Ericson Del Castro

General Manager, Talent Management, ASEAN, Nissan Motors

Eric has been in the practice of human resource management, organizational development, and strategic HR for over 25 years.   

He obtained both his Diploma and Master’s degree in Industrial Relations major in Human Resource Development from the University of the Philippines, Diliman with honors.  He has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Centro Escolar University in Manila.   

He was conferred a fellow in people management by the Society of Fellows in People Management,  The People Management Association of the Philippines in  2019.  

He is a certified facilitator of DDI both for  Interaction Management (IM) and administrator for Targeted Selection (TS) He has attended and led training in various countries like Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong facilitating courses in IM and TS.    

He has worked for top brands in the Philippines and in the world like Motolite Batteries HAVI  Logistics, Inc global supply chain partner of  McDonald’s, Canon, and Nissan. 

Currently, Eric is the General Manager, Talent Management, ASEAN and Country HR Lead  of Nissan Philippines.    

Nissan is one the leading automotive brands in the world based in Yokohama Japan, and is part of the global alliance of Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi.  

He has been with Nissan for over 5 years and has been recognized for his efforts in executive talent acquisition, leadership acceleration for key talents, strategic rewards, engagement, and retention.  His efforts in key talent development has been hailed a trailblazing program by the Company In 2017 he was honored with a Presidential Innovation Award, by then NPI President & MD,  Mr.Ramesh Narasimhan.  The award was given for his invaluable contribution  in building an engaging and high-performance organizational culture. 

He is an active member of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)  – t he preeminent society of HR practitioners in the Philippines with over 2000 members He was Board of Trustee in 2013 & 2014; and currently a mentor/adviser of the PMAP Leadership Development Committee which aims to develop future leaders for the organization.