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HBMSA: CEO with a sense of humour! Japfa's Tan Yong Nang

HBMSA: CEO with a sense of humour! Japfa's Tan Yong Nang

News   •   Oct 09, 2020 08:10 +08

CEO of milk producer Japfa, Tan Yong Nang, uses clever analogies to get his points across, and his quip about baijiu had us in stitches.

Sunny Verghese gets balance between business and humanitarian issues right

Sunny Verghese gets balance between business and humanitarian issues right

News   •   Oct 03, 2020 13:55 +08

Olam International is facing "four big shocks" to its business, but in a CNBC interview CEO Sunny Verghese finds the right balance in also addressing humanitarian issues.

Loh Boon Chye trades difficult questions for credible responses

Loh Boon Chye trades difficult questions for credible responses

News   •   Oct 03, 2020 13:54 +08

The Singapore Exchange has had a string of bad news in recent months, but CEO Loh Boon Chye dealt with them well in his on-camera interview on ChannelNews Asia.

Seah Kian Peng's adept Covid communications check out

Seah Kian Peng's adept Covid communications check out

News   •   Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08

Consumers fighting over toilet paper has become a defining image of the Covid lockdowns - and NTUC Fairprice CEO Seah Kian Peng reflects expertly on all the craziness in his supermarkets.

Eric Chua nails YouthTech interview with conviction

Eric Chua nails YouthTech interview with conviction

News   •   Oct 03, 2020 13:53 +08

We rarely nominate politicians to these awards, to avoid any allegations of bias. But we can't help but nominate Eric Chua, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, who displays excellent presentation skills, not least of which is the conviction with which he speaks.

Ho Kwon Ping's CNBC interview shows how candour creates credibility

Ho Kwon Ping's CNBC interview shows how candour creates credibility

News   •   Oct 03, 2020 12:58 +08

Ho Kwon Ping's CNBC interview shows how candour creates credibility

Popular Holdings CEO Chou Cheng Ngok showcases story-telling prowess in CNA interview

Popular Holdings CEO Chou Cheng Ngok showcases story-telling prowess in CNA interview

News   •   Sep 30, 2019 08:35 +08

Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 this week brought us back to the eighties with an interview with Popular Holding’s CEO Chou Cheng Ngok, discussing how he started the book store chain, and the challenges he faced over the years.

Media Savvy: Be careful with on-camera stunts like that of the Malaysian Sports Minister

Media Savvy: Be careful with on-camera stunts like that of the Malaysian Sports Minister

News   •   Feb 02, 2019 10:56 +08

The Malaysian Youth and Sports Minister's recent appearance on the BBC's HardTalk program was impressive, and while there is always room for improvement it was in many ways exemplary for other local business and political leaders. His interview technique embodies these key learnings.

Krystal Choo tickles listeners with impressive radio interview

Krystal Choo tickles listeners with impressive radio interview

News   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:07 +08

Krystal Choo, CEO and Founder of Tickle, caught our ear as she shared her experiences in her recent radio interview - including how she came up with her brand name. She sets a good example not just for women in technology, but for all business leaders.

Jeffrey Goh: Keeps his cool despite being in 'The Hot Seat'

Jeffrey Goh: Keeps his cool despite being in 'The Hot Seat'

News   •   Oct 03, 2018 08:35 +08

Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week brought us back to the eighties with stories on how we used to withdraw cash ... from a post bank. And, despite being in 'The Hot Seat', Group CEO of NETS Jeffrey Goh kept his poise throughout this 17-minute broadcast interview on MONEY FM 89.3.

Zenith's Helen Lee reaches the top in her career ...and media interviews

Zenith's Helen Lee reaches the top in her career ...and media interviews

News   •   Sep 18, 2018 12:02 +08

The campaign by successful local business leaders holding signs saying "It did not define me" aims to highlight that you can succeed in life, even without being top of the class in your PSLE. And it's a pretty good indicator of success in media interviews, too, as Zenith's Helen Lee demonstrates.

DHL delivers punchy key messages in media savvy package

DHL delivers punchy key messages in media savvy package

News   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:18 +08

DHL Express in Malaysia is not just Aon Hewitt Asia Pacific’s best employer for four consecutive years, their Managing Director Christopher Ong isn't so shabby at media interviews either!

The power of stories: Our 3 Hong Bao Media Savvy Award nominees show you how

The power of stories: Our 3 Hong Bao Media Savvy Award nominees show you how

News   •   Aug 30, 2018 04:22 +08

In this week's round of nominations for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018, we are shortlisting three local business leaders from various backgrounds, who displayed good media savvy in their interviews.

Financial literacy for children is a breeze for media savvy Roslinda Mohd Solihin

Financial literacy for children is a breeze for media savvy Roslinda Mohd Solihin

News   •   Aug 16, 2018 13:24 +08

Educating young children on personal financial is difficult for many parents. But in discussing how to do that on Money FM 89.3, Roslinda Mohd Solihin, Head of Adoption Services and Senior Manager of Programmes at APKIM Resources and ACOSS, also showed off her media skills.

Eqhwan Mokhzanee keeps his cool despite being grilled

Eqhwan Mokhzanee keeps his cool despite being grilled

News   •   Aug 16, 2018 13:09 +08

Eqhwan Mokhzanee, CEO of AmBank Islamic had a lot to say when he was on The Breakfast Grille, BFM 89.9 with host Melisa Idris. In his broadcast interview, Eqhwan discussed his perspective on Islamic Finance (IF) and what it takes for Malaysia to remain competitive.

Calling senior business leaders who think their English isn't good enough to appear in the media

Calling senior business leaders who think their English isn't good enough to appear in the media

News   •   Aug 07, 2018 14:42 +08

One of the objections senior business leaders raise to appearing in the media is that their English is not good enough. But our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week disproves this - if not in person, then in the topic of her presentation.

Martin Khor: Keep calm and smile during doorstop interviews

Martin Khor: Keep calm and smile during doorstop interviews

News   •   Jul 16, 2018 05:55 +08

Martin Khor was doorstopped by reporters after meeting Malaysia's Council of Eminent Persons (CEP). But the Director of Penang-based non-profit research and advocacy organisation Third World Network set the pace for other local business leaders in dealing calmly with such high-pressure situations.

Mark Laudi on Malaysia's BFM, on the four tangible business reasons why CEOs need to be media savvy

Mark Laudi on Malaysia's BFM, on the four tangible business reasons why CEOs need to be media savvy

News   •   Jul 02, 2018 20:14 +08

Mark Laudi, Managing Director of Hong Bao Media and former CNBC Asia anchor, talks about the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards, and explains in this radio interview how being media savvy can grow your business value.

Evangeline Leong: Effective defense of influencer marketing in radio interview

Evangeline Leong: Effective defense of influencer marketing in radio interview

News   •   Jul 02, 2018 05:32 +08

Questionable content has given social media influencers a bad rap. But Evangeline Leong, CEO and Founder of Kobe Technologies, launched a candid and convincing defense of this marketing strategy, deserving of a Hong Bao Media Savvy Award nomination.

Michelle Yong unveils her core values in CNA interview

Michelle Yong unveils her core values in CNA interview

News   •   Jun 20, 2018 16:57 +08

The Founder of Core Collective and Collision 8 sets a strong example for local business leaders in her television interview.