What’s going on? Fernando Zobel de Ayala’s health stirs concern after resignation from Ayala Group

Netizens have expressed concern for ultra bilyonaryo Fernando Zobel de Ayala following the announcement of his resignation from all his executive posts in the Ayala Group.

Companies under the Ayala Group informed the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Monday (September 12) that Fernando tendered his resignation from board and C-suite posts “to focus more on his recovery and health.” The announcement was made a month after the Ayala big boss went on a medical leave.

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Some netizens are curious as to what is ailing Fernando while others tried to make light of the situation by calling him “Lolo Sir,” a nod to his look alike character on the teleserye “2 Good 2 Be True.”

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“Health is wealth! U take care of your health now; you got a whole lot of wealth anyway. If u have your health u can make more wealth,” one Facebook user said.

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“Let us give space for Mr Fernando Ayala. Definitely he is a prayerful man so he can silently talk to God on his own way. God is merciful. May God heal his physical and spiritual being and he may still live long enough to say praises to the Lord,” another added.

Fernando’s brother, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, earlier assured the public that Fernando is doing well despite taking a medical leave.

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Cezar “Bong” Consing, long-time head of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, will sit as acting president and CEO of Ayala Corp. with Fernando’s departure.

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