Ateneo GSB Hero Graduate Avin Ong of Fredley Group of Companies wins Regus Entrepreneur of the Year Award
November 20, 2020
Ateneo GSB prides itself as producing graduates that are of top calibre. Among them is Mr. Avin Ong of the Fredley Group of Companies, creator of the popular milktea brand Macao Imperial Tea here in the Philippines. AGSB is proud to have Mr. Avin Ong in its roster of #AteneoGSBHero Graduates because he exemplifies excellence in the field of business and entrepreneurship. This 2020, Mr. Avin Ong has bagged the prestigious Regus Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Asia CEO Awards.
The Asia CEO Awards is the largest business awards event in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. The Regus Entrepreneur of the Year Award is given to individuals who started enterprises from scratch and built them into larger organizations providing pioneering services and products, employment for Filipinos, and expansion into multiple locations. Mr. Avin Ong received this award last October 13, 2020, together with 5 other entrepreneurs including Mr. Dennis Uy.
In five years, Fredley Group of Companies has a master franchise collection of over 180 restaurants and cafe branches with more than 1,000 employees and seven brands in the Company portfolio, including Macao Imperial Tea, Nabe Japanese Izakaya and Hot Pot, Mitasu Yakiniku, Hosaku International buffet, Liang Crispy Rolls and their upcoming brands Maison Kitsune and Cafe Kitsune. With compassion and empathy, Avin has created jobs and career progression opportunities which has directly contributed to Ateneo GSB’s credo of Nation Building.