CEO Conversations 2019 Bicentennial Edition

Aug 28, 2019 05:50 AM

Transforming for the future

SINGAPORE marked its bicentennial this year on a relatively sanguine note despite trade tensions and slowing Chinese...

Building capabilities for food security in Singapore

In 2030, almost a third of the food consumed in Singapore will need to be homegrown, according to an announcement in Parliament earlier this year.

Living with honour, leaving with dignity

WHETHER it's uniformed staff serving quality fare or professional emcees delivering polished eulogies, Direct Funeral Services has upped the ante when it comes to the funeral industry. Indeed, the company sees itself as an events management company more than a funeral service provider, providing a level of service rarely seen here. 

Building spaces that enrich lives

LENDLEASE'S largest project to date in Singapore is Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ), an approximately S$3.7 billion urban regeneration development that is also home to the company's new Asia headquarters. PLQ alone represents a sizable percentage of the group's global urban regeneration pipeline of approximately A$81.2 billion (S$76.2 billion).

Tian Dot Com provides comprehensive online platforms

TO MAKE things easier for brides, mothers, and mothers-to-be, home-grown company Tian Dot Com Pte Ltd provides comprehensive online platforms for all their wedding and parenting needs, says its founder and CEO, Ng Chin Leng.

Singfac provides innovative facilities management

DESPITE been a young company incorporated just two years ago in 2017, Singapore Facilitists Pte Ltd (Singfac) was among the winners in the SME100 Awards 2019 Fast Moving Companies category recently. It also won the SME100 Best Start Up 2019 award.

Staying relevant to the needs of business and society

AS SOCIETY evolves, the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU) is equipping its students with the skills that are relevant to the needs of employers in Singapore. 

Bringing breakthroughs that change patients' lives

AS THE Country Manager of Pfizer Singapore, Enver Erkan leads an organisation that supports sales of the company's pharmaceutical products in over 150 markets around the world. Yet, beyond managing supply chains and bottom lines, Mr Erkan is driven by a far more noble mission: to provide patients with greater access to Pfizer's suite of medicines.

TD Fabrics provides luxury for less

FOR home-grown SME TD Fabrics, its unique selling point is providing "luxury for less" products as well as beautiful and bespoke curated service which is backed by high quality craftsmen and artisans. Providing a range of good options is another key ingredient under the company's customer personal care service.

A taste for authenticity

WITH consumer palates growing more refined by the day and competitors aplenty, the food manufacturing business is not for the faint of heart. While he acknowledges these challenges, Richard Lai, the Managing Director of Thai Sing FoodStuffs Industry, exudes a quiet sense of confidence about his company's offerings.

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