• Ahmed Saeed Mohamed, Managing Director, Fenaka Corporation

    Ahmed Saeed Mohamed, Managing Director, Fenaka Corporation

  • Corporations, like kingdoms, can come and go with the times. However, there are some that last forever, and the secret is great leadership. Great leaders can inspire employees, help others see and believe in a vision, and drive company innovation. Ahmed Saeed Mohamed, a highly regarded revolutionary figure in the utility industry, has played a pivotal role in realizing the vision of providing essential services to island communities under a central state administration. Despite facing prevalent pessimism, Ahmed Saeed's perseverance and wisdom pioneered the establishment of state-owned utility companies in the Maldives, setting the stage for transformative change.

  • Ahmed Saeed Mohamed: Renowned Leaderin the Utility Industry Steering Fenaka Corporation towards GreaterFeats

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Top Business Leaders From South Asia – 2023

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  • Top Business Leaders From South Asia – 2023

    Business Leaders from South Asia are Connecting Cultures & Creating Future

    South Asia has emerged as a significant player in the global business landscape. South Asia boasts a diverse economic structure, ranging from agriculture-based economies to rapidly growing industrial and services sectors. India, the largest economy in the region, is a major player in manufacturing, IT, and services industries. Bangladesh and Pakistan have burgeoning textile and apparel sectors. Agriculture remains a crucial contributor to the economies of Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka.

    Business Leaders from South Asia: Catalysts of Progress, Architects of Prosperity

    South Asia is home to a multitude of visionary business leaders who have played pivotal roles in shaping the economic landscape of their respective countries and beyond. South Asia's business landscape is evolving rapidly, driven by economic growth, globalization, and a burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit. The leaders have demonstrated remarkable entrepreneurial acumen, resilience, and a commitment to driving growth and innovation. Globalization has significantly impacted business in South Asia. The region has become increasingly integrated into the global economy, facilitating trade, investment, and technology transfer. Multinational corporations are establishing a strong presence, and international trade agreements are shaping the region's economic dynamics. The influence of these leaders extends beyond borders, shaping industries, fostering innovation, and paving the way for a brighter future in the dynamic South Asian business landscape. Business leaders in South Asia play a critical role in driving economic growth, innovation, and prosperity within the region and on the global stage. The influence of these leaders extends beyond borders, shaping industries, fostering innovation, and paving the way for a brighter future in the dynamic South Asian business landscape.

    CEO Insights of Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Business Leaders from South Asia - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top Business Leaders From South Asia – 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Fenaka Corporation Ahmed Saeed Mohamed , Managing Director Fenaka Corporation A highly regarded revolutionary figure in the utility industry, with visionary approach, combined with a deep understanding of the industry's challenges and opportunities, guiding the company in embracing innovative technologies and practices
The River Overseas Anil Karna , CEO The River Overseas A professional leader having over two decades of working experience in the financial service industry, he is also skilled in negotiation, management, & creative solutions accounting software
Leadership Academy Nepal Arun Joshi , CEO Leadership Academy Nepal A dynamic leader with 23 years of experience, he is also an expertise in organizational leadership, & change management, strategic leadership and others
Riyan Ibrahim Hameez , Managing Director Riyan A passionate leader with seventeen years of experience, skilled in business planning & strategic planning, financial analysis and many more
King Coffee Le Hoang Diep Thao , CEO King Coffee A strategic leader with 27 years of experience, played a pivotal role in shaping the companies' legacy and helping the country's coffee achieve global recognition
Star Paper Mill Paper Majid Rasheed , MD Star Paper Mill Paper A dynamic leader with over 26years and operational excellence visionary leadership in the paper industry, driving success through expertise, innovation, and commitment to sustainability
Nepal Electronic Payment Sanjib S. , CEO Nepal Electronic Payment A pioneering leader with 29 years of experience, he is skilled in process improvement, & new business development, P&L management, payment systems and many others
Adore Maldives Shanoon Khalid , Founder & CEO Adore Maldives A luxury tourism expert using his expertise to provide first-hand knowledge of resorts to the most demanding travellers, skilled in hotel management, tourism, resorts and more
Evolgence Telecom Systems Srikanth Pillarisetty , Founder & CEO Evolgence Telecom Systems A passionate leader with two decades of experience, skilled in team management, vendor management and management consulting
Pearl Global Industries Vikas Mehra , CEO Pearl Global Industries An industry expert with over three decades of expertise in the industry, acquired knowledge of textile and apparel manufacturing and processing at various global locations and levels

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