Going Global for Singaporean Companies


Dr Leong did a doctorate research on Singaporean companies going global. His talk describes the successful internationalisation experience of numerous Singaporean companies. He explains the key success factors and suggests the options available for Singaporean companies to go global.

About Dr Leong

Dr Leong has extensive business experience as a venture capital investor, investment banker, CEO of listed Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd and Orchard Parade Holdings; covering industries such as finance, funding & investments, property development, hotels, and food & beverage. He was also a director at Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Being an entrepreneur, Dr Leong has made private investments in schools, instrumentation, HR services and corporate finance advisory. He was an MP for 22 years from 1984 to 2006. He sits on several listed companies. Currently he is Singapore Non-resident High Commissioner to Cyprus.

Dr Leong holds bachelor degrees in Production engineering, Economics and Chinese Language & Literature. He has an MBA from Insead, and an MBR and DBA from University of Western Australia. He is a holder of Colombo Plan scholarship and French government scholarship.

Thu Nov 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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The Drama Centre (Level 3, Function Room 1), National Library Board, 100 Victoria Street, S188064 Singapore
Bras Basah, Bugis, City Hall MRT Stations
The Entre Club (TEC)