Carlo L. Katigbak

President & CEO
ABS-CBN Corporation

Carlo L. Katigbak is the president and chief executive officer of ABS-CBN Corporation, the leading media and entertainment company in the Philippines. During a challenging period when ABS-CBN faced the loss of its broadcast franchise in 2020, Katigbak spearheaded and accelerated the company’s digital transformation, international expansion, and forging partnerships with various media companies here and abroad to provide the best content for as many audiences possible.

With over 20 years of experience in financial management, business operations, corporate planning, and general management, Katigbak has been instrumental in steering ABS-CBN towards a new direction as storytelling company that brings inspiring stories and champions the Filipino talent on the global stage. 

Katigbak’s career began in 1994 at SKY, where he held various key positions and eventually become its Chief Operating Officer.  He also served as the Managing Director of ABS-CBN Interactive, Inc. for six years. He is credited with the turnaround of both companies, transforming them into profitable enterprises for the Lopez Group. 

In 2009, Katigbak completed an Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.  He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering degree in 1991.

Carlo’s inspiring leadership, strategic vision, and genuine passion to serve have played a significant role in ABS-CBN’s ongoing transformation, innovation, and success.