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"CFO of the Year" Bengzon pays tribute to back office heroes

November 20, 2019

As Augusto Bengzon rose to accept the “ING-FINEX CFO (chief financial officer) of the Year” award, the CFO of property giant Ayala Land Inc. raised the banner for all finance personnel, whom he described as the “most under-appreciated and overworked” employees in corporate Philippines.

July 21, 2019

Innovation — wanting to find better solutions to address people’s needs — was one of the main drivers of the diversification of conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) over a decade ago, and a critical factor that enabled the 128-year-old organization to breach the P1-trillion mark in revenues in 2018, two years ahead of its target, said 2018 ING FINEX CFO of the Year and SMC CFO Ferdinand K. Constantino.

Shining the spotlight on CFOs

May 13, 2019

Photo of the launch on Philippine Star

Search for the 13th ING FINEX CFO of the Year opens

May 16, 2019

BusinessWorld article on the search

Finex, ING Bank launch search for 13th CFO of the Year

May 12, 2019

FROM accounting to accountability, the roles of today’s CFO are no longer simply operational. “In volatile times as these, whatever keeps the rest of the business awake at night will also keep CFOs awake,” said Hans Sicat, country manager of ING Bank, N.V.

Are you CFO award material?

May 09, 2019

IF you think the role of a chief finance officer (CFO) is just number crunching, then you must belong to a company stuck in the dark ages.

12th ING FINEX CFO of the Year Search is on

June 20, 2019

Dutch financial institution ING Bank, N.V. and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) has recently launched the search for the Philippines' most outstanding chief finance officer, now on its 12th year.

A CFO for generations

November 19, 2017

If you think holding the purse strings of a household is tough enough, imagine how it is to be in the shoes of Jose Teodoro “TG” K. Limcaoco.t? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Search for the country’s top CFO gets tougher amid volatile times

In volatile times as these, they are like members of the SWAT team discovering an unexpected obstacle in the midst of a raid. It is in this kind of environment, after all, that separates the best CFOs from the crop.

Q&A with ICD Fellow and CFO of the Year, Danny Yu

The Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) featured ICD fellow and ING FINEX CFO of the Year 2016 awardee Danny Yu of Philex Mining Corp.

Baptism of Fire

July 28, 2016

TEN years ago, then neophyte Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV—together with the soldiers facing coup d’état charges in connection with the 2003 Oakwood Muntiny—stormed out of the courtroom and headed toward Manila Peninsula to call for the ouster of then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. It was on that same day of the infamous Peninsula siege that the first ING-Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (Finex) “CFO of the Year” award was launched. (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Behavioral Funds

July 20, 2016

"A couple of weeks ago a former colleague from way back asked if I would be interested to write about the upcoming ING FINEX CFO of the Year (COY) Award, which is now on its 10th year. At the onset, I was uncertain because I never thought of the COY -- or any award for that matter -- as an urgent public issue," BusinessWorld columnist Marvin Tort writes.

Manila Water CFO Luis Juan Oreta: Making a difference at 360º

January 03, 2016

For 2015 ING-Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (Finex) CFO of the Year Luis Juan Oreta of Manila Water, it’s being able to have a 360-degree view of the company without necessarily being at the helm.

Shell finance director named CFO of the Year

December 21, 2014

The Finance Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), together with Dutch financial giant ING Bank, conferred the 2014 ING-FINEX Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year award to Shell Philippines Exploration BV (SPEX) finance director Jeng Pascual, in a ceremony held recently at the Peninsula Manila Hotel in Makati City.

GMA Network’s Felipe S. Yalong is ING-FINEX CFO of the Year

November 20, 2013

GMA Network Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong was named ING-FINEX CFO of the Year for 2013. The awarding ceremony was held Wednesday, November 20, Makati City, the company said in a statement Thursday. 

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