Dr. Darwin D. Yu Wins Search for Most Outstanding Finance Educator

Dr. Darwin D. Yu, Associate Professor, Finance & Accounting
Department, and Chair, Leadership and Strategy Department, of the John
Gokongwei School of Management, was awarded the Rafael B. Buenaventura
Most Outstanding Finance Educator last February 27, 2008 at Bangko
Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in the nation-wide search organized jointly
by the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) and
Citi. FINEX is an association of about 700 finance executives, while
Citi is the world's largest financial services company. Rafael B.
Buenaventura served as the ninth BSP Governor, and the first
Filipino chief executive officer of Citibank Philippines. The search
culminated in 5 regional winners, one each from Mindanao, Visayas, and
Luzon outside NCR, and two from NCR. From among the regional winners,
the Most Outstanding Finance Educator was chosen.

The award aims to honor the finance education profession, to recognize
the outstanding qualities and contributions of finance teachers, to
inspire teachers to achieve excellence in finance education, and to
actively promote finance education to make college graduates more
competitive in the global work force.

Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Darwin D. Yu.