CEO, Hai Leck Holdings
Defying previous age limits, Don Cheng has been leading the Singaporean engineering industry since the age of 30, when he became the youngest CEO in the engineering industry. Since taking over Hai Leck Holdings at the age of 30 in 2009, he has led the investments of more than $20 million in mechanization tools that can automate labour-intensive processes, improving productivity. Leading by example, Hai Leck Holdings was one of 11 operators to be honored at an inaugural award ceremony for dormitories that provide all inclusive services to the migrant works that reside there. The award was organized by the Ministry of Manpower with the Dormitory Association of Singapore, and Migrant Workers Centre.