Google Philippines names new country director

/ 08:20 PM November 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Google Philippines on Tuesday named Bernadette Nacario as its new country director.

In a statement, Google Philippines said Nacario will manage the Philippine headquarter’s day-to-day operations and work with the sales leadership team “in setting objectives and priorities that will guide the organization.”


Further, Google Philippines said that Nacario will also play a vital role in maintaining Google’s culture within teams.

Nacario previously served as the Country Manager for Systems of IBM Philippines as well as Apple Philippines and Guam.


The new Google Philippines country director also held leadership positions in tech brands HP, Microsoft, and Siemens with her experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing, and Channel Management.

“It is an exciting time to join Google! According to the e-Conomy SEA Report 2019, the country’s Internet economy is growing by between 20% and 30% annually, and it will continue to accelerate. We are at the sweet spot of demographic, economic, and digital inflection. And together with the diverse and talented teams at Google, I’m thrilled to lead the company to help unlock this potential and make the benefits of the digital economy felt by more Filipinos,” said Bernadette.

Google Philippines said Nacario will report directly to Stephanie Davis who serves as the Managing Director for Google Southeast Asia.

“Dette brings with her incredible experience in leading teams across partnerships, sales, and brand marketing, and has always placed her teams and clients at the center of it all. Under her leadership, Google will be in a stronger position to forge strategic partnerships and drive inclusive growth for the Philippines. We are fortunate to have her onboard,” Davis said.

Nacario graduated from Polytechnic University of the Philippines with a degree in Accountancy.

She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Management from the Helsinki School of Economics (Executive Education).

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