Theo Spierings had deep experience from a range of leadership roles before he landed the job as chief executive officer of New Zealand's Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter known for its high-end milk products.
Greg Johnson, chairman and CEO of global financial giant Franklin Templeton Investments, owes his success to an innate passion about what he does.
Innovation is the driving force of an enterprise, which is unquestionably true for Minoru Usui, president and CEO of Japanese electronics company Seiko Epson Corporation, commonly known as Epson.
At 55, Irishman Willie Walsh can take some satisfaction over a career that began when he joined Irish state airline Aer Lingus as a trainee pilot straight out of high school at the tender age of 17.
Founder of Eagles Fund (老鷹基金) Steve Lau (劉小鷹) juggles many titles: entrepreneur, cyclist, mentor, investor extraordinaire. During a brief trip to Taipei, Lau sat down with The China Post for an exclusive interview. He takes out a stack of business cards, each in various shapes and sizes.
The media has dubbed Liu Ruopeng China's Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Motors, because of their similar entrepreneurial streaks. Liu, 32, has launched a dazzling range of products often seen in sci-fi movies, such as a jetpack that propels a person into space and body armor that helps increase physical strength.
Taiwan is still full of investment opportunities, says the chairman of Whitesun Equity Partners, one of the island's top private equity fund management companies.
For many Chinese consumers, products with the trade-mark "Made in Germany" stand for solid and durable quality-and the Bosch brand fits right in with that reputation.
Masaya Maeda, president of Canon Inc, has always wanted to make a new, better camera.
For Alain Dehaze, new chief executive officer of the world's biggest job recruitment and human resources company Adecco Group, his driving ambition does not simply lie in numbers.