Governor of Central Bank on Cockfighting Industry

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– Gameness til the End

Jaime C. Laya

Jaime C. Laya was the 5th governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines from 1981 to 1984. His term covered two significant points in Philippine history, the election that made former President Ferdinand Marcos have his third term and the assassination of the late Senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr. that stimulated the People Power Revolution of 1986.

He was also the first Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management (as Minister of Budget) of the Republic of the Philippines, serving from 1975 to 1981.

He also served as the Dean of the College of Business Administration, now the Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business, of the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Jaime C. Laya
1st Secretary of the Philippine Department of Budget and Management
In office
1975–1981
President Ferdinand Marcos
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Manuel Alba
5th Governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines
In office
1981–1984
President Ferdinand Marcos
Preceded by Gregorio Licaros
Succeeded by Jose B. Fernandez, Jr.
Personal details
Profession Banker

Bloomberg Executive Profile Background

Dr. Jaime C. Laya, CPA, Ph.D., is the Founder and serves as the Chairman Emeritus of KPMG/Laya Mananghaya & Co.

Dr. Laya has been President of Philtrust Bank since April 25, 2012.

Dr. Laya serves as Treasurer of Opera Guild of the Philippines.

He served as the Governor of Central Bank of the Philippines, from 1981 to 1984, Minister of the Budget from 1975 to 1981 and Minister of Education, Culture and Sports from 1984 to 1986.

He served as Deputy Director General of the National Economic Development Authority.

He has been the Chairman of Philtrust Bank since April 25, 2012.

Dr. Laya serves as the Chairman of Dynawinds Inc. and Don Norberto Ty Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Laya served as the Chairman of Monetary Board, Central Bank of the Philippines, from 1981 to 1984.

He has been Director at Philtrust Bank since November 5, 1990.

He serves as a Director of Kayumanggi Press, Inc., and Cofradia dela Inmaculada Concepcion.

He has been Director of VMC Board since February 6, 2007.

He serves as an Independent Director at Philippines AXA Life Insurance Corporation.

He has been an Independent Director of GMA Holdings Inc. since 2008 and GMA Network, Inc. since 2007.

Dr. Laya has been an Independent Director at Ayala Land, Inc. since April 2010.

Dr. Laya has been an Independent Director at Manila Water Company, Inc. since April 4, 2014.

Dr. Laya has been an Independent Director at Charter Ping An Insurance Corporation since May 9, 2016.

He serves as Director of Board of Trustees of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Laya served as a Director of The Philippine Rating Services Corp.

Dr. Laya served as a Director of Victorias Milling Company, Inc. since February 7, 2006.

He served as a Director of Calata Corporation from November 25, 2011 to December 12, 2012.

He also served as the Chairman of National Commission for Culture and Arts, from 1996 to 2001, Chairman of University of the Philippines and other state universities and colleges, Funds for Assistance to Private Education, Instructional Materials Corporation from 1984 to 1986.

Dr. Laya serves as a Trustee of the Cultural Center of the Philippines., De La Salle University, Incorporated, St. Paul’s University of Quezon City, St. Paul’s University of Tuguegarao City and Miriam College.

He is an Author of several books in fiscal management and finance, money and banking, education and culture.

He is an 8th placer in the Certified Public Accountant examination.

Dr. Laya is a graduate of BSBA in Accounting from the University of the Philippines in 1957, MS in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1961 and PhD in Financial Management at Stanford University in 1966.

Dr. Laya holds Doctor of Laws of Philippine Womens University and Doctor of Humanities of Mindanao State University and Certified Public Accountant from Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

JAIME LAYA WRITES ABOUT FPPF BOOK SULTADA

Posted by Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation | May 22, 2017

Former Secretary of the Department of Budget and former Central Bank Governor Jaime Laya, a life-long patron of the arts, has written about the FPPF coffee table book, SULTADA, the only sabong (cockfighting) book through the eyes of photographers. The book is a compilation of photographs from prize-winning photographers, with essays by professional writers. FPPF President Pablo Beltran is prime-mover for the book’s publication.

“Did you know that standing a fighting cock on a tabletop guarantees that you’ll have the toughie for dinner? Sabong is here to stay,” said Laya, in his column today in The Manila Bulletin.




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