Mr. Ho is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Thai Wah Public Company Ltd, responsible for developing the company’s long term vision as a leading starch and consumer foods company in Southeast Asia. Since its founding in 1947, Thai Wah has been a leading pioneer in the starch and food industry now expanding its footprint to Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and China. The company currently has over 10 operations across 4 countries, driven by its commitment to portfolio innovation and operational excellence. From 2010 – 2015, Mr Ho was the Executive Director and Country Head China for Banyan Tee Holdings, playing an leadership role in growing Banyan Tree’s regional headquarters in Shanghai and helping the brand establish its position as the leading luxury hospitality brand in China. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ho worked with the global consultancy Bain & Company Inc. in their New York, Hong Kong and China offices, harnessing his experience in private equity, organizational structure and strategy.
Ho Ren Hua, CEO
Mr. Ho serves as a mentor to the Kairos ASEAN society and is actively involved in entrepreneurship and venture capital. He has served on the board of United Nations Women Singapore, Wharton China Alumni Club and is also a Captain of the Singapore Armed Forces.
In 2017, in recognition of Thai Wah Group’s sustainability and community efforts across the region, Mr Ho was awarded the “Outstanding Leader in Asia” award at the 4th Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards held in Singapore.
Mr. Ho has a BSC in Economics (Honors) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the AMP program from CEIBS, China’s leading business school.
Thai Wah Public Company Limited
Developing an Innovation Platform
Day 3 [Thu 25, January], at 08:30 AM