Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Fernando Zobel de Ayala

Co Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive Director

  • Globe Telecom Director since October 1995 and last re-elected on April 21, 2020

  • Globe Board Committee membership: 
    - Compensation and Remuneration Committee
    - Finance Committee

Mr. Zobel, Filipino, 60, Director since October 1995. He has been the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Ayala Corporation. He is the Chairman of AC International Finance Ltd.; Liontide Holdings, Inc.; AC Energy, Inc.; AC Energy Philippines, Inc.; Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc.; Automobile Central Enterprise, Inc.; Alabang Commercial Corporation; Accendo Commercial Corp.; and Hero Foundation, Inc. He is also Co-Chairman of Ayala Foundation, Inc. and Ayala Group Club, Inc. He is 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.; 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.; and AC Venture Holdings Corp.; Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.; Isuzu Philippines Corporation; and Manila Peninsula.


Mr. Zobel holds a liberal arts degree from Harvard College and a CIM from INSEAD, France. He is also Chairman of Habitat for Humanity’s Asia Pacific Capital Campaign Steering Committee and a Member of Philippine-Singapore Business Council, Tikehau International Advisory Board, INSEAD Board, Georgetown University Board, World Presidents’ Organization, and Chief Executives Organization. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Caritas Manila.


He also holds directorship in AC Energy Philippines, Inc.; Ayala Corporation; Ayala Land, Inc.; Bank of the Philippine Islands; Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.; Manila Water Company, Inc.; and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. All of which are listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.

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