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Women who mean business
Farshila Binti Emran
Managing director and executive director
Farshila Binti Emran was entrusted to helm Pharmaniaga in 2011.
Pharmaniaga was acquired by Boustead Holdings Berhad in 2011, a move facilitated by Ms Farshila, who was then appointed the pharmaceutical powerhouse’s managing director.
Under her leadership, Pharmaniaga LifeScience Sdn Bhd (PLS), a specialised sterile small volume injectable (SVI) plant located in Puchong, Selangor was awarded the European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificate by Infarmed Portugal in 2013.
PT PAN BROTHERS TBK
Anne Patricia Sutanto
Vice president director & CEO
Anne Patricia Sutanto is the vice-president director of PT Pan Brothers, a manufacturer of garments with multiple factories across Indonesia. Anne has held the position since 2010.
She graduated from the University of Southern California with a major in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Business Administration.
She then went on to complete her MBA degree in Finance at the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Chief executive officer
At JIA Group, founder Yenn Wong, believes that employees are the heart of the business, and she likes her core team to be a big part of the business and the decisions made.
The group developed the first boutique hotel in Hong Kong. She is one of the youngest leaders in the hotel business, and was named Restaurateur Of The Year by several publications. Under her leadership, Duddell’s restaurant received its second Michelin star, leading to the restaurant’s first international expansion via Duddell’s London which opens in late 2017.
ASIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
Dr Jikyeong Kang
President and Dean
Over the past 49 years, AIM has been delivering programmes that provide its graduates with the expert knowledge and skill sets necessary to be successful in this dynamic and fast-changing region.
Its president and dean, Dr Jikyeong Kang, was invited to serve on the boards of both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the world’s two largest and most prestigious business school accreditation bodies.