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Fernando Zóbel de Ayala

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Born (1960-03-14) March 14, 1960 (age 62)[1]
Ermita, Manila, Philippines
Alma materLadycross School
Harvard College
TitlePresident and CEO of Ayala Corporation
Spouse(s)Catherine Silverio
Parent(s)Jaime Zóbel de Ayala (father)
RelativesZóbel de Ayala family

Fernando Miranda Zóbel de Ayala GCLH (born March 14, 1960) is a Filipino businessman from the Zóbel de Ayala family. He is the president and chief executive officer of Ayala Corporation.[2]


In addition to his position in Ayala Corporation, Zóbel is chairman of Ayala Land, Inc., Manila Water Company, Inc., AC International Finance Ltd., Ayala International Pte Ltd., Ayala DBS Holdings, Inc., Alabang Commercial Corporation, AC Energy Holdings, Inc., and Hero Foundation, Inc; co-chairman of the Ayala Foundation, Inc.; co-vice chairman of Mermac, Inc.; director of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, Globe Telecom, Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. (IMI), LiveIt Investments, Ltd., Asiacom Philippines, Inc., AG Holdings Limited, Ayala International Holdings Limited, AI North America, Inc., Vesta Property Holdings Inc., Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., Isuzu Philippines Corporation, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., and Manila Peninsula.

He also sits on the boards of various international and local business and socio-civic organizations:




Zóbel went to Ladycross School for his preparatory studies and graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982. He also completed a program in International Management at INSEAD in France.

Personal life

Zóbel is married to Catherine Silverio, daughter of former PBA coach Dante Silverio. They have four children.


Zóbel was awarded with the Philippine Legion of Honor, Rank of Grand Commander on June 29, 2010.


  1. ^ Fernando Zobel de Ayala's Birth Certificate
  2. ^ Cabuag, VG (April 26, 2021). "Ayala completes top management changes". Business Mirror. Retrieved April 27, 2021.