Gek Khim Chew

Gek Khim Chew

Executive chairman, 2019

In April 2015, Chew became the second woman to clinch the Singapore Business Awards’ Businessman of the Year title and the first in more than 10 years. As chairman of the Straits Trading Company since 2008, she has played a pivotal role in reshaping the 127-year-old business to hold strategic interests in real estate, hospitality and resources. Chew is worth an estimated $830 million and the company is understood to have a market capitalisation of $1.2 billion.

Company:

The Straits Trading Company