Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2017

4 business leaders who paved the way

We highlight the four women (from a shortlist of 12) who brought home Women Leading Change awards in the Business Leader category.

4 business leaders who paved the way

This year's Women Leading Change Business Leaders category featured individuals who have not only achieved growth for their businesses, but also demonstrated strategic direction through a honed business acumen and strong industry networks. These women come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, but all our winners built new partnerships, lasting relationships, and served as mentors for our industry.

Rosalynn Tay

CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network Singapore and Dentsu Singapore

Rosalynn's visionary leadership is evident in her agency’s concerted new business and awards strategies. She is also a mentor for the inaugural Female Foundry programme, which gives female entrepreneurs a chance to receive funding from Dentsu Aegis Network and venture capitalists.


Tricia Weener

Global head of marketing, HSBC Commercial Banking  

Tricia led HSBC’s first ever train sponsorship initiative, boldly restructured her company’s approach to insight through her timely 'moments of truth' program, and is part of the leadership team that has sustained the bank's powerhouse of financial performance in Asia.


Joanne Lao

CEO, TBWA\Greater China

Joanne is a vital member of TBWA's global leadership council, navigating the rapid progression of China and its unique Chinese consumers. She also spearheads Omniwomen Greater China, Omnicom's initiative to celebrate and nurture women to 'be at their best'.


Amrita Randhawa

CEO, Mindshare Greater China  

Amrita has broadened the scope of her multinational agency in 2016, and she serves as a chief mentor for the internal program for future leaders "Highly Valuable Purple People". But, in her own words, her most important contribution is the leadership team she has built in China, made up of 58% women.


View the Business Leader shortlist or all of this year's WLCA winners.


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