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Boldness grounded in tradition

Gaylin Holdings has plans to expand its business but won't compromise on the strength of its principles, reports MALMINDERJIT SINGH
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 06:00
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Novel leadership: Mr Teo's bold approach towards growing Gaylin can also be felt in his internal management of the company; he chooses to send the well-educated and qualified new hires through the ranks as it is both a chance for them to learn different aspects of the company and for them to prove themselves for leadership positions. - FILE PHOTO

IN many aspects, you could call him an industry veteran. After all, with about 35 years of industry experience under his belt, Desmond Teo has grown almost simultaneously with Singapore's offshore and marine sector. But the novelty in his management philosophy and the boldness in his corporate