Mr Tony Chew is Executive Chairman of Asia Resource Corporation which has diversified business interests in the Asian Region. He is concurrently Chairman of KFC Vietnam Company, Chairman of Macondray Holdings Pte Ltd and Co-Chairman of Myanmar Distillery Company. He was also former Inaugural Chairman of Del Monte Pacific Ltd, Independent Director of Keppel-Tat Lee Bank, CapitaLand Commercial, and Lead Independent Director of Keppel Corporation.
An active and experienced entrepreneur, he successfully founded or led companies known for innovation and success in emerging markets, such as Pepsi-Cola Vietnam, KFC Vietnam, International Beverages Trading Company Myanmar, JetStar Asia, Myanmar Airways International, Pepsi-Cola Philippines, Del Monte Pacific, Sterling Tobacco, and Hua Feng Paper Mill China.
In Singapore, he played an active role in promoting regional businesses, having served as Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation (2008-2014), Network Indonesia (2003-2009), Vietnam Business Club (1994-2000); and Member of Singapore Trade Development Board (1995-2000), Economic Review Sub-Committee on Entrepreneurship and Internationalization (2001-2002), Regional Business Forum, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (2002-2007), as well as GPC Resource Panel for Finance, Trade and Industry. He was also a Member of the Economic Strategies Committee (2009/2010) and founding Chairman of Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (2005/2012).
He is presently Co-Chairman of ACCORD Employers and Business Council, Board Member of Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, Member of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia Governing Board, Chinese Development Assistance Council Board of Trustees, and Advisor to Singapore Institute of International Affairs. He was conferred the National Day Meritorious Service Medal (2013), Public Service Star (2008), Public Service Medal (2001), and NUS Outstanding Service Award 2011, and SG50 Outstanding Chinese Business Pioneers Award.