"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.
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.
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)
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.
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.