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Francorp’s newest batch of partners to take franchising to the next level

The newest batch of franchisors of Francorp Philippines, who are expected to take franchising to the next level, was formally introduced to the media recently at this year’s “Franchise Asia Expo 2022” held at SMX Mall of Asia Convention. The 25 franchisors formed part of a brave generation of entrepreneurs who made the bold leap to start a business despite the pandemic and are now launching their franchises to be able to help spur a new breed of entrepreneurs and create more jobs for Filipinos.

Francorp Philippines led by Sam Christopher Lim, (seated, 6th from left), chief executive officer; Manuel Siggaoat Jr. (4th from left), managing director, and Dr. Alegria Sibal-Limjoco (5th from left), vice chairwoman, during the media presentation. Joining them in photo were (seated, from left, 1st row) Angel Luck Pedro, founder of Eggluck; Heidelyn M. Tagam, representative of Bigasan Plus; Manuel Siggaoat Jr., managing director of Francorp; Dr. Alegria Sibal-Limjoco, vice chairwoman of Francorp; Sam Christopher Lim, chief executive officer of Francorp; Chef Czarina Jagto-Sevilla, founder of; Desiree Valencia-Pahati, founder of The Hungry Pita; Ida T. Guzman, general manager of Easy Day Shop and Rogelyn “Ghie” Pangilinan, founder of Tea Talk. On the 2nd row; Terence Padrique, founder of The Lemon Co.; Efren Tanyen, co-founder of Sugar Panda and Milky Cakes and Sweets; Paul Lanquino, founder of Pepa Wings; Inigo Arellano, chief executive officer of Primus Management House (Bad Dogs and Mad Café); Mike Canlas, chief executive officer of Bang Bang Special Crispy Bangus; Benjamin Batac, chief executive officer of Grainsmart, Chef Boy Logro, representative of La Parillada; Maq Agapito, chief operating officer of Illo’s Group; Paul Perez, franchise manager of Powerhouse Tools

Francorp is a part of the worldwide network of Francorp International, the worldwide leader in franchise development and consulting, whose mission is to help Filipino entrepreneurs discover their true franchise potential. Formed in Manila in 1996, the company has since developed and assisted over 700 successful franchises in various stages of their growth.

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