President's Message
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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FINEX partners with JPMorgan Chase for 14th Inter-Collegiate Finance Competition

The Financial Executive Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) partners with leading global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. for the 14th Inter-Collegiate Finance Competition (ICFC). Through the participation of the country’s best colleges and universities, the ICFC aims to promote networking and friendship, exchange of ideas, and cooperation among participants. The program also aims to expose colleges and universities to world-class finance education standards. Questions asked in the competition are patterned after the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 examination.

Close to 90 schools competed for the elimination round that was held simultaneously in six locations– NCR for National Capital Region and South Luzon, Baguio for North Luzon, Pampanga for Central Luzon, Bacolod for Western Visayas, Cebu City for Eastern and Central Visayas, and Cagayan de Oro for Mindanao.

The top 20 schools competing for the Finals are: Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines-Diliman, University of Cebu – Lapu Lapu, Mandaue; Father Saturnino Urios University, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology, Far Eastern University – Manila, De La Salle University – Manila, Saint Louis University – Baguio, University of Baguio, Manuel Enverga University Foundation, University of the Philippines-Iloilo, De La Salle – College of St. Benilde, College of the Immaculate Conception, University of Mindanao – Davao City, Technological Institute of the Phils. – Manila, De La Salle University – Lipa, Saint Louis College, De La Salle University – Dasmarinas, University of San Carlos – Cebu, and Cebu Institute of Technology.

Photo shows (L-R): JPMorgan Chase Philippines chief finance officer Timothy Yang, FINEX president Ramon Opulencia, JPMorgan Chase Philippines senior country officer Roberto Panlilio and Junior FINEX chairman Vic Sarza.



MOA SIGNING FOR 14TH INTER COLLEGIATE FINANCE (ICFC) COMPETITION.

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) through its AIM-Gov. Jose B. Fernandez, Jr. Center for Banking and Finance, and the Jr. Financial Executive Institute of the Philippines have formally entered into an agreement for the 14th Inter Collegiate Finance Competition (ICFC). With JPMorgan Chase & Co. as the principal sponsor, the 14th ICFC will be held on September 21, 2012 for the Eliminations and October 22, 2012 for the Finals. The official sponsor calculator of the 14th ICFC is Educalc.net the master distributor of HP Calculators in the Southeast Asia

AIM’s JBF Center develops the Question Bank for the ICFC, and its Graduate School of Business awards MBA scholarships to the members of the winning team. Signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) were (L-R) Mr. Benny Soliven, Co-Chairman, Jr. FINEX; Mr. Vic Sarza, Chairman, Jr. FINEX; Dr. Ricardo A. Lim, Dean of AIM; and Prof. Horacio M. Borromeo, Associate Dean, AIM-W. Sycip Graduate School of Business. The MOA signing was held at the AIM campus in Makati City on August 29, 2012.


JUNIOR FINEX COMMITTEE



LOFREDA M. DEL CARMEN
Chairman

Chief Executive Officer - Forecasting and Planning Technologies Inc.


EDITH D. DYCHIAO
Liaison Director

General Manager Lucerne Group

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MARYJADE T. ROXAS-DIVINAGRACIA
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