Meet The Pharmaton Life Chargers: Maxie Abad and Hindy Weber Tantoco

Pharmaton has recently launched its latest brand ambassadors Maxie Abad and Hindy Weber Tantoco.

Dubbed the Pharmaton Life Chargers, they symbolizes the men and women who are committed to a vision. They are driven by the desire for a quality of life for themselves and for others. More importantly, they have the sustained energy to live out their passions and thereby, create positive change.

Meet the Pharmaton Life Chargers

Maxie Abad

Maxie Abad is a lawyer, a triathlete and a former player of the Philippine National Football Team.

A graduate of the University of the Philippines, Maxie Abad went on to secure his law degree at the Ateneo de Manila School of Law. He is currently Director and Chief Legal Counsel in an oil exploration and production company.

He is a member of the Polo Triathlon Team. Maxie Abad is a finisher in the 2007 Ironman Western Australia and multiple Ironman 70.3 Philippines.But football has always been his passion.

His encounter with the sport started at a very young age. While playing during recess in the second grade, the school’s football coach approached him and said, “Abad, after class I want you to report for football training with the Midgets B team.” Thus began a great love affair with the game.

1996 ASEAN Football Championship, Singapore

Maxie Abad (standing 3rd from left) during the 1996 ASEAN Football Championship, Singapore

Maxie Abad was captain of the Philippine National Football Team from 1995 to 1997. He was part of the team that represented the country in various recognized Asian competitions such as the Asian Cup qualifiers, the Tiger Cup and the Dunhill Cup. At a time when football did not yet enjoy the local popularity it does today, this is a noteworthy accomplishment.

When his playing career came to an end and his love for the game was passed on to his three sons, Maxie decided to set-up a football academy for kids. Together with Coach Ricardo Venus and fellow footballer Monty Roxas, Maxie organized the Manila Soccer Academy (MSA).

Born out of a desire to give back to the sport, Maxie Abad wanted MSA to be dedicated not only to creating good football players but to molding outstanding individuals as well.

MSA has been at the forefront of grassroots football in the Philippines for the past 12 years. Based at the Manila Polo Club, MSA provides soccer training and education for kids aged between 4 to 18 years of age. MSA likewise is a football club that provides its members competitive football through training and participation in both national and international tournaments. 

Hindy Weber Tantoco

Hindy Weber Tantoco began her career in training under the tutelage of New York-based artist and project manager, Stan Gilula, where she worked closely with high-profile clients in the hotel, restaurant, retail and entertainment business.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from the Ateneo de Manila University and an Associate’s degree in Fashion Marketing & Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City. In addition, she has acquired a number of certificates in short courses covering topics in such diverse interests ranging from design, organic farming, and natural healing.

In 2000, she joined the Rustan Group as exclusive in-house designer for the young adults division of the department store. By 2010, she helmed the design team for seven private labels in the infantswear, childrenswear, maternity, swimwear, and womenswear divisions. At Rustan’s, she was most recognized for being a comprehensive and hands-on designer who worked directly on planning, design, production, merchandising, marketing and display. She played a central role in the launch of popular brands U for the young adults, Culte Femme for women, and Kiddos for children.

She has been a member of the Fashion Design Council of the Philippines (FDCP) since 2003 and is currently a board member of the country’s preeminent fashion group. She has also been a contributing writer for The Philippine Star’s Lifestyle Section under Millet Mananquil.

Over the years, she has been featured on daily publications, magazines and TV programs for her work in and out of fashion. She has also given fashion lectures at various schools and professional organizations, as well as collaborated with other designers for various projects.


Hindy Tantoco’s hollistic products from her Holy Carabao Hollistic Farm

After 10 years in the retail business, Hindy decided to take a year-long sabbatical and explore a new career path in fashion. She has been occupied with her made-to-order business, focusing on formal and bridal wear. She also spends much of her time tending to her family’s needs at her idyllic farm in Laguna and her thriving organic food delivery business called Holy Carabao Holistic Farms.

Here are some videos taken during Pharmaton Life Chargers press conference where the new Pharmaton ambassadors talks about what inspires them:

Sustained Energy

Inspiration is indeed a driving factor for us in reaching our goals. With a constant source to draw our energy from, the possibilities for us may be endless.

Providing Maxie Abad and Hindy Tantoco with the sustained energy to achieve their goals and maintain the quality of life they desire is by taking Pharmaton.

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Pharmaton Multivitamins consist of minerals, Deanol and standardized Ginseng Extract to help improve one’s memory and attention and fight fatigue. By converting energy from food into usable energy, one can enhance his performance in day to day activities.

Vitamins A, C, E, calcium, and vitamin D help combat stress and fatigue, and raises our body’s immune system for better protection from viral and bacterial infection.

B-Complex vitamins, iron, and vitamin C help manage inner physical and mental energy, with Deanol improving overall mood, memory and attention.

The added boost of G115 stimulates the brain and muscles to get that extra push.

To date, Pharmaton is the only clinically proven multivitamin with G115 that improves quality of life by 85% more than other multivitamins with ginseng. Over 100 clinical studies for the past 30 years have ensured the quality, safety and efficacy of Pharmaton.

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