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Westports today has positioned itself as the pit stop for Container vessels plying the world’s busiest shipping lanes. Westports is not only a leading port in South East Asia, but also one of the top 5 Ports in the world in terms of productivity. Consistently rated as one of the world’s most productive ports, Westports surpasses its productivity records by raising its own performance bar year on year.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 

Westports: Reflections Of A CEO

By Salbiah Said

This is the last of a two-part interview with Westports Holdings Bhd Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ruben Emir Gnanalingam. Here, he reflected on his early years how his father, Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam set the benchmark for his success.

PORT KLANG: Westports Holdings Bhd is a success story of a father-and-son team. Reflecting on his early years, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ruben Emir Gnanalingam says, his father, Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam (popularly known as Tan Sri G) set a benchmark for him to achieve success.

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