Doris Magsaysay Ho is the President and CEO of A. Magsaysay, Inc., and Director of Fairmont Shipping in Hong Kong. The companies have offices located in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Canada.
Its activities involve international shipping as well as shipping and logistics services in the Philippines. Magsaysay is also involved in providing human resource solutions for large companies around the world.
Ms. Magsaysay Ho is also a director of Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda); and is a trustee of business and non-profit organizations including: Asia Society (New York); Asia Society Philippine Foundation, Inc.; First Philippine Conservation Inc.; Makati Business Club; Metropolitan Museum Manila; Philippine Business for Education; Philippine Business for Social Progress; Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation; Philippines-Japan Economic Cooperation Committee.
She is Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine Interisland Shipping Association and is a member of the Young President’s Organization.
In November 2015, the Office of the President of the Philippines conferred upon her the Order of Gawad Mabini with the rank of Commander for her many years representing the country as a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council.
Ms. Magsaysay Ho is the recipient of several international and local awards such as Safety4Sea 2022 Crew Welfare Personality Award; Shero of the Year by the Asia CEO Awards in 2019; MVP Grand Bossing Award 2018; Seatrade Personality of the Year Award in 2018; Asia CEO Awards Global Filipino Executive of the Year in 2012; and Lloyd’s List Asia Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
She has a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute in New York.