Gabriel Pimentel • Vice President, SE Asia • ABS
Gabriel Pimentel or Garie is the Vice-President for South East Asia of ABS and the Managing Director of ABS affiliate companies in Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Garie provides works on the business development activities of ABS and provides support to Sales in the Southeast Asian region. Responsibilities include the corporate management, government relations, and operations control for local legal entities. Garie has over 40 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to the acquisition of Mabuhay Satellite Corporation by ABS in 2010, Garie was the President and CEO of MSC, a Philippine satellite operator under the PLDT Group. During his tenure at Mabuhaysat spanning over 11 years, he was involved in all aspects of satellite communications and expanded the business with continuous revenue growth for the company. Before this, Garie spent 20 years at Alcatel rising to become the President & Country Senior Officer in the Philippines. Garie holds a B.S degree for Electronics & Communications Engineering from Don Bosco Technical College in the Philippines and has taken business courses at the Monash Mount Eliza University, Melbourne Australia.