From CEO to talk show host: JAZA shows gift of gab in BPI ad

The former chief executive officer of the Ayala Group is trying his hand at hosting after passing on the reins of the conglomerate to his younger brother Fernando.

JAZA teaser: BPI gives sneak peek of chairman’s new role

JAZA, as Zobel de Ayala is known, is the host of BPI’s “After Six,” an online show aimed at the bank’s well heeled clients.

The title implies time for unwinding, since past 6 p.m. is considered after office hours.

He kicked off the YouTube series looking dashing in a dark jacket and got former Grab Philippines head Brian Cu to talk about his beginnings and his vision for the local transportation industry, coming from life as a humble commuter in Singapore where he studied college.

JAZA looks even more handsome in this relaxed setting. More episodes, please!

US sanctions crypto ‘laundering’ service Tornado

The United States placed sanctions Monday on Tornado Cash, a leading “crypto mixer” for transactions in virtual currency that US officials describe as a hub for laundering stolen funds, including by North Korean hackers.