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GFP crowns 1st-ever Ultimate Body Search 2023 winners

The first ever Ultimate Body Search 2023 champions are Zambales lass Mariah Nilo and Angeles City lad Mark Francis Kenneth Carbungco, posing here for a group photo with Global First Philippines Creative Production (GFPCP) CEO Patricia P. Cortez and Belo Medical Medical Group Managing Director, Dr. Hayden Kho.

Global First Philippines Creative Production (GFPCP) has crowned the first ever Ultimate Body Search winners on August 12 at the SM City Clark Cinema 1.

Mark Francis Kenneth Carbungco from Angeles City and Mariah Nilo from Zambales were both crowned as the 1st ever Ultimate Body Search 2023 winners, taking home cash and other prizes.

The 1st Runners-up were Charlon Guanga and Krisha David, who also received cash, as well as other prizes.

The recently concluded and highly anticipated coronation night of GFP’s Ultimate Body Search 2023 was aimed to celebrate beauty, confidence, and the spirit of competition.

GFPCP CEO Patricia P. Cortez thanked the sponsors who have played a pivotal role in making the 1st UB Search a success.

“Your unwavering commitment to promoting positive body image, self-confidence, and empowerment is truly commendable. Your partnership with us reflects a shared vision of celebrating diversity and embracing the uniqueness of each individual,” she said during her speech.

Global First Philippines Creative Production (GFPCP) CEO Patricia P. Cortez, Belo Medical Medical Group Managing Director Dr. Hayden Kho, and members of the panel of judges pose with the Ulitnate Body Search 2023 winners (R-L): Krisha David (1st runner-up); Zambales lass Mariah Nilo and Mark Francis Kenneth Carbungco of Angeles City (champions); and Charlon Guanga (1st runner-up).

Belo Medical Group Managing Director Dr. Hayden Kho served as Chairman of the Board of Judges which included First Imex Pan Pacific Trading President Henry Nguyen; Former Presidential Spokesman Atty. Harry Roque; Okada Manila Sales and Marketing Vice President Cielo Reboredo; and Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Annaliza Kwan.

Major sponsors for the UB Search 2023 were Belo Medical Group and SM City Clark; while other sponsors were Prime City Resort Hotel, El Vistra Hotel, Yellow Hills Resort Hotel; Fitness Barracks, Trence Fitness; La Hermoza Royal, Pure Collagen; Brands and Beyond; Cebu Sea Charterers Inc.; Genteel Home; Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort; Pampanga Press Club; Songdowon; Niji; and City Clark Graphic Printer.

“As we witness the coronation of our winner, let us also remember that every contestant who graced this stage is a winner in her own right, embodying the qualities of confidence, grace and authenticity,” Cortez ended.

Other awardees were Mr. & Ms Photogenic Jovy Angel and Krisha David; Mr. & Ms. Pure Beauty Collagen Lee Felix Pocson & Cristel Galang; Charlon Guanga, Krisha David as Best in Active Wear; Lee Felix Pocson, Cristel Galang as Mr. and Ms. La Hermoza Royale; Charlon Guanga, Mariah Nilo as Best in Swim Wear; Charlon Guanga, Florita Gross were winners in the Online Challenge – #Ultimate Transformation; and Lee Felix Pocson, Mariah Nilo for Best in Formal Wear.