Fernando Zobel de Ayala to be Ayala Corp. CEO

MANILA, Philippines — Business tycoon Fernando Zobel de Ayala will assume the role of chief executive officer (CEO) of Ayala Corp. byApril 23next year as part of succession plan at the country’s oldest business house.

His older brother, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, will transition from CEO to henceforth focus on his role as chair of the conglomerate, which has interests in property development, banking, telecoms, water and industrial segments.

The turnover, which was recently approved by the board of directors, will happen after the 2021 annual stockholders meeting of Ayala next year.At present, Fernando Zobel de Ayala is Ayala’s president and chief operating officer (COO).

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