Quezon City – The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture, was recently conferred the ISO 9001:2008 Certificate for Quality Management System.  The scope of the ISO certificate   covers the provision of agricultural insurance protection for crop, non-crop, livestock and term insurance services.

Atty. Jovy C. Bernabe, PCIC President (4th from left), received the Certificate from   TÜV Rhineland Philippines, an ISO certifying body with headquarters in Germany. The conferment of the ISO Certificate was the highlight of the PCIC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.

With the conferment of the ISO Certificate, the customers of PCIC – who are the country’s agricultural farmers and fisherfolk – will now be assured of a much improved, efficient and professional delivery of agricultural insurance services.

Also present during the event were (from left to right):  Mr. Tristan Arwen G. Loveres (Country Representative  and Chief Operating Officer of TÜV Rheinland Philippines), Mr. Segundo H. Guerrero, Jr. (Chairman, Internal Quality Audit and PCIC Acting Vice-President for  Support  Services Group), Ms. Minerva  Altamarino (PCIC Quality Management Representative and Regional Manager of PCIC Region IV), Ms. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat (DA Undersecretary for Special Concerns), Mr. Antonio Fleta  (DA Undersecretary for Administration and Finance) and Mr. Norman R. Cajucom (PCIC Acting Senior Vice-President for Regional Management Group).