President, Benchmark Consulting
Julius Ordoñez is the President and owner of Benchmark Consulting. He has more than 20 years of solid experience in the areas of organizational, leadership and team development, executive coaching, management consulting, business management, mentoring and writing.
He is one of the few executive coaches in the world and Philippines FIRST-EVER ICF Master Certified Coach, the highest level of certification granted by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), the recognized authority of professional coaching worldwide.
Julius was the 2015-2017 President of Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC), the reputable organization of professional coaches in the Asia Pacific Region and the founder of the ICF Philippines Chapter. In 2015 and 2018, he was invited by the ICF Global to serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a project that looked at the tasks, skills and traits of a professional coach. His authorship of ICF-certified coach-training courses has produced hundreds of professional coaches, trained thousands of leaders on how to coach, and helped build a coaching culture for organizations.
Through his company’s coaching, training, and consulting solutions, Mr. Ordonez partners with client individuals, teams and organizations in attaining their critical goals and in realizing their fullest potential. He has personally coached, mentored, and trained top executives (C-level position, directors and department heads) and leadership teams from the US, Europe and Asia Pacific, many of whom come from leading companies which include among others the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, and multinationals such as Nestle, Citibank, Avon, Kantar, Prudential Life, Manulife, HGST-Western Digital, Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Novartis, Mondelez, Ericsson, Lafarge, Coca-Cola, Prulife UK, Sunlife of Canada, Boehringer Ingelheim, Standard Chartered Bank, Deloitte, Roche. Leading companies in the Philippines like Globe Telecom, PLDT, Smart, BPI, Metrobank, Petron, Ayala Land, RCBC, ABS-CBN (leading TV network), Monde Nissin, Universal Robina Corporation, Smart, Philam Life also count among his satisfied clients.
He studied Strategic Business Management at Harvard University and completed Management Consulting at the New York University. He took an extensive 3-year Business Coaching Essentials and Advanced Corporate Coaching Program at the Corporate Coach University in the US & Australia, and Life Coaching courses at the Coach Training Institute (CTI), USA. He specialized in Building a Coaching Culture in Germany.