08 Jul '11, 7am

Wow, props to Cynthia for grooming the region! Business leaders among nominees for Singapore 9

Dato’ Dr Jannie Chan is one of Singapore’s most successful entrepreneurs. Together with her husband, she founded watch retailer The Hour Glass Ltd in 1979 and as its managing director, oversaw its expansion throughout Asia-Pacific. For the fiscal year ending on 31 March 2011, the company made a profit of S$43 million. She was named one of the 50 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World in 1997, and in 2009, she was the first woman to receive Enterprise Asia’s APEA Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She has played a major role in championing the retail industry. She is the president of the Singapore Retailers Association, Chairman of the Retail Academy of Singapore and Chairman of the Retail Industry Skills and Training Council. And if none of that is enough, she is also the founder and current president of the Women’s Business Connection and chairman of the Commonwealth...

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