CNBC partners with the Bank of Singapore to feature family businesses making an impact on Asia's economies
SINGAPORE, 5 May 2016 – CNBC, the world's leading business and financial news network, today announced a new series 'Running in the Family' that will feature a mix of family-controlled publicly-listed conglomerates and mid-size privately held family firms.
The series looks in detail at the companies who have transitioned to second generation ownership and beyond, with a focus on their moves to future-proof their businesses against unique challenges such as family disagreements, partiality and an erosion of the spirit of entrepreneurship.
The five-part series is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, 5 May, 5.30PM SG/HK Time on CNBC's Asia Pacific network and is sponsored by the Bank of Singapore.
"Family businesses are a crucial part of emerging markets. We are thrilled to bring to our audiences this exciting new series that puts the spotlight on family businesses and their role in Asia's economies," said Michael Kearns, Head of News and Programming at CNBC Asia Pacific.
The debut episode of 'Running in the Family' will feature the Mouawad brothers, the fourth generation driving their family's timepiece and jewelry business. With a legacy built on artistic excellence, Fred, Alain and Pascal share their vision for the business and how they are creating a future of innovation.
Online special reports and more information about the series will also be available at
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