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Innovation, creativity key to success

Amara Holdings chief executive officer Albert Teo believes the home-grown company's unique positioning, as well as commitment to continually rejuvenate and refresh its assets and service offerings, will put it ahead of the competition.
Amara Holdings chief executive officer Albert Teo believes the home-grown company's unique positioning, as well as commitment to continually rejuvenate and refresh its assets and service offerings, will put it ahead of the competition.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

The Sunday Times and the Singapore Exchange's research team interview company bosses in this series to help investors get a view of a firm's operations and strategic direction - aspects that go beyond the financials. We speak to Amara Holdings chief executive officer Albert Teo, who shares his insights on the firm.

Home-grown Amara Holdings, listed on the mainboard in July 2000, is engaged in three sectors - hotel investment and management, property investment and development, and speciality restaurants and food services.

Amara Hotel was set up here in 1986. In 2007, the group opened Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, consisting of 140 rooms, courtyard and verandah suites, and villas.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Innovation, creativity key to success'. Print Edition | Subscribe