Lunch With Sumiko: Sheng Siong boss Lim Hock Chee walks the talk

Sheng Siong CEO Lim Hock Chee believes he must work harder than his employees

In March, Sheng Siong Group chief executive Lim Hock Chee was named Businessman of the Year 2018 at the Singapore Business Award. From one stall selling chilled pork in Ang Mo Kio, the company now has 54 supermarkets across the island. Mr Lim is know
Sheng Siong Group chief executive Lim Hock Chee is known for being down to earth and plain-spoken. He is also known to roll up his sleeves and clear litter from the office.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Sheng Siong supermarket boss Lim Hock Chee has many trappings of success, but he wears them lightly.

He drives a Bentley, but it was a gift from his younger brother for his contributions to the company.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 05, 2019, with the headline 'A boss who walks the talk'. Print Edition | Subscribe