Me & My Money

Phillip Futures CEO has an eye for value

Mr Teyu Che Chern and his wife Jill with their children (from left) Dale, David, Warren and Sofia. The Phillip Futures chief executive joined the firm's parent company PhillipCapital in 1998 as a management trainee in the back office, while the regio
Mr Teyu Che Chern and his wife Jill with their children (from left) Dale, David, Warren and Sofia. The Phillip Futures chief executive joined the firm's parent company PhillipCapital in 1998 as a management trainee in the back office, while the region was in the midst of the Asian financial crisis, and learnt valuable lessons during that period.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

His tip: Look out for undervalued stocks and invest in products that you understand

Phillip Futures chief executive Teyu Che Chern initially joined the firm's parent company PhillipCapital back in January 1998. He soon found himself knee-deep in a baptism of fire in the form of the Asian financial crisis.

Back then, Mr Teyu was a young gun of 24 when the crisis hit. He recalled the fear that was in the air.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 08, 2018, with the headline 'Phillip Futures CEO has an eye for value'. Print Edition | Subscribe