John Eric Francia
John Eric Francia is the Managing Director and Group Head for Corporate Strategy and Development of the publicly-listed holding company Ayala Corporation. He also serves as a Board Director for its subsidiary Manila Water Company, and serves at the same capacity in other affiliates and subsidiaries of Ayala Corporation.
Francia received his undergraduate degree in Humanities and Political Economy from the University of Asia & the Pacific, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Francia completed his Master's Degree in Management Studies at the University of Cambridge in the UK, graduating with First Class Honors.
ohn Eric T. Francia serves as Managing Director and Group Head for Corporate Strategy and Development of Ayala Corp since January 2009. Prior to consulting, he spent a few years in the field of academe and media.
Francia spent a few years in the field of academe and media. He then became the Head of the Global Business Planning and Operations of the Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, MA. He spent 12 years in the management consulting sector both as a senior consultant and member of the management team.
Francia became the Managing Director and Group Head for Corporate Strategy and Development of Ayala Corporation in January 2009. He served as Chief Finance Officer of Ayala Corporation and is responsible for overseeing Ayala's portfolio strategy, providing analytic support for resource allocation decisions, and aligning and monitoring key performance metrics.
He also serves as a Director at Integreon Managed Solutions, Inc. and Integreon, Inc., Manila Water Co., Integrated Microelectronics, Inc., Philwater Holdings Inc., LiveIt Investments Ltd., and Michigan Power Inc.