18 January 2021 | 50 mins 4 secs
1st generation, business of education, dragonfly education, education, family business, family enterprise, fbn, first generation, founding generation, g1, generational wealth, singapore, vietnam, ypo
Khalid is from the UK and through the family business holding company Dragonfly Education Group, is an operational investor in education. He has been active in the business of education since 1994
Ashok Melwani - Negotiating an Exit From the 4th Generation Family Business [The Business of Family]
11 January 2021 | 50 mins 59 secs
4th generation, coach, entrepreneur, family business, food & beverage, fourth generation, g4, hospitality, india, singapore, ypo
In 1982, he joined the business full-time, working his way up from brand manager to an executive director of the 4th generation Indian family business. He's a seasoned entrepreneur with decades of experience in retail, food & beverage and distribution, and now an executive coach.
Ashok is a guide to the road less travelled. His story is a facinating journey of a struggle to leave the family business and ultimately forge his own path.
George Isaac - Family Business Consultant, Board Advisor & Prior CEO of Isaac Family Businesses [The Business of Family]
4 January 2021 | 46 mins 56 secs
4th generation, advisor, author, family business, fourth generation, g4, serial entrepreneurship, usa, ypo
George Isaac is the founder of GAI Capital Ltd., a specialty family business consulting practice focusing on business value creation and longevity, succession planning, governance, family dynamics, and wealth management and transfer. Isaac has held roles as a family business CEO, shareholder, director, private equity investor, Deloitte management consulting partner and member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Family Business and Family Office networks.
28 December 2020 | 49 mins 50 secs
4th generation, business legacy, ethanol, fourth generation, g4, india, pruning, renewable power, sugar, ypo
Gautam Goel is the fourth generation Managing Director of Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd, one of the leading integrated sugarcane processing companies in India.
Jim & Paul Warner - Successfully Navigating Multi-Generational Family Dynamics [The Business of Family]
7 December 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
author, coach, fbn, multi-generational family, multiple generations, relationships, transitions, ypo
Jim and Paul Warner work together in multi-generational family dynamics helping all parties establish and sustain authentic, synergistic, relationships. Jim and Paul work extensively with Young Presidents’ Organization and Family Business Network families worldwide. The last dozen years they have also guided several Southeast Asian families in their quest to establish enduring principles across multiple generations.
Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan - From Billionaire's Son to Losing it All and Starting Over [The Business of Family]
23 November 2020 | 46 mins 16 secs
2nd generation, family business, family compound, fbn, forum, g2, malaysia, patriarch, private education group, second generation, ypo
Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan is the eldest son of a well-known entrepreneur who built one of the largest business conglomerates in Malaysia, Teik Ngan took over the rein of his family company upon his father’s demise. Within a year, the sprawling business empire that took 35 years to build, collapsed under the weight of huge debts amidst the 1998 Asian financial crisis.
Caroline Link - 4th Generation Heir to B.Grimm, one of Thailand’s Oldest Business Institutions [The Business of Family]
16 November 2020 | 33 mins 52 secs
4th generation, contribution, empowerment, family-owned, forum, fourth generation, g4, german, healthcare, industrial, innovation, insead, thailand, ypo
Caroline Link is a 4th generation family member who is being groomed to run B.Grimm, one of Thailand’s oldest family-owned industrial conglomerates. Caroline grew up in a family where the common driving value and belief was to conduct business with compassion and in harmony with nature.
Richard Eu - Family Politics, Consolidating Power, Going Public & Taking Private [The Business of Family]
9 November 2020 | 55 mins 44 secs
4th generation, china, entrepreneur of the year, family governance, fbn, fourth generation, g4, singapore, tcm, traditional chinese medicine, ypo
Richard Eu is a fourth-generation Eu. One of the family's last remaining businesses, Eu Yan Sang, a network of Traditional Chinese Medicine dispensaries, was founded by Richard Eu's great-grandfather Eu Kong and the family's fifth generation are still in the business today. This is a gripping story of family politics, loss of control, re-consolidation, an IPO, and ultimately privatisation of the family firm once again.
2 November 2020 | 36 mins 6 secs
2nd generation, family forums, family traditions, g2, legacy, second generation, vietnam, vinawood ltd, ypo
Crystal Lam is the Managing Director and second generation to manage Vinawood Ltd. With 10 years of operations experience in Vietnam, Ms. Lam has lead the firm’s expansion into new markets, product categories and strategic ventures.
Chris Herschend - Third-Generation Owner of Theme Parks, Attractions & The Harlem Globetrotters [The Business of Family]
26 October 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
3rd generation, family assembly, family business, g3, harlem globetrotters, shareholders agreements, third generation, usa, ypo
Chris Herschend is a third-generation shareholder and Chairman of Herschend Enterprises. HFE properties span 26 locations and 10 states, employing over 10,000 people who collectively host over 13 million guests annually at properties including Silver Dollar City, Dollywood and the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters.