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Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala

Chairman, Non-executive Director

  • Globe Telecom Director since March 1989 and last re-elected April 24, 2024

  • Globe Board Committee membership: 
    - Executive Committee (Chairman)

Mr. Zobel, Filipino, 65, has been the Chairman of the Board since December 1996 and Director since March 1989. Among other current positions, he is also the Chairman of Ayala Corporation since April 2006; Chairman of Bank of the Philippine Islands, Ayala Land, Inc., AC Energy and Infrastructure Corporation (formerly AC Energy, Inc.), and Asiacom Philippines, Inc.; Director of AC Ventures Holding Corp.


Outside the Ayala group, he is a Director of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited. He is a member of various business and socio-civic organizations in the Philippines and abroad, including the JP Morgan International Council, JP Morgan Asia Pacific Council, and Mitsubishi Corporation International Advisory Council.  He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Asian Institute of Management, the Advisory Board of Asia Global Institute (University of Hong Kong) and of various advisory boards of Harvard University, including the Global Advisory Council and Asia Center Advisory Committee, and HBS Asia Advisory Committee.  He sits Chairman of the Board of SMU International Advisory Council in the Philippines. He is a member of the Asia Business Council, Asean Business Club Advisory Council, Leapfrog Investment Global Leadership Council, The Council for Inclusive Capitalism,  and World Wildlife Funds Philippines National Advisory Council. He is Co-Vice Chairman of the Makati Business Club, Chairman of Endeavor Philippines, and Trustee Emeritus of Eisenhower Fellowships.


Mr. Zobel was awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit in 2009, the Philippine Legion of Honor with rank of Grand Commander in 2010, and the Order of Mabini with rank of Commander in 2015 by the President of the Philippines in recognition of his outstanding public service. In 2017, he was recognized as a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer by the UN Global Compact for his work in sustainable business strategy and operations. The first recipient of the award from the Philippines, he was one of 10 individuals recognized for championing sustainability and the pursuit of the 17 SDGs in business.


He graduated with B.A. in Economics (Cum Laude) from Harvard College in 1981 and obtained an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1987.


Mr. Zobel de Ayala also holds directorship in Ayala Corporation, Ayala Land, Inc., and Bank of the Philippine Islands, all of which are listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange.

Manual of Corporate Governance

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