The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Roberto “Bobby” Claudio as its new President for the term 2023-2025. The election, held during the recent organizational meeting of the new PRA Board of Directors on July 12, 2023, marks another important milestone for the association.
Mr. Claudio, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Quorum International, Inc. (Toby’s Sports), is a renowned figure in the retail industry and a founding member of the PRA. With his extensive experience and unwavering dedication to the local retail industry, he has played a crucial role in the association’s growth and success over the years.
In his new role as President, Mr. Claudio aims to further elevate the PRA’s position as the leading voice of the retail sector in the Philippines. His visionary leadership and collaborative approach will drive innovative strategies and initiatives to support retailers and advance the industry as a whole.
The outgoing President, Ms. Rosemarie B. Ong of Wilcon Depot, who served with distinction during her term, will now assume the role of Chairman of the PRA for the term 2023-2025. Ms. Ong’s exceptional leadership and tireless efforts have significantly contributed to the association’s achievements.
The PRA extends its heartfelt congratulations and a warm welcome to the new PRA President Bobby Claudio. Members are encouraged to continue extending their full support and cooperation to the PRA under his guidance, as the association embarks on an exciting new chapter.
About the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA):
The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) is the recognized organization of retailers and retail suppliers in the Philippines. Committed to promoting the growth and advancement of the retail industry, the PRA plays a vital role in fostering collaboration, advocating for industry interests, and driving retail excellence.
About Quorum International Inc.:
Quorum International Inc. (QII), the retail arm of QHC, has been serving the Filipino athlete and sports enthusiast community for the past 44 years through a network of multi-brand, multi-category sports and fitness stores: Toby’s Sports, a sporting goods store; RUNNR, a running specialty store; and urbanAthletics, a cutting-edge street lifestyle store.
About Toby’s Sports:
Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having delivered the best in sports and fitness products to millions of Filipinos for 45 years. Established in 1978, Toby’s Sports is included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers by the Philippine Retailers Association. Toby’s Sports, which carries over 100,000 items from 160+ trusted brands in various sports, currently operates multiple stores across the Philippines, as well as an ecommerce store (www.tobys.com). For more information on Toby’s Sports, follow us in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok.