“Strive to leave footprints on the sands of time”<br />Robert V. Chandran<br />1950-2008<br />
 Bob – The Many Faces<br />Mumbai-born, 1950<br />Master’s Degree in Chemistry, 1972<br />AIM-MBM, 1974<br />
“Bobby” - the Student<br />“Bob used to sing Indian songs…He could not have his meals without the perennial hot sauce…”<br...
 Bob- the Friend<br />
 Bob- the Family Man<br />“He had the loudest ties that anyone had ever seen: full of<br />color and always bright and com...
	  Bob- the Tycoon<br />1981: Bob started Chemoilat the age of 29and transformed it into one of the world’s largest and le...
  Bob- the Businessman<br />
 Bob- the Employer<br />“He was a consummate entrepreneur, his mind always full of ideas.”<br />- Adrian Tolson, VP Sales ...
Bob- the Achiever<br />Won Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award , 2007 for the oil and gas sector Ernst & Young....
Bob- the “Global Leader”<br />“Entrepreneurs are natural leaders…Blessed with a dream or a vision, they bring a lot of pas...
Bob- the “Global Leader”<br />Bob - A Tribute<br />
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Bob chandran: A Leadership Profile

  1. 1. “Strive to leave footprints on the sands of time”<br />Robert V. Chandran<br />1950-2008<br />
  2. 2. Bob – The Many Faces<br />Mumbai-born, 1950<br />Master’s Degree in Chemistry, 1972<br />AIM-MBM, 1974<br />
  3. 3. “Bobby” - the Student<br />“Bob used to sing Indian songs…He could not have his meals without the perennial hot sauce…”<br />- Rey del Castillo, roommate<br />“…a gangling and reedy fellow who seemed quite very articulate in class…he helped me regain my confidence…”<br /> - Joseph Macmang, classmate<br />“He loves to talk!”<br /> - Prof Rico Angtuanco, classmate<br />
  4. 4. Bob- the Friend<br />
  5. 5. Bob- the Family Man<br />“He had the loudest ties that anyone had ever seen: full of<br />color and always bright and completely impossible to ignore.<br />That was my Dad’s personality.”<br />Sharon Chandran, daughter<br />“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<br />
  6. 6. Bob- the Tycoon<br />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<br />1991: Forbes magazine listed Chemoil as one of the largest US private companies<br />2005: Moved Chemoil to Singapore<br />
  7. 7. Bob- the Businessman<br />
  8. 8. Bob- the Employer<br />“He was a consummate entrepreneur, his mind always full of ideas.”<br />- Adrian Tolson, VP Sales & Mktg<br />“Reliable Mentor”<br />“Stalking the office shoeless”<br />“Passionate & impetous”<br />“Kind Human Being”<br />“Self-Driven Achiever<br />“Genial”<br />“Astute Businessman”<br />
  9. 9. Bob- the Achiever<br />Won Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award , 2007 for the oil and gas sector Ernst & Young.wmv<br />Launched $500,000 venture fund for entrepreneurs at AIM <br />Member of several expert advisory panels to leading universities and companies<br />Served on Board of Governors of AIM, Investment Committee of Worcester College, University of Oxford<br />
  10. 10. Bob- the “Global Leader”<br />“Entrepreneurs are natural leaders…Blessed with a dream or a vision, they bring a lot of passion to the idea of corporate growth”<br />“What makes a successful leader? It starts with a Big VISION!”<br />“A Global leader has to have great level of patience & understanding “<br />“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!”<br />
  11. 11. Bob- the “Global Leader”<br />Bob - A Tribute<br />

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