected as President (2014-2015) of the Institute for Pastoral Development, an organization that conducts training of Church workers. He was recently elected (2015-2016) as a Trustee at the Philippine Bible Society as one of the representatives of the Catholic Church.