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MORE Employees ‘EmPOWERed’

Just recently, Iloilo’s new distribution utility MORE Electric and Power Company, commonly referred to as MORE Power, shared about their employees and their employee’s plight during the PECO to MORE transition.

MORE details the story of Rey Silvias, a former employee of Panay Electric Co. (PECO) who was recruited to join newcomer MORE. Silvias shared how thankful he is for his new employer who has provided him a better pay, daily wage of Php 750, and complete safety equipment – hard hat, safety shoes, gloves, and goggles.

“I’m in a better position now. I feel protected and more empowered now,” shares Rey Silvias.

MORE Power is helmed by its president and chief officer Roel Castro, who has around 15 years of experience in the power industry, and has worked with the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and Palm Concepcion Power Corp.

The company’s Network Operations Head is Engr. Edwin Montemayor who has a degree in Electrical Engineering and has 42 years of experience in the power industry. The Project Development and Management Department is headed by Professional Electrical Engr. Rey Jaleco, a former District Senior Manager-Division Head III of NGCP.

To date, MORE’s Network Operations and Project Development Management is manned by 03 Professional Electrical Engineers (PEE); 29 Registered Electrical Engineers (REE); 14 graduates of either Industrial Technology, Industrial Electronics, Applied Electronics, and Electronic Technicians; 01 Registered Civil Engineer; and 1 Computer Engineer. The company also employs 2 Electronic and Communication Engineers, 2 Computer Engineers, and 5 Certified Public Accountants (CPA), and a Registered Nurse (RN).

Read more: MORE empowers industry professionals, an article by Daily Guardian.

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