Tan Bak Chai
BakChai Tan grew up in Malaysia and has lived internationally and worked – in the US, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia – in industries such as building and air-conditioning services, equipment design and integration and electronic manufacturing services.
His experience ranges over several areas of operational leadership including training, application and coaching in the elements of inspirational leadership and skill development. He partners senior executives as they navigate the growing complexity of today’s business environment and balance the paradoxical demands that affect leaders.
BakChai has many years of operational leadership experience at the executive level and the nature of his assignments have included turnaround for underperforming teams with coaching-style leadership, coaching and grooming senior individuals around business skills and preparing them to assume their next leadership roles, interpersonal skills and the full spectrum covered by leadership and management competency.
BakChai’s inter-cultural and wide-ranging background adds diversity and depth to his executive coaching practice. His approach is designed to support the growth of leaders in building and sustaining their organization’s value creation capacity. Bak Chai focuses on developing executives to ensure their growth is aligned with the Vision, Values, and Strategy of the organization in which they work. He helps executives leverage their strengths while developing new leadership behaviors that support the organization. His work delivers long-term, positive results. He has helped his clients make better decisions, form stronger alliances, develop more coherent strategies, crystallise their intent, clarify their thinking, and motivated them to be their best.
BakChai’s management experience includes the position of Marketing Manager for the Asia Pacific region for a US-based multinational company and General Manager, managing multiple manufacturing sites in China.
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