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Atty. Benedicta Du-Baladad Message from the President:

Benedicta Du-Baladad


To FINEX members and friends,

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
November 2017 Issue

We are now on the final stretch of 2017. This year has been one of the busiest and exciting for both FINEX and the country.

Earlier this month, our country was once again placed in the limelight as we hosted this year’s ASEAN Summit. The summit provided us to showcase what our country can share to the world and the creativity of the Filipino people. Indeed, the recent hosting of the ASEAN summit placed our country

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TO THE SECRETARIAT

Address:
FINEX OFFICE
ROBERTO DE OCAMPO CENTER FOR FINANCIAL EXCELLENCE
UNIT 1901, 19/F, 139 CORPORATE CENTER
VALERO ST. SALCEDO VILLAGE, MAKATI CITY

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Telephone: (632) 811-4052, 811-4184, 811-4187-89
Fax: (632) 811-4185
http://www.finex.org.ph

 














Meet our Staff

The Secretariat is the administrative and information center of the Financial Executives Institue of the Philippines. It seeks to provide efficient and timely support services to the general membership to enable the organization to successfully fulfill its aims and objectives.

The Secretariat is presently housed at the New Office Unit 1901, 19th Floor 139 Corporate Center Valero St. Salcedo Village Makati City. It is presently composed of ten staff members including the CMDC, FINEX Foundation and World Congress staff members.

The administrative staff provides secretariat services, coordinates all meetings activities and foundation undertaken by the board of Directors and the different committees, as well as the FINEX Foundation and the Foundation for Filipino Entrepreneurship, Inc. Its accounting functions include keeping the books of accounts, collection, preparation of financial statements, and billing. It also handles the reproduction of all publications and materials for dissemination and distribution to the members.


 

Michael B. Vinluan
Executive Director
Email Add.: mbvinluan@finex.org.ph



Cherrylene S. Basilio
Senior Staff
Lead Coordinator - Membership Cluster
Support Staff – Golden Jubilee
Email Add.: crsalazar@finex.org.ph



Jessel B. Bermido
Lead Coordinator - International Relations,
Junior FINEX and Women in Finance
Support Staff - Advocacy & CSR Group
Email Add.: jbbermido@finex.org.ph



Rowell O. Sura
Lead Coordinator - Professional Development Cluster
Support Staff - Elections
Email Add.: rosura@finex.org.ph



Editha S. Torres
Lead Coordinator - Advocacy and CSR Cluster
Email Add.: jstorres@finex.org.ph



Paul John R. Andasan
Accountant
Support Staff - Membership and Finance Clusters and FINEX Week
Email Add.: pjadasan@finex.org.ph



Marie Liza M. Banzon
Accountant
Support Staff - Finance Cluster and Audit
Email Add.: mlnbanzon@finex.org.ph



Myla G. Ninofranco
Support Staff - Advocacy & CSR Cluster
and Int’l. Relations
Email Add.: mgninofranco@finex.org.ph



Jeffrey T. Manalo
Support Staff - Professional Dev’t. Cluster, CFO Awards,
Junior FINEX & FFEI

Email Add.: jtmanalo@finex.org.ph



Phillip R. Suerte Felipe
IT Staff
Support Staff - Professional Dev’t. Cluster
Email Add.: admin@finex.org.ph



Chona R. Vergel
Administrative Assistant
Support Staff - Membership Cluster,
CFO Awards, FINEX Week, Citi
Junior Bankers and Women in Finance
Email Add.: crvergel@finex.org.ph



MESSENGERS:
          Renato R. Barrientos
          Eduardo P. Gerandoy

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