Nestor Espenilla, known as ‘Nesting’ by friends and colleagues, had been receiving cancer treatment for more than a year. File photo: Reuters

Philippine central bank governor Nestor Espenilla dies after cancer battle

  • Espenilla, known as ‘Nesting’ by friends and colleagues, disclosed his medical condition in February 2018 as he recovered from surgery and radiation therapy for tongue cancer
  • Espenilla was a three-decade veteran of the central bank when he took office in July 2017
Topic |   The Philippines

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Nestor Espenilla, known as ‘Nesting’ by friends and colleagues, had been receiving cancer treatment for more than a year. File photo: Reuters
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