ABS-CBN President and CEO Carlo L. Katigbak became the Philippines’ newest crush ng bayan after the recent Senate hearing on the ABS-CBN franchise.
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Carlo, along with ABS-CBN Chairman Mark Lopez, general counsel Atty. Mario L. Bautista, and Chief Operating Officer for Broadcast Cory Vidanes, appeared before the Senate Committee on Public Services last February 24 to discuss the alleged violations of the corporation amid its application for franchise renewal, which is set to expire this year.
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His professionalism, preparedness, and overall disposition throughout the hours-long hearing went anything but unnoticed. Everyone from artistas, to employees, to the general public lauded how he conducted himself as allegations were thrown at him, going so far as creating a (trending!) fan club name #Katigbakers.
In our gallery are a few fun facts about the man of the hour!
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Photographs taken from ABS-CBN News, ANCX, ABS-CBN PR, ABS-CBN Entertainment, Facebook.com/CarloKatigbakOfficial, Instagram.com/therealangellocsin, Instagram.com/iamkarendavila
Banner photo by Doc Marlon Pecjo, courtesy of Metro Society