Sam Palmisano, the former top executive of IBM who guided the tech giant’s shift from manufacturing to outsourcing and e-services, is visiting the country for the first time to take part in a forum to be attended by Pres. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III on Wednesday.
The visit of Palmisano also coincides with the 75th anniversary of the company’s local operations. Palmisano will be serving as special gue st for the “Philippine Think Forum”
A statement issued by IBM Philippines said the Think Forum is designed to bring together prominent leaders from cross sectors, private, public and academe, to engage in a collaborative discussion on global economic and social issues.
While in Manila AGES provided all VVIP ground handling services. Not to mention the flexibility in ensuring clearances and slot time were ready for an “anytime” departure.
IBM’s executive jet departed Manila almost 1 hour ahead of proposed schedule without a hitch.