Mr Richard Eu, the Group Chairman of Eu Yan Sang International Ltd (EYSI) has been instrumental in transforming Eu Yan Sang into one of the largest Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) companies in Asia outside of China. He joined the business as General Manager in 1989 and overseen corporate development and management of the Eu Yan Sang Group. During his stint as the Group CEO from 2002 to 2017, Eu Yan Sang grew its footprint from six to over 250 retail stores and clinics in several countries.
Richard was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 (Singapore) and represented Singapore at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of The Year 2012 award in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He was also recognised as the CEO of the year by the Singapore Corporate Awards 2010, for SGX‐listed companies with a market capitalisation of under S$300 million. In 2015, Eu Yan Sang was awarded the bronze award by the Singapore Corporate Awards for Best Managed Boards in the mid‐cap category.
An advocate of One Medicine, Richard believes that the integrative approach could provide answers to deal with some issues that face the healthcare sector today and sees TCM playing a role in working with other modalities to meet the needs of consumers today.
Richard is an independent non‐executive director of SGX‐listed Broadway Industrial Group Ltd and Tuan Sing Holdings Limited. He also sits on the board of other private companies as well as non-profit organisations. He holds a LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of London.