• Prof. Sattar Bawany, CEO

    Prof. Sattar Bawany, CEO

  • For successfully navigating the complex and ever-evolving landscape of organizational challenges, effective leadership has become more imperative than ever. Today’s leaders must possess a diverse range of competencies, skills and leadership traits to inspire and guide teams and business as a whole towards achieving strategic objectives in today's dynamic environment; from fostering innovation and adaptability to nurturing a sustainable organizational climate and employee engagement. With an illustrious 35 years of international management experience working with organizations and individuals, Prof. Sattar Bawany, CEO, at Disruptive Leadership Institute, has time and again shown his mettle in enhancing leadership capabilities and steering businesses through challenging and disruptive times.

  • Prof. Sattar Bawany: Meticulously Forging Next Generation Of Leaders & Businesses Of Tomorrow

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Top 10 CEOs In Singapore - 2023

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  • Top 10 CEOs In Singapore - 2023

    CEOs from Singapore Creating Exponential Opportunities

    Singapore's success can be attributed to its excellent infrastructure, IT hub, stable political environment, lucrative foreign policies, transparent financial transactions, and zero corruption. Thousands of entrepreneurs choose Singapore as their new home to start a business each year for these and many other reasons. Singapore not only has a successful free-market economy but also relies primarily on finance, trade, and manufacturing for growth. 75 percent of the country's GDP comes from the services sector and it employs about 80 percent of the eligible workforce. Singapore has a low unemployment rate and low inflation.

    Importance of CEOs: The Chief Executive Officer provides leadership for all aspects of the company's operations with an emphasis on long-term goals, growth, profit, and return on investment. The CEO is responsible for making major corporate decisions, managing overall operations, and setting the company's strategic direction. They are accountable to the board of directors or stakeholders of the company and are often the public face of the organization. The CEO is the top operational decision-maker within an organization, but they report to the Board of Directors

    Roles & Skills Required: A CEO is responsible for the overall success and failure of the company. Along with it, CEOs are in charge of crucial corporate choices like unionization, business restructuring, or capital allocation. The Board of Directors, a group of individuals chosen by the company's shareholders to represent them, holds the CEO accountable for performing his duties. Even with the presence of a Chief Financial Officer in a company, the CEO still has to make financial decisions. The CEO is in charge of creating annual budgets for capital allocation that take into account variables and the desired valuation for the year. The CEOs estimate projected costs, income, and profitability for the following year when creating the annual budgets.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CEOs in Singapore - 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 10 CEOs In Singapore - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Aurora Hotels International Abdul Shukoor , CEO Aurora Hotels International An incredible leader with 21 years of leadership in hotels and resorts, residences, othersalong with an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking mindset and track record of accomplishments in the global hospitality industry
Reboot Quotient Dipika Chopra , Founder & CEO Reboot Quotient A serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience distinguishing herself by conceptualizing, designing, building, launching and marketing innovative products and services across different categories and markets on a hands-on basis
BECIS Eren Ergin , CEO BECIS A dynamic leader with a strong background in leading multinational companies and a focus on sustainable growth, with expertise in strategic planning, developing new technologies, and others
Sea Forrest George Lee , CEO Sea Forrest A professional leader with over 20 years of expertise in the maritime and offshore industry and has demonstrated grit in growing the firm from a project management company to a system integrator
ShopBack Henry Chan , Co-Founder & CEO ShopBack A visionary leader with 17 years of experience, skilled in product development & direct sales, project execution and others
Meiro Jana Marle-Zizkova , Co-founder & CEO Meiro A dynamic leader with close to three decades of experience, with expertise in business intelligence & strategy, sales management, management consulting and more
NTUC Learning Hub Jeremy Ong , CEO NTUC Learning Hub A technology enthusiast having over 32 years of working experience with a profound admiration for digital transformation and innovation
Terrascope Maya Hari , CEO Terrascope A seasoned C-suite executive and global business leader with a proven track record in leading high growth technology businesses, passionate about championing inclusion in the workplace and sustainability & environmental causes
Glints Oswald Yeo , Co-Founder & CEO Glints An industry expert with a decade of experience, skilled in entrepreneurship & leadership, business development and others
Disruptive Leadership Institute Prof.Sattar Bawany , CEO Disruptive Leadership Institute A seasoned professional with more than 35 years of experience with competence in building and transforming intact senior management teams, growing or turning around companies, and increasing revenue and profit

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