Mr. Zobel has been a director of Ayala Corporation since May 1994 and President and Chief Executive Officer from April 2021 to present.
Age: 63, Born 1960
- Appointed Vice-Chairman April 2013 to September 2022
- Appointed a Non-Executive Director October 1994 to September 2022
Board committee membership
- Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee
- Chairman of the Personnel and Compensation Committee
- Member of the Nomination Committee
He is also a member of the Board of BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of BPI Foundation, Inc.
Relevant skills and experience
Vice-Chairman Fernando Zobel de Ayala has a distinguished track record as an international businessman, being the President and CEO of Ayala Corporation. He is Chairman of Ayala Land, Inc., and AC Energy Corporation (formerly AC Energy Philippines, Inc.); Co-Vice-Chairman of Globe Telecom, Inc. and is a Director of Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. and Manila Water Company, Inc.; and an Independent Director of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp, all PSE-listed companies. He is Chairman of AC International Finance Ltd., Liontide Holdings, Inc., AC Energy and Infrastructure Corporation (formerly AC Energy, Inc.), Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc., Alabang Commercial Corporation, Accendo Commercial Corp. and Hero Foundation, Inc.; Co-Chairman of Ayala Foundation, Inc. He is the Vice-Chairman of AC Industrial Technology Holdings, Inc., ALI Eton Property Development Corporation, Ceci Realty Inc., Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation, Bonifacio Land Corporation, Emerging City Holdings, Inc., Columbus Holdings, Inc., Berkshires Holdings, Inc. AKL Properties, Inc., AC Ventures Holdings Corp., and Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. He is a Director of LiveIt Investments, Ltd., AG Holdings Ltd., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, Asiacom Philippines, Inc., Ayala Retirement Fund Holdings, Inc., Altaraza Development, Corporation and Manila Peninsula.
He is a Director of INSEAD Business School and Georgetown University; Member of the International Advisory Board of Tikehau Capital and of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library International Advisory Council; Vice-Chairman of the Philippine Singapore Business Council, member of the World Presidents’ Organization and Chief Executives Organization.
Environmental, social, and governance
He is member of Habitat for Humanity International’s Asia-Pacific Development Council; Member of the Board of Trustees of Caritas Manila, Pilipinas Shell Foundation, and the National Museum; and Member of the Asia Philanthropy Circle and The Metropolitan Museum International Council; and Co-Chair of the Tate Museum Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee.
He holds a liberal arts degree from Harvard College and a CIM from INSEAD, France.