PTC's Karen Avelino joins DMW delegation in Pres. Marcos' US visit

MAY 5, 2023

Ms. Karen Avelino, PTC Executive Director of Business Development for Shipping and Senior Vice President of Cruise Operations, was part of the Department of Migrant Workers' (DMW) delegation that joined the official visit of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to Washington, D.C., USA, from April 30 to May 4.
As part of the delegation, Ms. Avelino participated in a meeting between the DMW, represented by DMW Secretary Susan Ople, and American business firms, including those from the shipping sector. The firms expressed their interest in employing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), including 75,000 seafarers for the cruise sector.

Ms. Avelino was also part of President Marcos' meeting with the United States-Philippines Society (USPS) which vowed for greater cooperation and partnership in the development and economy of the Philippines. Ms. Avelino represented PTC CEO Gerardo Borromeo who serves as a member of the USPS Board.


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