|Vice President and Director|
|Ace-Saatchi and Saatchi|
About David Nugent
David Nugent wields an impressive set of communication skills that have aided him as he directed investor relations, corporate communications and media programs for some of the Philippines' most renown companies.
David Nugent joined the Philippines-based Metro Pacific Corporation in 2001, serving as Vice President of Media until 2007. The investment vehicle of Hong Kong-headquartered First Pacific Company Limited, Nugent provided a critical investor relations and communications role while Metro Pacific Corporation restructured its businesses in the years following the Asian financial crisis. David Nugent's many activities included directing the rebuilding of relationships with the Philippines' and regional investor community during a critical period during which Metro Pacific was engaged in a comprehensive debt workout and restructuring of its management and business operations. Nugent also spoke on behalf of the company through numerous media channels, delivering official statements on any materially important news. Nugent also served as Metro Pacific's Corporate Governance Compliance Officer, ensuring that Metro Pacific was an early adherent to corporate governance regulations set down by the Philippines SEC back in 2002. Nugent's duties at Metro Pacific also included directing the publication of the company's annual reports from 2002 to 2007. These reports became important documents that summarized each step in Metro Pacific's rebuilding and eventual resurgence, and they were used for both in-house and client-facing capacities.
Nugent's work in the Philippines was not limited to Metro Pacific; from 2002 to 2006, he conducted annual report creation duties for PLDT, the largest diversified telecommunications company in the Philippines. David Nugent also composed reports for Metro Pacific Corporation's parent company, First Pacific Company Limited, from 2004 to 2007, and conducted similar work in 2005 for Indofood Sukses MakMur, Indofood's largest diversified processed foods company and the world's largest producer of instant noodles.
The written communication talents exhibited by David Nugent also asserted themselves in the journalistic world. Nugent contributed provocative and insightful articles to a variety of news outlets in the Philippines, including a profile of Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., the son of former Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos, which was published for the launch of a new Philippines-based magazine. Nugent has written on a variety of other topics for various newspapers and magazines in the Philippines.