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Lai Chong Meng
Class of 2005
Executive Chairman, Cleanaway - KLC Group of Companies, Taiwan ROC

"The program has made me more aware of behavior of self as well as others. This has made me become a more effective manager resulting in my ability to achieve objectives more productively. The learning is also timely in that I am taking on some non-executive roles which demand skills to ensure good corporate governance without micro managing the executive teams."

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Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury
Class of 2007
Managing Director, SGS Philippines, Incorporated
Chief Executive Officer, SGS Gulf Limited (Regional Operating Headquarters), Philippines

"Seeing the future take shape in front of my eyes and the opportunity to talk to CEOs of multinational companies in China and India was of incomparable value. It brings you to the real business world, which is beyond the theoretical discussions in any classroom setting."

Erich Gerth

Erich Gerth
Class of 2008
Chief Executive Asia Pacific & Global Business Development, Aviva Investors, Singapore

"The program has sharpened my decision-making process by giving me the theoretical tools to better frame the business decisions that I need to make every day. I have established deep bonds and strong friendships with fellow participants who are successful in a variety of industries located all over the world. In a global business environment, such a range of contacts is invaluable."

Michelle Lum

Michele Lum
Class of 2009
Head of Marketing & Communications, Accenture, Malaysia, Thailand & Indonesia

"The program brought together like-minded, motivated executives from the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middle East and helped foster valuable relationships and opportunities to explore new areas of business and professional role changes."

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Dr. Cyril Tom
Class of 2010 CEO
Global Medical Solutions, UAE

"The Management Practicum was incredibly helpful since it provided me with real life solutions to a business scenario that was collectively tackled by a team of classmates from various industries and countries. The focus on teamwork, the insights gained and the great mixture of backgrounds made the challenge a great experience for life"

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Michael Riady
Class of 2011
Managing Director, Lippo Group – Global Real Estate, Indonesia

"The unstoppable rise of emerging economies in Asia and further globalization require me to create a platform today to take advantage of the opportunities ahead and stay competitive. Two MBA degrees with specific focus on Asia and North America ideally prepare and position me to successfully capitalize on such opportunities"


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Frederick Eck
Class of 2011
President, The Randolph Group, Inc., Chicago

The unique format of the UCLA-NUS program accommodates my demanding work and travel schedule with minimal disruption and his helping me to become a more well-rounded and globally informed leader"


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Yasmin Eichmann
Class of 2011
New Business Development Principal, Google, Inc., San Francisco

"The UCLA-NUS program has helped to take my career to a new level. With the tools I've acquired and the people I've learned from at school, I am approaching business problems in a whole new way, and am able to take on a much broader set of professional challenges"