Former PSE CEO chosen as FINEX President

Published January 18, 2021, 5:30 AM

by James A. Loyola

The Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) has elected lawyer Francis ED. Lim as its President for 2021.

Lim was the President and CEO of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) from 2004 to 2010. It was during his stint at the PSE when he joined FINEX.

Francis Ed. Lim

Concurrent with his post at the bourse, Lim held key positions in various institutions such as the PSE Foundation, the Securities Clearing Corporation of the Philippines, the Capital Market Development Council, the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corporation, and the Securities Investors Protection Fund. 

Since then, he has served as President of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) and the Shareholders Association of the Philippines (SharePhil).

He was also Trustee of the FINEX Research and Development Foundation, the CIBI Foundation, and the Judicial Reform Initiative (JRI). 

Lim continues to be active in the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Philippine Judicial Academy, and several committees in the Supreme Court.

All these while working at ACCRALAW as Senior Partner specializing in corporate law and litigation and teaching law at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law and the San Beda University Graduate School of Law.

He also sits on the boards of PSE-listed firms Energy Development Corporation and Converge ICT Solutions Inc. as well as non-listed companies Alphaland Corporation, DHL Summit Solutions Inc., Producers Savings Bank Corporation, and The Insular Life Assurance Co. Ltd.

Lim was formally inducted as FINEX President last January 15 along with Board Directors Euney Marie Mata Perez, EVP and Corporate Secretary; Michael Arcatomy Guarin, VP-Internal Affairs; Augusto Bengzon, VP-External Affairs; Consuelo Garcia, VP-Capital Market Development; Senen Matoto, VP-Good Governance; Omar Cruz, VP-Professional Development; Wilson Tan, Treasurer; and Directors Hilaria Concepcion, Edith Dychao, Domingo Go, Ronald Luis Goseco, Arleen May Guevara, Florencia Tarriela, and Stephanie Zulueta. The FINEX theme for this year is “Transcending the New Frontier. Leading Beyond Recovery.”