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Douglas FOO


Douglas FOO
Founder and Executive Chairman
Sakae Holdings Ltd.

As Founder and Executive Chairman of Sakae Holdings Ltd., Mr Douglas Foo has led the growth and development of the Group, which has since established over 200 outlets across Singapore, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, USA and Vietnam. He continues to spearhead the overall strategic direction and management of the Group’s global strategic plans, and its philanthropic initiatives.

Mr Foo is the recipient of numerous illustrious accolades and awards, which are testament of his outstanding management and entrepreneurial efforts. For his achievements, Mr Foo was awarded Top Outstanding Young Person Award in 2002, Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002, Singapore Youth Award in 2003, prestigious ASEAN Youth Award in 2004, International Management Action Award in 2007, Singapore Youth Award (Medal of Commendation) in 2008, WSQ Champion Award in 2010, ASEAN-China Young Entrepreneur Award in 2011, Rotary-ASME Entrepreneur of the Year 2002, and most recently, the Public Service Star Award in 2013 from His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Singapore for his tireless efforts in his philanthropic and voluntary contributions to society.

In September 2013, Mr Foo was selected to attend the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship in the USA which provides professionals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, with an intensive and individually designed programme that inspires to achieve consequential outcomes across sectors and borders. Through his fellowship, he has broadened his perspective on global branding, charity and foundation establishment sustainability issues and business expansion funding. He will seek to apply this invaluable knowledge to strengthen our Group as we forge ahead.

Mr Foo serves as director on numerous boards for corporate, governmental and non-profit organizations, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.

Last updated on 23 Feb 2015 .