Award: People Categories \ Diversity Champion

As Chief Culture Officer of DDB Group Philippines, one of the Philippines’ leading integrated marketing communication groups, Anna Chua-Norbert leads the talent management and corporate communication department dubbed The Culture Hub.

As steward of the Group’s culture anchored on the core values of “People First” and “Talent Has No Gender,” Anna is tasked to ensure that people achieve their utmost potential through a creativity-inducing culture of freedom. This entails, among other things, respecting diversity in all aspects – differences in gender or sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, status, religion, values, or disability.

Anna’s team also provides holistic health programs, adequate training opportunities, and a communication strategy that inspires and motivates its 300-strong employees. Anna’s well-thought of talent management and communication programs plus her unwavering dedication to inclusivity and diversity have the group’s talents fully embracing and enabling DDB’s unique high-performing culture, winning awards in both creativity and people management.