Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Organo Gold Bernardo Chua was born in the Philippines. In his youth the executive dreamed of becoming a medical doctor; his goal in life was to help people live healthy and lengthy lives. Although he planned to attend medical school, he did not grow up to take that route to help others. Instead, he has been helping people through his career as a CEO. Instead of pursuing a medical degree of some sort, Bernardo affectionately known as Bernie earned his Bachelors of Science degree at the University of Santo Tamas, in the Philippines. View Bernardo Chua’s profile at LinkedIn
After his studies in college, Bernie Chua decided to work for his families business as a purchasing manager in a clothing manufacturing plant based in his hometown in the Philippines. His entire family was involved in making sure their business flourished for generations, and he was expected to do the same. To please his family, he began working for them as the youngest of his parents 14 children.
As he grew older and less interested in his families business, he began to venture away from the manufacturing business and took on an opportunity to manage a travel agency in the Philipines. As manager of the travel agency he progressed the industry to grow throughout Southeast Asia, and as the business became lucrative, he took on yet another opportunity, this time to manage a direct selling company that was opening a regional branch in the Philippines.
With a constant drive for success and an equally driven team behind him, Bernardo Chua successfully increased the market value of the direct selling company and helped it to grow an outstanding presence throughout Asia. When the company expanded to North America, he then moved his family to manage the direct selling businesses Canadian branch.
After living in Canada for six years, with the support of his family and new found friends, he decided to open his own company “ORGANO.” Even though he did not pursue a degree in the medical field, he still stayed on the course of his desire to improve the quality of peoples lives. His passion for helping others has driven his business to become the worlds leading Coffee and Tea provider enriched with Ganoderma mushrooms, which deliver tremendous health benefits to all of his customers. Ganoderma mushrooms help defend against tumor growth and cancer, improves liver function and detoxification, helps balance hormones, fights allergies, asthma and disease.