Ignacio R. Bunye

Fernando Zobel returns to BPI: A legacy of leadership rekindled

In a remarkable turn of events, billionaire Fernando Zobel de Ayala (FZA), an iconic figure in Philippine business, has made a triumphant return to the Board of Directors of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). This significant development comes as Zobel replaces Director  Romeo Bernardo, who recently embarked on a new journey as a member of the esteemed Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. 

Unlocking financial inclusion: PH hosts 2023 Alliance for Financial Inclusion Global Policy Forum

In an inspiring display of unwavering dedication to the cause of global financial inclusion, the Philippines assumed the role of host for the prestigious 2023 Alliance for Financial Inclusion Global Policy Forum (AFI GPF). From Sept. 12 to 14, 2023, the Philippines welcomed global leaders in finance and economics to Manila to share groundbreaking developments in their journey towards financial inclusion.

Enter the first female president/CEO of Ayala Land Inc.

Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), the real estate arm of the Ayala conglomerate, has announced the  appointment of Anna Ma. Margarita “Meean” B. Dy as its first female president and chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Bernard Vincent “Bobby” O. Dy.

Live, excel and leave your mark — Susan V. Ople

In memory of  recently departed  overseas workers champion  and writer,  Secretary Susan “Toots” V. Ople, let us revisit her poignant words from an article which appeared Oct. 30, 2019 in Business Mirror. The original article, entitled. “How long will you live?”  started circulating in social media shortly after her death on Aug. 22 at the age of 61.

TrustTech: Building a safer digital nation, one step at a time

In an era where nearly every aspect of our lives has gone digital, from financial transactions to online shopping, the convenience of the digital space is undeniable. However, with this surge in digital interaction comes a parallel rise in cyber scams that threaten to undermine our trust in these systems. Acknowledging this challenge, the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), in collaboration with Digital Pilipinas, has taken a bold step towards enhancing the nation's cybersecurity through the TrustTech movement—a collective effort aimed at instilling confidence in individuals and businesses within the Philippine digital landscape.