Business Leadership

Ms Dora Hoan is the Group CEO and Managing Director of Best World International Ltd. Founded in 1990, it has since evolved into one of the leading companies in the health and wellness industry.

Ms Hoan possesses over 30 years of experience in the direct selling industry and has been recognized among the most outstanding entrepreneurs in the region. Among her numerous awards and citations, she received the distinction of being selected ASEAN’s Most Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur in 2008 that was conferred during the recent ASEAN Women Summit in Vietnam. As a testament to her visionary leadership, Best World is among the top 20 SMEs in Singapore and one of Forbes Asia’s “Best under a Billion Dollar” companies in the Asia Pacific Region in 2007 & 2008. Best World also has the distinction of becoming the first and only direct selling company to be listed in the Singapore Exchange Mainboard.

Besides being a key driver for the Group’s corporate development and marketing system, Ms Hoan is also in charge of strategic planning for business, oversees the Group’s human resource development and drives expansion into overseas markets.

Over the years, Ms Dora Hoan’s vision and innovative insights have steered Best World through many challenging times, achieving consistent growth for the company since the year 2001. As a result of Ms Hoan’s astute business leadership, the company has multiplied in size and growth for the past several years and expands at least one to two key Asian markets every year.

Today, Best World has an established presence in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Brunei and Australia, and envisions to expand outside the Asia-Pacific region.

Ms Hoan earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore (1998) and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Nanyang University, Singapore (1975).