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Christine Tan

Christine Tan
Anchor, CNBC Asia Pacific

Christine Tan is the Singapore-based anchor for CNBC's longest-running feature programme "Managing Asia" interviewing prominent CEOs and leaders of top companies doing business in Asia.

Tan has more than 17 years of experience in journalism, more than half of which was with CNBC. During her career, she has covered the business and financial market impact from major news events like the Asian Economic Crisis, the Dot Com Bubble Crash, 9-11 attacks in the US and SARS Outbreak.

She received the Silver World Medal for Best Anchor at the 2009 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards and also won the Best Current Affairs Presenter award at the 2008 Asian Television Awards.

Previously, Tan received the Best News Program award at the 2004 Asian Television Awards on behalf of The Asian Wall Street Journal. The same program also won a finalist award at the 2004 New York Festivals for Coverage of a Breaking News Story. She was a finalist for Best News Anchor in 2001 and 2002 at the New York Festivals Awards and also a Best Current Affairs Presenter finalist at the 1997 and 2006 Asian Television Awards.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and English and a Masters of Arts with Honors in Sociology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.


Managing Asia

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  • Upcoming Episodes

    Managing Asia: The Next Generation

    The world is full of family-run businesses that get passed down through the generations. Surviving succession is already a big test, but creating a legacy is something else. It requires more than the ability of the next generation to stay alive, it takes bold vision, sharp strategy and the art to execute change, to truly create a remarkable family business that evolves with the times.

    Join Managing Asia's host Christine Tan as she talks to leaders from the second- to fourth generation in Asia, to find out what it takes to transform family businesses to new levels of growth.

    Friday, 21 August 2015

    Sorapoj Techakraisri
    CEO, PACE Development Corp

    Sorapoj Techakraisri, CEO, PACE Development Corp

    Sorapoj, scion of the prominent Techakraisri family, wants to redefine Thailand's luxury property landscape. He shares his tall ambitions for PACE Development despite the slowing economy, and how building Bangkok's tallest mega-structure MahaNakhon will help the family scale new heights.

    Friday, 28 August 2015

    Mike Wiluan
    CEO, Infinite Studios

    Mike Wiluan, CEO, Infinite Studios

    For Mike Wiluan, entrepreneurship runs in the blood. The son of Indonesian industrial tycoon Kris Wiluan takes center stage but in a totally different field -- film production. The media posterboy talks about his journey and how he grew Infinite Studios from a small production house into a major film studio.

    Friday, 4 September 2015

    Kuan Mun Leong
    Managing Director, Hartalega

    Kuan Mun Leong, Managing Director, Hartalega

    The gloves are off for Malaysia's Hartalega. In an age of increasing competition, second generation leader Kuan Mun Leong talks about the technology that has turned the fortunes of the family business, and how innovation will tighten its hold as the world's biggest nitrile glove maker.

    Friday, 11 September 2015

    Chavalit Frederick Tsao
    Chairman, IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group & President, Family Business Network Asia

    Chavalit Frederick Tsao, Chairman, IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group & President, Family Business Network Asia

    Chavalit Frederick Tsao has transformed his family's legendary shipping business into a diversified conglomerate in logistics, property and lifestyle. The fourth-generation leader shares the thinking behind IMC's evolution as it navigates through volatile, fast-changing times.

    Friday, 18 September 2015

    Heinrich Jessen
    Chairman, Jebsen & Jessen (SEA)

    Heinrich Jessen, Chairman, Jebsen & Jessen (SEA)

    With a family heritage that stretches back 120 years, Heinrich Jessen wants to secure its future. The third-generation boss of Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) details the transformation that goes beyond evolving from a trading to industrial business, by taking care of the environment and the sustainability of the business.

    About Managing Asia

    "Managing Asia" is the Asia Pacific region's ground-breaking interview programme featuring CEOs, entrepreneurs and other business leaders. Hosted by award-winning anchor Christine Tan, the show looks at what makes the region's corporate titans and top entrepreneurs tick.


    Asia (SIN/HK)

    Friday 17:30

    Saturday 11:00, 17:00, 20:30

    Sunday 01:00, 04:00, 07:00, 10:30, 19:00, 21:30

    Monday 04:30

    Australia (SYD)

    Saturday 17:00, 20:30

    Sunday 01:00, 04:00, 07:00, 10:30, 19:00, 21:30

    Monday 01:30, 03:30, 07:30

    Europe (CET)

    Saturday 11:00, 17:00, 20:30

    Sunday 01:00, 04:00, 07:00, 19:00



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