Powerlist Asia 4

Power List Asia returns for a fourth season. The series continues to build on the list of who’s who in Asia’s business circles – the men and women with the power to influence markets, shape consumer habits, and inspire lifestyle changes; as well as tell us a thing or two about why they are at the top of their game. Karen Lam hosts this intimate and insightful series seeking to learn and understand how these influential founders, charismatic managers, and maverick CEOs navigate the fast-changing business trends and dynamics in Asia. Audiences will find out what it takes to run some of the biggest and best companies in Asia, and glimpse the less-often exposed sides of these movers and shakers. format.


Genre: Documentary, Business
Language: English
Year: 2015

Duration: 12 Episodes x 30 Minutes
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Show Format: HD


Episode 1 – Deep Kalra
Season 4 of Power List Asia kicks off in India. Air travel there, one of the top 10 aviation markets globally is spiking, aided by e-bookings. We fly to Delhi to speak to Deep Kalra, the brains behind makemytrip.com, the largest online travel portal in India.

Episode 2 – Mochtar Riady
Mochtar Riady is one of Indonesia’s richest men who founded the Lippo Group, a conglomerate whose reach is as far as it is wide – from real estate to retail, hospitality to healthcare. The company’s footprint stretches across Asia and the US.

Episode 3 – Dr. Loo Choon Yong
Raffles Medical Group, Singapore’s largest private practice group is expanding into China. Helmed by Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dr. Loo Choon Yong reflects on the past and challenges for the future.

Episode 4 – Fortis Brothers
India spends only about 1.3% of its GDP on public health care, one of the lowest in the world. Dynamic billionaire brothers Malvinder and Shivinder Singh have made their mark in the country’s healthcare sector, running Fortis, one of the largest private healthcare companies on the sub-continent.

Episode 5 – Harald Link
The head of a billion dollar Thai conglomerate that has been part of the Kingdom’s development for more than a century is now powering ahead with a new business. Power List Asia talks to Harald Link.

Episode 6 – Koh Boon Hwee
A masterclass in crisis management from the former chairman of some of Singapore’s largest corporations. Koh Boon Hwee sits down with Karen Lam in this episode of Power List Asia.

Episode 7 – Michael Kum
Michael Kum made his fortune in the maritime industry over 30 years, until one day he cashed it all in for the hotel industry. In just 6 years, the M&L Group has amassed a global portfolio of 13 hotels and counting.

Episode 8 – Songkran Issara
Songkran Issara is a second-generation business leader with assets ranging from office towers to condominiums, retail malls and hotels across Thailand. He has now set his sights on expanding his real estate empire to Myanmar and China.

Episode 9 – Sam Goi
His Midas touch has been called the “Sam Goi Effect” – and followers want to know where he is putting his money. Sam Goi made billions selling spring roll skins. Karen Lam speaks to him in Sabah, Malaysia.

Episode 10 – AK Nathan
Malaysian engineering company Eversendai is a world leader in construction. Little known within his home country, AK Nathan discusses his involvement with some of the worlds’ best-known landmarks and success in Middle East.

Episode 11 – Gerry Harvey
Harvey Norman is is an Australian Multinational success story with 230 stores around the world. Founder and Chairman, Gerry Harvey talks about the challenges of doing business in Asia.

Episode 12 – Goh Peng Ooi
Goh Peng Ooi; Malaysia’s first tech billionaire. From humble beginnings growing up in a Kampong, his company Silverlake Axis supplies financial services for 40% of Southeast Asia’s banks.