Amihan CEO Jerry Rapes has been honored as a UP Outstanding Alumnus with two awards for 2020.

Manila Philippines, December 2, 2020 – Amihan Global Strategies (Amihan), a leader in digital transformation, technology, and engineering services, announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Rapes has been named one of four Outstanding Alumni Awardees by the University of the Philippines Industrial Engineering Alumni Association (UPIEAA).

Each year, the Outstanding Alumni Award is presented to selected alumni for their significant achievements in their respective professional fields. Jerry is honored for his achievements in Entrepreneurship in the field of Industrial Engineering.

Jerry received the award as part of the virtual year-end celebrations during the 2020 UPIEAA General Assembly last Saturday, November 28.

Being recognized as a UP outstanding alumnus by the Association confirms Jerry’s outstanding leadership and exemplary contributions at Amihan, a trusted digital transformation partner to established enterprises and high-growth companies in Asia.

Jerry has been with Amihan since it started in 2014. Under Jerry’s leadership, Amihan has expanded into new markets and continues to pave the digital transformation journey for its distinguished roster of clients in multiple industries such as Banking and Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, and Information Technology. 

Jerry shared that: “The Industrial Engineering Program in UP honed me in three strategic pillars which are true to this day: people are our biggest asset, the process dictates efficiency, and last but not the least, the right technology is empowering.” 

“The award inspires us at Amihan to forge on with our role in enabling transformation for our clients,” shared Jerry. 

Amihan is on a mission to help enterprises transform rapidly. From established companies to high-growth innovative enterprises, it has been helping businesses utilize technology and build capabilities to transform the way they work and serve their customers.

Amihan CEO Jerry Rapes
Jerry received the 2020 National Achievement Award in Information Technology during the UPAE Virtual Alumni Homecoming last December 5 (Image captured during the event).

Jerry will also receive the 2020 UP Alumni Engineers (UPAE) National Achievement Award for Information Technology during its virtual homecoming this December 5.

“In a year full of challenges, I’m deeply honored to receive these awards,” Jerry said. “This recognition brings back memories of UP which I’m sure will inspire me to find new ways to use technology to empower the Filipinos in this new digital economy.”