From Orphan to $460Million net worth

From Orphan to $460Million net worth

Olivia Lum Ooi Lin is the founder, Group Chief Executive Officer and President of Hyflux Ltd., a leading Singapore-based water treatment company in Asia. Her rags-to-riches story is held up by many as an inspiring example of entrepreneurship, perseverance and hard work. An orphan raised under adverse conditions in a small town in Malaysia, Lum now heads a multi-million dollar business, and has been listed as Singapore’s 40 Richest by Forbes since 2006. Her enterprise and drive to succeed has earned her accolades such as Singapore’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Manufacturing and Industrial Products in 2003, and Businessman of the Year at the Singapore Business Awards in 2004 – the first woman to be so honoured. She also won The World Entrepreneur 2011 Award. She now has a Net Worth of $460 Million US Dollas.

Added on: March 19th, 2012

Category: DOCS, ENTREPRENEURS, MONEY, RAGS TO RICHES, WOMEN

 
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