Gendo T, Founder & CEO
In one of the iconic dialogues in the 1994 Hollywood movie Forrest Gump, the lead character Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) aesthetically elucidates the uncertainty of life, “My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get", Gendo T. (Founder & CEO, Billmont) was born into an ideal family in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan—to a father who was a professional baseball player and a housewife mother. Gendo was blessed with a smooth life, happily sailing through the events of life without any inconveniences. But things took an unfortunate turn when he was 17. His father suddenly became seriously ill and was forced to fight the illness, turning all their lives upside down.
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Top 10 CEOs In Hong Kong - 2023
Hong Kong – A Free Economy where Growth Knows no Bound
Indeed, when it comes to evolution in business ethos, there’s much relative to market dynamics, customer demand, and changing technologies to ensure growth, including senior leadership. Rising up to the challenges in business brought down by advancing technology and changing consumer trends, the senior C-suite leaders are dynamically spearheading the companies today, and have proved their dexterity even in the times of pandemic and post. CEOs, the highest C-suite leaders are the owners of a company, elected by the board of directors. Responsible for managing a company's overall operations, they proficiently indulge in delegating and directing agendas, driving profitability, managing company organizational structure, strategy, and communicating with the board. Be it any industry, IT/ITES, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Mining and Mineral processing, Pharmaceuticals, Shipbuilding, Electronics, Semiconductors including others, the agile CEOs across Asia need to be acknowledged for the developments in business, the organizations have made over the period across significant industries.
Hong Kong, officially known as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China is one of the world’s most thriving economies and is a hub for international trade and investment and has bagged the rank of world's 2nd freest economy in the Index of Economic Freedom of The Heritage Foundation in 2020 after Singapore. Being a cosmopolitan city, it weaves Western and Asian influence into a world-class center of business, culture, and trade. Financial services, trading and logistics, tourism, and producer and professional services being the four Key Industries, driving force of Hong Kong's economic growth and providing impetus to growth of other sectors, and creating employment. Running ahead of most services-oriented economies around the globe, it’s services sectors accounts for 93.4 percent of the GDP in 2020.Big thanks to the strong financial support from the government, and the increasing number of agile CEOs of the country.
In this issue of the CEO Insights Asia, a list of ‘Top 10 CEOs in Hong Kong - 2023' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing on the excellent services leveraged by the Leaders in diverse domains. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Amy Cho, CEO||Schroders||As a business and people leader he cultivate and collaborate culture in order to enable a safe workplace environment that bring out the best of everyone and they feel valued|
|Andreas Krasser, CEO||DDB Group||Strives to give brands an emotional advantage in the market place to activate a total experience for their customers|
|Anna Lin, CEO||GS1 Hong Kong||She is a member of Birmingham University Business School Advisory Board and holds an MBA degree in Strategic Management from the Birmingham University of UK and also sits on various industry and professional committees|
|Asif Ghafoor, Founder & CEO||Spacious||Through his firm he helps agents, developers, serviced apartments/offices, and advertisers from around the world with high-value enquiries from Greater China property searchers|
|Chicky Bhavnani ,CEO||MakerBay||Leverages more than two decades of unparalleled corporate experience in leading a promising startup|
|Gendo T. ,Founder & CEO||Billmont||An industry thought leader and a serial entrepreneur with a stellar entrepreneurial journey, steering the firm towards success|
|Harshika Patel ,CEO||JPMorgan Chase & Co||A Chartered Accountant with over 28 years of international experience in Banking, Markets, Strategy Consulting and Audit|
|Julio Orr ,Founder & CEO||Happyer||Laid the foundation of the firm for modern job seekers, who are looking to find companies that align with their values and purpose|
|Manav Gupta, Founder & CEO||Brinc||A technology strategist, investor & serial entrepreneur, ventures in IoT/ Connected Hardware, Robotics, Drones & Food Technologies|
|Peter Chan ,CEO||ANZ||A value-driven banker with handful of experience holding senior leadership positions across Asia Pacific|