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Aboitiz Mindanao Unity Games 2018

Aldwin Dumago | August 17, 2018

About 200 A-People from various Mindanao-based Aboitiz business units came together for a day of fun-filled team activities at the second annual Aboitiz Mindanao Unity Games (UGames), held at Rancho Palos Verdes Clubhouse in Davao City on July 21, 2018.

The brainchild of Art Milan, AEV Government Relations Advisor for Mindanao, the UGames is the only annual company-sponsored activity that enables team members from Apo Agua Infrastructura, Aboitiz Power Corporation and subsidiaries Therma Marine, Therma South, Cotabato Light, Davao Light, and Hedcor to gather in one venue to get acquainted with one another and foster unity in the Aboitiz Group.



Eight different groups competed in the flag-making contest, cheers and yells, and the 10-station challenge where their values of integrity, teamwork, innovation, and responsibility were put to test. “All the games were fun to play, but what I like the most about UGames is the chance to bond with team members from our sister companies,” said Cotabato Light Customer Service Specialist Darius Paul Garcia.


We may come from different business units, but we all have the same family name. We all work for Aboitiz; hence we should find ways to collaborate in advancing business and communities in Mindanao.

–Art M. Milan
Government Relations Advisor for Mindanao
Aboitiz Equity Ventures

All the team members from the top three winning teams went home with their individual medals to remind them of their victorious finish.

The UGames is not just about winning, more importantly, it is about having fun together in the spirit of sportsmanship.

–Rodger S. Velasco
Executive Vice President and COO
Davao Light

After Apo Agua’s successful hosting of UGames 2018, Mr. Milan handpicked Hedcor Davao to be next year’s host of the event.