SINGAPORE – Filipino businesswoman Maricris Abad Santos Albert was in Singapore to attend a non-public event hosted by luxurious model Fendi when she was found dead at The Fullerton Bay Hotel final Saturday (April 23).
The 52-year-old, higher referred to as Cris Albert, is believed to have been invited to and attended the World Of Fendi event at Marina Bay Sands, which was held from April 21 to April 25.
The style home’s marketing campaign includes quite a few occasions throughout a number of international locations, however for the South-east Asia area, they’re held in Singapore.
A spokesman for Fendi confirmed Ms Albert was a visitor at one in all its occasions however declined to present additional particulars out of respect for the household’s request for privateness.
“We are deeply saddened at her passing and our thoughts are with her family at this difficult time,” stated the spokesman.
Ms Albert, who was chief government and president of Fila Philippines, had uploaded a photograph of an merchandise from Fendi, and likewise tagged the model and luxurious model Louis Vuitton, in an Instagram publish on April 21.
Another publish on April 22 confirmed her at the Singapore Flyer with two associates, with the hashtag Fendi.
The mom of two, who can also be the president of Isport Life and Athlete’s Gym & Dive, and the founding father of MA Holdings, is believed to have been in Singapore with a number of different Filipinos from the style trade for the World Of Fendi event.
The police and Singapore Civil Defence Force have been alerted to the incident at about 1.05am final Saturday.
The businesswoman was found mendacity immobile at the lodge and pronounced dead by a paramedic.
Louis Vuitton had hosted an event at The Fullerton Bay Hotel which concluded on April 12. A spokesman for the style model stated Ms Albert was not their visitor.
News of Ms Albert’s dying has been trending among the many Filipino neighborhood right here and again house on social media, with many expressing their condolences.
She joined Fila Philippines as a advertising supervisor in 1992, after graduating with a bachelor’s diploma in advertising, and have become president of the group in 2007.
In 2019, she was named Woman of the Year at the Asia Leaders Awards, which recognises these making a distinction in their respective fields and selling the Philippines as a enterprise hub.
Ms Albert is the daughter of Madam Wanda Louwallien, a former supermodel and present choreographer.
She grew up across the style trade due to her mom, and later turned a outstanding determine among the many Philippines’ enterprise elite.
A police spokesman stated the incident is being investigated as a case of unnatural dying and no foul play is suspected following preliminary investigations.
In a press release on Facebook, Fila Philippines stated her household is interesting for privateness.
- Additional reporting by Raul Capunpon Dancel
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