Since taking control of Boustead Singapore in his early 50s, chairman and group CEO Wong Fong Fui has transformed the conglomerate and taken it to greater heights. From a company valued at just $80 million, it now has a market capitalisation of about $341 million. Its pivot into industrial properties and downstream energy-related engineering solutions, as well as retaining the geospatial technologies business, have anchored much of the company’s fortunes.

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