Ayala Corp. exec named new Finex president
Ayala Corp. managing director and treasurer Ramon G. Opulencia has been elected president of the Financial Executives Association of the Philippines (Finex) for 2012.
Finex is the premiere organization of top finance executives dedicated to the advancement of financial knowledge and expertise in the country. Now in its 43rd year, Finex has 660 members who are CEOs, COOs, CFOs and finance professionals representing the top corporations in the Philippines.
A graduate of the Asian Institute of Management and Harvard Business School, Opulencia is a known advocate of innovations in the domestic capital markets, having contributed to the development of a deeper retail investor base and longer tenors through pioneering and award-winning deals for Ayala Corp. He is also a prominent resource speaker in the region and his work has received notice in publications such as Finance Asia, Euromoney, Eurofinance and The Asset.
Opulencia is also a member of the board of BPI Family Bank and treasurer of Ayala Foundation. He is a former member of the Market Governance Board of Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. and Philippine Interpretations Committee of the Financial Report Standards Council representing the private sector.
Opulencia will be inducted as Finex president on January 12, in ceremonies that will also launch the year’s theme, “Finex: Moving the Philippines towards Global Competitiveness.” Keynote speaker Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman and CEO of Ayala Corp., will provide insights on the subject given his experience in the corporate sector as well as his engagement in various advisory councils globally.
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