Alden Richards said he feels proud to be a Kapuso following his contract renewal with the GMA Network artist center on Friday, October 15.
After staying for more than a decade in the showbiz industry, the actor shared that it is an honor for him to be part of the Kapuso network.
“I’m a home grown Kapuso at isa yan sa ipinagmamalaki ko, because my dreams came true sa tulong ng GMA. It’s an honor to be a part of people’s lives, and I’m really glad that I get to do it with GMA. Ako po si Alden Richards, proud to be Kapuso,” he said in his official VTR.
The Asia’s Multimedia Star was also grateful for the Kapuso network for the support and trust they have given him.
“I get to do great projects na hindi ko naisip na magagawa ko kaya I always strive to do better, para hindi nasasayang ang tiwala na binibigay sakin lalo na ng mga fans.”
The GMA celebrity reiterated his desire “to do well in this industry, to be able to help and inspire people, to be doing quality shows that will bring happiness to them.”
“Mahalaga po sa kin ang i-share ang mga blessings na natatanggap ko.
“Sa dami ng pinagdaanan ko, I wouldn’t have made it this far without the people who guided me every step of the way.”
The contract signing was attended virtually by GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and COO Gilberto Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and CFO Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Films President and Programming Consultant to the Chairman and CEO Atty. Annette Gozon-Valdes, Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategic Planning and Business Development and Chief Risk Officer Regie Bautista, First Vice President for Program Management Department Jose Mari R. Abacan, Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier-Cruz, GMA Artist Center Senior Talent Manager Daryl Zamora, and GMA Artist Center Consultant Johnny Manahan.
The contract signing event was also physically attended by Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth Rasonable, First Vice President for Drama Productions Redgie A. Magno, Senior Assistant Vice President for Drama Productions Cheryl Ching-Sy, First Vice President for Musical, Variety, Talk, Magazine, Specials & Alternative Productions Darling de Jesus-Bodegon, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, Assistant Vice President for Talent Imaging and Marketing Simoun Ferrer, First Vice President and Head of Regional TV and Synergy Oliver B. Amoroso, and Consultant for Comedy, Infotainment, Game & Reality Productions Bang Arespacochaga, and ‘The World Between Us’ director Dominic Zapata.