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Face to watch in 2019: Olivia Lum, CEO of Hyflux

Ms Olivia Lum will be under scrutiny as she tries to keep water treatment company Hyflux out of troubled waters.
Ms Olivia Lum will be under scrutiny as she tries to keep water treatment company Hyflux out of troubled waters.

All eyes will be on chief executive Olivia Lum as she navigates local water treatment company Hyflux out of troubled waters next year.

Hyflux, which made its mark in water treatment before going into power generation, cited prolonged weakness in the local power market for its slip into the red when it announced a court-supervised reorganisation of its business in May.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 23, 2018, with the headline 'Olivia Lum, CEO of Hyflux'. Print Edition | Subscribe