Roberto “Bobby” Claudio is the founding Chairman and CEO of Quorum Holdings Corporation, the company behind Toby’s Sports.
Quorum has collected many accolades over the years: Toby’s Sports is a Hall of Fame awardee as Most Outstanding Philippine Retailer in 1998, 2007, 2009, and 2010. Entrepreneur Magazine Philippines named Toby’s Sports one of the Top 50 Homegrown Franchises in 2007. In 2009, Quorum was named Newton Running’s International Distributor of the year, and in the same year, RUNNR was named Most Promising New Retailer by the Ayala Malls. In 2010, SRI was named the International Distributor of the Year by Brooks, and RUNNR won the prestigious Store of the Year Award in the Ayala Malls Merchant Awards.
Mr. Claudio is also the Vice Chairman for International Affairs of the Philippine Retailers Association. He was active in crafting the Retail Liberalization law and in many other national issues affecting the retail industry in the Philippines.
As head delegate of the Philippines, he was involved in several international retail conference abroad leading to the organization of the Federation of Asia Pacific Retailers Associations comprising 14 retail association in the Asia Pacific region.
He also served as one of the founding directors of the Philippine Franchising Association and Global Standard Phils. Inc (formerly Philippine Article Numbering Council).