(Aug 14): AirAsia and Grab are arguably Malaysia’s best known mass consumer brands across the region. But that is where the similarity ends. Tony Fernandes and his co-founder Kamarudin Meranun took more than 15 years to grow AirAsia into a corporate heavyweight with a market valuation of RM11 billion today ($3.5 billion). Add another RM1.5 billion if you include AirAsia X.

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