Pagcor Receives ISO 9001:2015 Recertification for 3rd Time

April 18, 2023 | Vendor News

MANILA, Philippines (April 17, 2023) — The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) was recertified to International Standardization Organization (ISO) 9001:2015 for the third consecutive time, after the agency satisfactorily completed the three-day audit conducted by the DQS Certification Philippines Inc. from Dec. 19 to 22, 2022, The Manila Times reported today.

Pagcor’s recertification is valid until March 21, 2026, subject to satisfactory surveillance audits.

Pagcor Chairman and CEO Alejandro Tengco received the reaccreditation certificate, along with the members of the board during the awarding ceremony held at the New Coast Hotel Manila on April 12, 2023.

According to the DQS audit report, “Pagcor effectively fulfilled the requirements for the quality management system and risk-based thinking in its business operations. It also implemented and maintained a management system in accordance with the applied standards.

In his speech, Tengco acknowledged every employee’s hard work and cooperation in achieving the recertification. He also stressed that he will do his best as head of the agency to make sure that Pagcor, including all its gaming venues, will be certified to ISO 9001:2015 before his term ends.

“That is our goal, and I commit as your chairman and CEO that we will make sure that this will happen. We will on it; let us work together and make sure we attain ISO certification for the whole organization,” the Pagcor chief said.

“Thank you for choosing DQS for entrusting this certification to us. Hopefully, we can still continue to give you added value assessments when it comes to your management system,” DQS Managing Director Romeo Zamora said.

Currently, Pagcor has acquired ISO 9001:2015 recertification for its corporate offices in Ermita, Malate and Pasay, as well as Casino Filipino (CF) branches in Tagaytay, Angeles, Citystate and New Coast. CF branches in Ilocos Norte and Cebu were among the newly certified sites.

SOURCE: The Manila Times.

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