MANILA, Philippines, June 7, 2019 — Light Rail Manila Corporation proved yet again how it values innovation. On May 31, 2019, Technical Adviser for Operations and Maintenance Emmanuel Lucas together with a technical adviser from Paris Metro’s Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens(RATP) Pascal Pellacoeur received in Singapore the company’s first gold Stevie Award at the sixth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards. It is the only awards program to recognize innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region.
In photo: Emmanuel Lucas and Pascal Pellacoeur receive LRMC’s first Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Technology Development in the recently concluded 2019 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards
“This award is for the Philippine Government and the
Filipino people who deserve nothing less than safe, reliable, efficient and comfortable journeys.”
LRMC’s first golden Stevie is for the Automated Train Operations Management System (ATOMS) which was developed internally and launched in February 2018 to enable strategic traffic management that ensures a train is at every station every three minutes.
In photo: 2019 Gold Stevie Award presented to LRMC for the development of ATOMS
“ATOMS has enabled LRMC to efficiently optimize resources
to meet customer needs for more trains, more trips, shorter queueing time, more comfortable and faster rides…”
“This award is for the Philippine Government and the Filipino people who deserve nothing less than safe, reliable, efficient and comfortable journeys. Their aspiration for a better transport system in Metro Manila is what moves us every day to continuously deliver service excellence,” said ATOMS project manager Lucas in his acceptance speech. LRMC President and CEO Juan Alfonso said: “ATOMS has enabled LRMC to efficiently optimize resources to meet customer needs for more trains, more trips, shorter queueing time, more comfortable and faster rides – enabling passengers to get home earlier and spend more time with their families.”
In photo: The LRMC team behind ATOMS. (Left to right) Angelica Saligumba, Emil Malate, Mylinn Mercado, Emmanuel Lucas, Randy Sac, Stephane Mousset, Bobby San Jose, Guillaume Turillon, Pascal Pellacoeur, Alex Maglonzo, Jake Janeo, Joel Magsumbol, Joan Valdez, Guillermo Santos, Diana Verallo, and Paul Cu.
About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at https://www.StevieAwards.com.