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13 Jan 2015

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A Great Way To Fly
IN SSS Event
When one steps into the office that houses Singapore’s most iconic luxury brand, one expects nothing less than plush furnishings and understated elegance to boost the image that people have long associated the brand with. Yet, the sight that greets guests and visitors is a relatively simple…
Dr Liu Thai Ker, Director, RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd
IN SSS Event
Since his childhood, Dr Liu Thai Ker has always had a keen eye for art, especially when the art concerns the lines and depths of physical construction. “I’ve always admired buildings since I was a kid,” says Dr Liu, “so I decided back then that architecture was something that…
Mr Choo Chiau Beng, CEO, Keppel Corporation Limited
IN SSS Event
It’s not uncommon to picture a bustling Singapore with an image of our local shipping ports. With our naturally deep waters, the shipping industry has since formed the backbone of our country’s economic growth and continues to play a pivotal role in the years ahead. One of the major players…
Mr Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer and Director, DBS Group
IN DBL Event
Wouldn’t adapting to a new culture in a foreign city be in itself overwhelming, let alone simultaneously trying to change the corporate culture of an institution one has been hired to spearhead. But he wasn’t daunted, and this can-do indomitable spirit may be the essence to becoming the…
Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman and Group CEO of Hyflux Ltd
IN DBL Event
Her vision is for everyone in the world to have access to clean affordable drinking water. As head honcho of Hyflux, Singapore's leading provider of desalinated water, Olivia Lum is forging ahead in realising this vision, one drop at a time.
Mr Lim Siong Guan, Group President, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) Pte Ltd
IN DBL Event
  He cuts a fatherly figure with his affable demeanour and calming presence. Had it not been for the high ceiling, polished furnishings and skyscrapers visible through the window of the room from which the interview was held, it is easy to forget this…
The Option of Choices - An interview with Mr Lee Hsien Yang, Chairman, F&N Limited
IN DBL Event
It’s fantastic when one is given an option to choose. Conversely, being able to exercise a choice can be the very option that makes life so much more complicated. Gone are the times when days were simpler - the observation of Mr Lee Hsien Yang, Chairman of F&N Limited.  …
Lee Eng Beng, Managing Partner (Rajah & Tann LLP)
IN DBL Event
It’s about getting your priorities right. To Mr Lee Eng Beng, this is one of the most important qualities any good lawyer should possess. That, and a finely tuned sense of judgement. Young lawyers might want to remember that “you have to first and foremost, regard yourself as part of…
Kwa Chong Seng, Deputy Chairman (Temasek Holdings) & Chairman & MD (ExxonMobil Asia Pacific)
IN DBL Event
“I haven’t really thought about it,” admits Mr Kwa Chong Seng. But could we expect him too? For a man who has spent almost all his working life in the same company, retirement plans are about the last thing on his mind. In fact, I believe Mr Kwa never had the luxury of time to run…
Choe Peng Sum, Frasers Hospitality Private Limited
IN DBL Event
It was 2003, the year of SARS. The airwaves were inundated with news of people who died or were seriously ill from the disease. Fear was a constant companion for many who thought: Who would be the next victim?
Tham Sai Choy, KPMG Singapore
IN DBL Event
It starts with the people. When Mr Tham Sai Choy became the Managing Partner of KPMG Singapore in October 2010, this is the one thing he wanted his staff to agree on. In the accounting industry where the staff turnover is about 30% and employees generally stay an average of three to four…

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