President, Philippine Retailers Association l SEVP-COO, Wilcon Depot
Rosemarie Ong has been with Wilcon Depot since 1984, when the construction and homebuilding retail company was just starting out. She initially served as Purchasing Manager, and was then promoted as the Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing in 1988 until 2007. From then on, she served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer until present.
Among her key achievements are the execution of strategy for Wilcon’s aggressive expansion, successful negotiations with foreign brands to enter the country thru Wilcon, as well as successful partnerships with local brands to expand the company’s product variety to offer more choices for customers.
She was first elected to the Philippine Retailers Association Board of Directors in 2009. During the association’s election in 2018, she was voted as the PRA president.
Rosemarie Ong is one of the awardees of the 2018 International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Award.