Regional Marketing Manager- Asia Pacific
How long have you been with Sabre?
2 ½ years, but have spent 4 years at Abacus, a subsidiary of Sabre in Asia.
What does a typical day at work look like for
Emails, conference calls, meetings and more of the same. The monthly plane ride and hotel stays add some colours to it. Therapy for me is staring out of the office window at
the cars zooming by on the expressway.
Where were you born, where did you grow up/study
and where do you live now?
Born and bred in the small red dot on the map- Singapore. Did my university in Western Australia. Still living in Singapore now.
Name one little known fact about you, e.g. used
to be a pro tennis player, can’t ride a bike etc.
I was a Tank Platoon Sergeant in the Singapore Armored Regiment. Commanded a fleet of 4 tanks.
What’s your best travel tip?
Hit the gym when you are jetlagged.
Who is your hero / who you most admire? Or Who
would you invite to your dream dinner party?
That would be Lestat the vampire! Always wanted to meet one and convince him to convert me!
When are you happiest?
Do crazy things with my family (like the photo where we dressed up for a party)
When I have time to think
I would put on some classical music and go for a drive.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
KFC- original reciepe!
What’s been your most embarrassing moment?
I was once in a relay race in school and thought I was the final runner, I crossed what I thought was the “finish line” and jumped in euphoria thinking I brought my team victory. To my horror, I found out that there were 2 more runners…and yes, I caused my team
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“Wah lau”- this is Singlish (Singaporean English) a local expression for “oh my gosh.”
What’s the worst job you’ve ever done?
Rostered to clean the rubbish dump while in the army! Yes, I had to jump in a scrap the dump!
How do you relax?
Be a couch potato.
What keeps you awake at night?
What’s your favorite app (if you use smartphones
Count My Calories…I spend more time trying to cheat the number of calories I consumed!