Kuok Khoon Hong

Industry Leaders

Commodities tycoon Kuok Khoon Hong is the chairman and CEO of Wilmar International, which started as a small trading company in 1991 and has grown to become one of Asia’s biggest agri-commodity companies and one of the largest agri-commodity players in the world. Ranked ninth on the Forbes’ 2016 list of Singapore’s 50 Richest, he has pushed the group and its suppliers to adopt sustainable and eco‑friendly business practices, and announced its integrated No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation policy in 2013.