The 20th Forbes Global CEO Conference will be held in Singapore


Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani lead the list of distinguished speakers

SINGAPORE (August 17, 2022) – Forbes Media announced today that it will hold its 20e Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore from September 26 to 27, 2022.

The theme for this year’s conference is “The Way Forward”. The world is looking for a way to get back to normal. Recovery from the pandemic is underway for much of the globe. Yet markets are swinging with every economic, geopolitical and Covid update, while investors keep a cautious eye on inflation and rate hikes. Global tensions are escalating between major economic powers, with repercussions felt around the world. Amidst all this uncertainty, some 400 leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors will gather at the 20e Forbes Global CEO Conference to share ideas, highlight opportunities and chart the way forward.

Guillaume AdamopoulosCEO/Asia, Forbes Media, said, “We are delighted to host the 20e Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, where our conference started. This is an important milestone for Forbes in Asia and we look forward to bringing together, for the first time in three years, our community of some of the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders.

One of the highlights of the opening day of the conference is a one-on-one dialogue between Lawrence WongDeputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Singapore and Steve Forbes, president and editor of Forbes Media. The second day, Gautam AdaniChairman of the Adani Group, will deliver an opening speech.

To date, around forty speakers have confirmed their participation in the conference. Speakers from around the world will come together to share their views on topics such as the global economy, technology, innovation and investment opportunities in sectors such as finance and venture capital, real estate and sports. Panels will also discuss the best strategies for leadership, entrepreneurship, family business, ESG and sustainability.

Speakers who have confirmed their attendance include Jenny JohnsonPresident and CEO of Franklin Templeton; Edouardo Saverinco-founder and managing partner at B Capital; Jenny Leemanaging partner at GGV Capital; Ajay BangaVice Chairman of General Atlantic; Ferran SorianoCEO of City Football Group and Manchester City Football Club; Miwako datePresident and CEO of Mori Trust Co., Ltd; Byju RaveendranFounder and CEO of Byju’s; Nisa Leungmanaging partner at Qiming Venture Partners; Adar PoonawallaCEO of Serum Institute of India; Ho Kwon Pingexecutive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings; Jane HenryGlobal Chief Economist at HSBC; mohamed dewjiChairman of the MeTL Group; Russell CouttsCEO of SailGP; Goodwin GawCEO and Chairman of Gaw Capital Partners; John Studzinsky, vice president and general manager of PIMCO; William E. HeineckeFounder and President of Minor International and Arif P. Rachmatco-founder and executive chairman of the TAP group.

Other speakers include Anderson Tanotomanaging director at RGE; Location SudarshanCEO of TVS Motor Company; Kevin L. TanCEO of Alliance Global Group Inc.; Nancy Pangestu TabardelCEO of ANB Investment; Kishin R.K.Founder and CEO of RB Capital Group; Meng KuokGroup CEO and Founder of Caldecott Music Group; Aaron TanCo-founder and CEO of Carro; Katrina RazonCEO of KSR Ventures; Kyungsun Chungmanaging partner at The Sylvan Group; Simon Long, Founder and CEO of WeLab Group; Laurent JuniqueFounder and CEO of TDCX; Lee Yeow ChorGroup Managing Director and CEO of IOI Corporation Bhd; Randall S. KrosznerNorman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Binod K. ChaudharyChairman of CG Corp Global; Wendy YapFounder, Chief Executive Officer and CEO of Nippon Indosari Corpindo; Harald LinkPresident of B. Grimm; Joe Ravitchco-founder and partner at The Raine Group and V ShankarCEO and co-founder of Gateway Partners among others.

The main sponsors of this year’s Forbes Global CEO Conference are Royal Golden Eagle, HSBC Global Private Banking and Star Energy Geothermal. Corporate sponsors are Wuthelam, Singapore Economic Development Board, International Container Terminal Services, Inc, MQDC (Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited) and Mayapada Group. Supporting sponsors are Sari Roti, OUE Limited and Hill & Associates.

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