Vivek Kapoor, CFO, Guardant Health AMEA
Strong financial leaders play a critical role in ensuring that organizations stay financially adaptable and are able to build resilience & sustainability in today’s fierce market. These leaders have a sophisticated and thorough understanding of their organization’s financial health, and they make decisions grounded in financial realities. Vivek Kapoor the Chief Financial Officer of Guardant Health AMEA is one of them. Vivek has 27+ years of experience in developing financial structures for various organizations from complex processes as well as creating sustainable financial success in businesses. He began his professional journey in 1995 in Singapore in a company named Sime Darby as its Senior Internal Audit Executive.
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Top 10 CFOs In Singapore - 2023
Pillar of Singapore’s Value-added Economy
The Republic of Singapore, a sovereign island country and city-state in maritime Southeast Asia is a high-income economy with a gross national income of $54,530 per capita. The country provides one of the world’s most business-friendly regulatory environment for local entrepreneurs and is ranked among the world’s most competitive economies. After rapid industrialization in the catapulted the island’s development trajectory, manufacturing and services become the twin pillars of it’s high value-added economy. In the most recent World Bank Human Capital Index, Singapore ranks the best country in the world in human capital development. Big thanks to the strong financial support from the government, and the increasing number of agile CFOs of the country.
Sound Economy Entails Agile CFOs
Fueled by a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, robust technological infrastructure and a highly skilled human workforce, Singapore produces solutions in almost every field including electronics, chemicals, financial services, oil-drilling equipment, petroleum refining, biomedical products, scientific instruments, telecommunications equipment, rubber, food and beverages, and more. 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 and levied with responsibilities to lead the organizations, be it well-established or just startups.
The CFOs (the highest financial officers of organizations) proficiently overseeing the financial operations of organizations, including accounting, financial reporting, financial planning & analysis. Enriched with the Communication, Decision making, Leadership, Management, Problem solving, Time management, and Data skills, a CFO as the top financial executive of an organization, keenly manages the Cash Flow, Company Liabilities, Company Performance, Department Supervision, Financial Relationships, Finance or Raising Capital, Financial Obligations, and Record Control for the entity, Which need to be applaud and acknowledged.
In this issue of the CEO Insights Asia magazine, a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs in Singapore - 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|
|Chee Kiong Mak ,Chief Financial Officer||Circles Life||He is well-versed in all aspects of financial management protecting the organizations’ revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth|
|Chow Yee Juan ,Chief Financial Officer||Rotary Engineering||With more than 30 years of experience in both corporate and financial management, instrumental in several major capital and debt funding and M&A works|
|Hemant Goyal ,Chief Financial Officer||Zalora Group||A versatile and results-oriented professional with 20 years of diverse finance and business experience across startups and MNCs in different geographies|
|Kaustubh Malik ,Chief Financial Officer||ISS Facility Services||A well-rounded professional with over 15 years of versatile and cross-cultural experience across financial controlling, business finance, financial planning & analysis, mergers & acquisitions and divestments, commercial negotiations, corporate strategy, consulting and engineering roles|
|Natasha Lindsay-Barker ,Chief Financial Officer||BBH Asia Pacific||A passionate about optimising commercial potential whilst retaining creative integrity and experience in commercial analysis, investment appraisal and M&A|
|Shi Mei Chin ,Chief Financial Officer||Spark Systems||She spearheads the finance function and is responsible for all aspects on financial and accounting processes, budgeting, performance management and strategy|
|Shirley Tay ,Chief Financial Officer||Singapore Turf Club||A highly-motivated and results driven senior finance professional with over 20 years of experience in dynamic industries such as payment technology, TMT, FMCG and education|
|Sie Eddy Kurniawan ,Chief Financial Officer||Bumitama Agri||He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Parahyangan Catholic University and supervising finance, accounting, and ICT departments as well as overseeing strategic and commercial activities|
|Tony Ong ,Group CFO||Dhost||An experienced senior financial contoller & corporate finance practitioner with a demonstrated track record of working in the banking, aerospace, maritime and ICT industries|
|Vivek Kapoor ,Chief Financial Officer||Guardant Health AMEA||A forward-thinking confidant & an experienced in managing operations and finance with over 25+ years of experience in developing financial structures for various organizations from complex processes as well as creating sustainable financial success in businesses|