Antonio H. David, development banker, dies at 63

October 26, 2012

Antonio H. David, 63, a retired development banker who worked at the International Finance Corp.for 25 years, died of cardiac arrest Oct. 11 at the Washington Hospital Center.

The death was confirmed by his wife, Luz David.

Mr. David, a Rockville resident, retired from the IFC in 2009 after six years of serving as a portfolio manager for Southern Europe and Central Asia. For three of those years, he was based in Istanbul. He previously served as the IFC’s chief of mission and regional representative for Indonesia and Malaysia.

Antonio Hizon David was born in San Fernando, a city in the Philippines, and was a 1971 civil engineering graduate of the University of the Philippines. In 1973, he received a master’s degree in business management at the Asian Institute of Management in Manila. He then worked as an investment banker for the Private Development Corp. of the Philippines, briefly serving as vice president in the late-70s.

He moved to Maryland from Manila in 1984.

Mr. David served two terms as president of the IMF Filipino Association within the World Bank Group and chaired the Philippine Festival in Washington, an annual event that celebrates Filipino culture. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and, as a youth, volunteered at the Historical Conservation Society, a Manila nonprofit that advocates the protection and preservation of Filipino culture.

His honors included an award in 2009 from the Philippine American Foundation for Charities.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Luz Consuelo David of Rockville; four children, Dr. Giovanni David of Salisbury, Ramona David de la Pena of Rockville, Antonio David Jr. of Washington and Dr. Consuelo David of Los Angeles; and two grandchildren.

— Megan McDonough

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