Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Co Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive Director

  • Globe Director since October 1995 and re-elected on April 17, 2018
  • Globe Board Committee memberships:
    - Compensation and Remuneration Committee and Finance Committee
  • Number of directorships in other publicly listed companies: 6

Mr. Zobel, Filipino, 58, served as Director since October 1995. He holds the following positions in publicly listed companies: President and Chief Operating Officer of Ayala Corporation; Chairman of the Board of Ayala Land and Manila Water; Director of Bank of the Philippine Islands and Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.; and Independent Director of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. He is the Chairman of AC International Finance Ltd., AC Industrial Technology Holdings, Inc., 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; Chairman of Habitat for Humanity’s Asia Pacific Capital Campaign Steering Committee; Member of Philippine-Singapore Business Council, INSEAD East Asia Council, World Presidents’ Organization, and Chief Executives Organization; and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Philippine National Museum, Caritas Manila, and Pilipinas Shell Foundation.


Mr. Zobel de Ayala holds a liberal arts degree from Harvard College and a CIM from INSEAD, France.


The other publicly listed companies he holds directorships in include Ayala Corporation; Ayala Land, Inc.; Manila Water Company, Inc.; Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.; Bank of the Philippine Islands and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. All are listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.

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