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Bob chandran: A Leadership Profile


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This is a leadership profile of Bob Chandran, AIM MBM 1974

This is a leadership profile of Bob Chandran, AIM MBM 1974

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  • 1. “Strive to leave footprints on the sands of time”
    Robert V. Chandran
  • 2. Bob – The Many Faces
    Mumbai-born, 1950
    Master’s Degree in Chemistry, 1972
    AIM-MBM, 1974
  • 3. “Bobby” - the Student
    “Bob used to sing Indian songs…He could not have his meals without the perennial hot sauce…”
    - Rey del Castillo, roommate
    “…a gangling and reedy fellow who seemed quite very articulate in class…he helped me regain my confidence…”
    - Joseph Macmang, classmate
    “He loves to talk!”
    - Prof Rico Angtuanco, classmate
  • 4. Bob- the Friend
  • 5. Bob- the Family Man
    “He had the loudest ties that anyone had ever seen: full of
    color and always bright and completely impossible to ignore.
    That was my Dad’s personality.”
    Sharon Chandran, daughter
    “Bob was one of those people who saw greatness in all of us, a greatness that we didn’t even imagine we had in us.” Vivian Chandran, wife
  • 6. Bob- the Tycoon
    1981: Bob started Chemoilat the age of 29and transformed it into one of the world’s largest and leading integrated physical suppliers of marine fuel products
    1991: Forbes magazine listed Chemoil as one of the largest US private companies
    2005: Moved Chemoil to Singapore
  • 7. Bob- the Businessman
  • 8. Bob- the Employer
    “He was a consummate entrepreneur, his mind always full of ideas.”
    - Adrian Tolson, VP Sales & Mktg
    “Reliable Mentor”
    “Stalking the office shoeless”
    “Passionate & impetous”
    “Kind Human Being”
    “Self-Driven Achiever
    “Astute Businessman”
  • 9. Bob- the Achiever
    Won Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award , 2007 for the oil and gas sector Ernst & Young.wmv
    Launched $500,000 venture fund for entrepreneurs at AIM
    Member of several expert advisory panels to leading universities and companies
    Served on Board of Governors of AIM, Investment Committee of Worcester College, University of Oxford
  • 10. Bob- the “Global Leader”
    “Entrepreneurs are natural leaders…Blessed with a dream or a vision, they bring a lot of passion to the idea of corporate growth”
    “What makes a successful leader? It starts with a Big VISION!”
    “A Global leader has to have great level of patience & understanding “
    “It has been a fantastic walk down the path of building a Global corporation. It is the best learning experience I have ever had, and above all the most thrilling adventure!”
  • 11. Bob- the “Global Leader”
    Bob - A Tribute