Frequently Asked Questions

What is GICC?

The Global In-House Center Council (GICC) Philippines is an association of various global shared service centers with operations in the Philippines. This non-stock, non-profit trade association was duly incorporated under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines in April 2014.

The primary and general aim of the GICC is to commonly establish, develop, and share best practices in the shared services industry and serve as a collective forum to address the industry’s concerns.

GICC aims to be a venue to create strong, tangible, shareholder value for members. To do this we:

  • Support the continued development of the Philippines as the premier and preferred location for Global In-house Centers (GICs) and Multi-National Corporations (MNCs)

  • Showcase the talent of the Filipino professional and help build a strong local leadership base in GICs

Who heads the GICC?

The GICC is guided by a Board of Trustees, composed of individuals serving as the official representative of GICC member companies. They are elected by the membership base and serve for three years.

Day-to-day GICC operations are managed by the Executive Management Team, composed of an Executive Director, Communications Director, and Administrative Director.

How can we be a member of GICC?

If your company is any of the following, you may apply for membership into the GICC:

  • Captive – wholly-owned subsidiary to perform services for the parent company and all corporate affiliates.

  • Global – multi-national company.

  • Shared Services – provision of a service by one part of an organization or group, where such service had been previously found in more than one part of the organization or group.

A member company is represented by an official representative, usually the company’s country manager, general manager, or chief executive officer.

The Board of Trustees may extend a membership invitation to an individual whose professional function may be deemed necessary for the operations of the Council, and may serve as consultant or advisor.

How much is the membership fee?

Members pay an annual fee of P60,000.00.