Meher Pudumjee, Chairperson of energy and environment solutions company, Thermax Ltd, talks about the lessons she learned working her way up through the family business, and the challenges she faced when her mother unexpectedly asked her to lead it. Despite feeling the pressure of following in the footsteps of her visionary parents, Meher focused on what she believed was one of their greatest gifts to her — the wisdom to make decisions that reflect who she truly is.
Trends and Strategies Shaping Family Businesses’ Future
In this episode and article, Karmen Yeung, National Head of KPMG Private Enterprise, KPMG China; Camilla Cullinane, Tax Partner, KPMG Private Enterprise, KPMG Ireland; and Robyn Langsford, Partner in Charge, Family Business and Private Clients, KPMG Private Enterprise, KPMG Australia, explore Trends and Strategies Shaping Family Businesses’ Future, how family businesses are responding globally, and the foundational approaches that can lead to success.
10 Women Family Business Owners who Succeeded their Fathers
These ten women succeeded their fathers at some of the most successful and iconic family businesses around the world.
Boards that Complement the Next Generation of Family Business Leaders
Today’s businesses face unprecedented uncertainty. Even before 2020’s pandemic fundamentally upended the status quo, disruption was taking the form of new technology, market globalisation, and ageing demographics. Companies have had to change to meet their goals, but have their boards evolved with them? The board room is coming under increasing […]
Obstacles and Opportunities of India’s Women in Family Businesses
In many ways, the experiences of women in family businesses in India are different from those elsewhere – especially those in the West, which has traditionally been the focus of family business research. And within India itself, the experiences of women in family businesses differ widely based on their social, […]
The Case for Community: How the HOLDAL Group Creates Impact
This episode is brought to you by On this episode of WiFB, Maissa Abou Adal Ghanem, Social Entrepreneur, CSO & Board Member of the HOLDAL Group, discusses how family businesses can build and implement successful ESG agendas that speak to the immediate needs of their community. Founded in Lebanon in […]
The Sensitive Topic of Power
Many people today are discussing the subject of succession and, more specifically, rising female leadership. Both areas include multiple moving parts. However, one word that contributes to the discussion requires white gloves more than any other – power. There are several reasons why we, as a society and as individuals, […]
Vascroft Contractors: A Case Study in Perseverance and Success
This interview is brought to you by Female Focus, an exclusive international network enabling professional women to meet from, share experiences and build business relationships whilst engaging in interactive experiences. Female Focus was established by Vaishali Shah at Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited. If you were assessing their chances from […]