Fernando Zobel de Ayala
President and COO
Filipino, 57, Director of Ayala Corporation since May 1994. He has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ayala Corporation since April 2006. He holds the following positions in publicly listed companies: Chairman of Ayala Land, Inc. and Manila Water Company, Inc.; and Director of Bank of the Philippine Islands, Globe Telecom, Inc., and
Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.; and Independent Director of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. He is the Chairman of AC International Finance Ltd., Liontide Holdings, Inc., AC Energy, Inc., Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc., Automobile Central Enterprise, Inc., Alabang Commercial Corporation, Accendo Commercial Corp., and Hero Foundation, Inc.; Co-Chairman of Ayala Foundation, Inc. and Ayala Group Club, Inc.; Vice-Chairman of ALI Eton Property Development Corporation, Aurora Properties Incorporated, Vesta Property Holdings, Inc., Ceci Realty Inc., Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation, Bonifacio Land Corporation, Emerging City Holdings, Inc., Columbus Holdings, Inc., Berkshires Holdings, Inc., and Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc.; Director of LiveIt Investments, Ltd., AG Holdings Ltd., AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, Asiacom Philippines, Inc., Ayala Retirement Fund Holdings, Inc., AC Education, Inc., and AC Ventures Holding Corp., Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., Isuzu Philippines Corporation, and Manila Peninsula; Member of the Philippine-Singapore Business Council, INSEAD East Asia Council, World Presidents’ Organization, and Chief Executives Organization; Chairman of Habitat for Humanity’s Asia-Pacific Capital Campaign Steering Committee; and Member of the Board of Trustees of Caritas Manila, Pilipinas Shell Foundation, and the National Museum. He graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Arts at Harvard College in 1982 and holds a CIM from INSEAD, France.