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Fila Philippines CEO Cris Albert Has Passed Away

Cris was at the helm of Fila Philippines for nearly 30 years.
Fila Philippines CEO Cris Albert Has Passed Away
IMAGE Facebook/Cris Albert
Cris was at the helm of Fila Philippines for nearly 30 years.

The Abad Santos and Albert families have formally announced that Fila Philippines CEO Cris Albert has passed away last April 23, 2022. Her sister, actress Ana Abad Santos, posted about the unfortunate loss on Instagram, captioning, "#iloveyouats [I love you, ate]." The company nor her family has disclosed the cause of her "untimely" death.

PHOTO BY Instagram/filaph

Cris has been in the industry for nearly 30 years, starting out as a marketing manager for Fila in 1992. She took the highest seat of the company in 2007, and has since oversaw operations for Isport Life Inc., the sole distributor of Fila products in the country, and Athletes Gym and Dive.

Ana (L) with Cris (R) on a recent vacation to Amanpulo in Palawan
PHOTO BY Instagram/anaabadsantos
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Her leadership has garnered the brand numerous accolades and recognitions, such as the "Dangal ng Bayan Award for Product and Service Excellence" in 2008, and the "Most Outstanding Sports Retail Company Award" in 2013. 

As an individual, Cris is also known as a well-loved fashionista and socialite. In 2010, she was lauded as one of the "Best Dressed Women" by the Philippine Cancer Society. Three years later, she was also named as a "Woman of Style and Substance" by the PeopleAsia

Cris is survived by her husband Butch, and their children, Carlo and Isabella.

Our deepest condolences are with them and the rest of her family and loved ones.

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