• Syahrunizam Samsudin,     Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, UEM Edgenta Berhad

    Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, UEM Edgenta Berhad

  • Asset Management and Infrastructure Solutions play a critical role in shaping the future of industries and communities. One company at the forefront of this domain is UEM Edgenta, a leading organization in the region and a subsidiary of UEM Group. With expertise in Healthcare Support, Property & Facility Solutions, and Infrastructure Services, UEM Edgenta offers a comprehensive suite of services that encompass the entire life cycle of assets. Guided by their visionary strategy, "Edgenta of the Future 2025," the company focuses on digital solutions and technological advancements to become a technology enabled solutions provider. With operational presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and The Kingdom of Saudi, UEM Edgenta is committed to leveraging technology, sustainability, and innovation to drive growth, efficiency, and value for its clients.

  • Syahrunizam Samsudin: Driving Uem Edgentas Technological Transformation For Sustainable Growth & Positive Impact

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Lets Netflix and chill this weekend Ever said this to anyone Or asked some one one to 'Google' it ? When your brand name becomes a verb, it denotes a different level of success.

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Top 10 Managing Directors in Asia - 2023

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  • Top 10 Managing Directors in Asia - 2023

    Managing Director: Who Envisions, Plans, and Directs Your Success.
    Asian Business Culture: As Asia remains at the forefront of global economic growth, it is strategic for multinational corporations to expand operations in this region and capitalize on its strengths and long-term potential. To thrive in these diverse, emerging markets, a deeper understanding of cultural differences and familiarity with unique business cultures and systems are essential for success.

    "Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work - Seth Godin"

    A Managing Director is a professional who provides inspiration, motivation, and guidance to leaders and managers in a company. They are in charge of directing the company's operations to make sure it achieves its objectives effectively and efficiently.

    Importance of Managing Director: Managing directors play a crucial role in the management of a company. They are responsible for its profitable growth, innovation and expansion. By understanding the role a managing director plays in a company and the responsibilities they must undertake, you can decide if it is a career that might suit you. In this article, we can find out what a managing director is, what the job entails, how it differs from that of a CEO, the required skills and educational qualifications and how to become a managing director.

    Significance of Managing Directors in Asia: The Managing Directors in Asia will have a key leadership role in championing the organization’s mission, values and strategy, while also contributing to global strategic oversight and decision-making. The Managing Directors in Asia are responsible for the development and execution of company mission and commercial strategy within the region, aligned to Asia global mission. In doing so, the post holder will lead the management team and provide strategic oversight for company operations across locations. The Managing Director in Asia will work with stakeholders across the organization and play a crucial role by leading the regional team; overseeing the implementation of the strategy in region and supporting the regional directors manage key client and government relationships.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Managing Directors in 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 10 Managing Directors in Asia - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
WeAreAspire Alycia Brady, Managing Director - Singapore WeAreAspire A dedicated and experienced executive consultant and talent leader focusing upon recruitment solutions for commercial & marketing roles, and assisting candidates from mid senior level
Perma Corporation Chaiyos Rungcharoenchai, Managing Director Perma Corporation A third-generation entrepreneur having rich experience in the textile industry and contributing to its growth and development by creating new value and innovative products
Archetype Philippines Inc Danilo Aquino, Managing Director & CEO Archetype Philippines Inc A well known expert with 40 years of experience designing world famous, and iconic multi billion dollar projects, and expertise in the field of fast-track design and construction and has received numerous accolades for the same
CEO Asia Glenn Lim, Founder & Managing Director CEO Asia An integrated marketing lead with substantial experience in business development, currently helping businesses to expand their portfolio through capability building as well as business acquisitions
Randstad Jaya Dass, Managing Director - Asia Pacific Randstad A visionary leader having 10 years of varied experience in both regional and local companies in start ups, entrepreneurial efforts, business development and human resources
CFA Institute Nick Pollard, Managing Director - Asia Pacific CFA Institute A seasoned expert having more than 20 years of experience as a seasoned financial services executive, skilled in growing businesses across both Asia Pacific and Europe
The Executive Centre Nidhi Marwah, Managing Director- South Asia & GCC The Executive Centre A visionary entrepreneur, specialized and experienced with a demonstrated history of industries across diverse fronts such as education, training, research, and skill development
IPS-Integrated Project Services Pankaj Kumar, Managing Director- Asia Pacific Operations IPS-Integrated Project Services An incredible leader with over 33 years of experience in EPC/EPCMV business and project leadership, ensuring application of baseline work processes for predictable project outcomes
Petram Sam Yao , Founder & Managing Director Petram An exceptional leader whose remarkable professional journey exemplifies the transformative power of effective leadership in the material trading industry
UEM Edgenta Berhad Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer UEM Edgenta Berhad A future focused leader with a strong commitment to digitalization, has enhanced the user experience by implementing new and improved technology solutions across various industries

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