Inside the Mind of

Ho Kwon Ping

Ho Kwon Ping is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings and Laguna Resorts and Hotels, and Executive Chairman of Thai Wah Public Company. All three family-owned companies are listed in Singapore and Thailand. He is also the founding and current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University and Chairman of The Singapore Summit. Read his full bio here

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The family is the glue that holds the family business together. It provides the values but does not necessarily have greater skills in managing the business. I think that separation of roles is an important distinction if family businesses are to last.

Ho Kwon Ping , Building a legacy: Banyan Tree founder on building a family business that lasts