AmCham Philippines Holds Doorknock with Mayor Vico Sotto

AmCham Philippines had the privilege of visiting the office of Mayor Victor Ma. Regis “Vico” N. Sotto in Pasig City last February 10, 2023. The event is part of its “LGU Doorknock Series” where AmCham members get to discuss with heads of cities, towns and various government departments about their current policies and vision.

Mayor Sotto, one of the youngest mayors in the country, has gained praise and respect for his innovative and progressive leadership style. A handful of members of the chamber, mostly based in Pasig City, met the mayor at the Pasig City Hall.  The Chamber’s delegation, headed by its Executive Director, Ebb Hinchliffe. was warmly welcomed by the mayor who listened attentively as we shared our organization’s mission and vision.

Mayor Sotto shared with us his plans for Pasig City, which included initiatives aimed at promoting transparency, accountability, and public participation. He also highlighted the importance of investing in education and healthcare to ensure that the city remains a livable and sustainable community. Throughout the meeting, Mayor Sotto was generous with his time and knowledge, patiently answering all questions and providing valuable insights on various issues affecting the city. He also encouraged AmCham Philippines to continue its advocacy to support business growth and promote civic and economic development in the country.  He likewise, assured the AmCham delegation of his support and partnership.

AmCham Philippines is grateful for the opportunity to meet a leader who embodies the values of servant leadership and who genuinely cares for the welfare of his constituents. The visit to Mayor Sotto reinforced the members’ belief that working together with visionary and compassionate leaders can make a positive impact in our communities and create a better future for all.

Authors Bio:

Mc Lawrence Bensal is the External Affairs Manager, AmCham Philippines,  He can be reached at or 8818-7911 loc. 216.

Virna Liza Villareal is the Communications and Marketing Manager of AmCham Philippines and a member of its’ Communications and Publications Committee. She can be reached at or 8818- 7911 loc. 220


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