The Sea and the Hills

The Sea and the Hills

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The Sea and the Hills a€œ...Hussain Najadia€™s philosophy, which he called a€˜the golden trianglea€™, was to harness Western technology, management, know-how, and machinery with Asian natural resources and labour and Arab capital. Arab-Malaysia became the first to pump petro-dollars into East Asia, channelling all its non-Malaysian currency funding through its branch in Bahrain. Most of the banka€™s foreign business was done in member countries of the fledgling Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with Nr. Najadi declaring himself a€˜a great believer in regionalisma€™. If anyone expected Hussain Najadi to be apologetic about Arab-Malaysiana€™s early success and defensive about the swirling gossip, some of it personal, they did not understand him and his style. Exuding the supreme confidence that irritated his critics, he announced his intention to become the leader of wholesale and corporate banking in Malaysia within five years, a target he reached in two years. He then lifted his sights to be the biggest in Southeast Asia within five years, a goal he achieved this time with four years to spare...a€ -- Barry Wain, Singapore (former Managing Editor of Wall Street Journal (Asia)/author/lecturer) a€œThis book is an affirmation of belief in lifea€™s purpose, of a spirit of adventure, and of unbridled optimism. The dramatic arc of my story rises in success, surely, but cannot be said to crash in tragedy; the setbacks I have faced have fed my further growth as wave feeds energy to wave. The holistic moral of any mana€™s life story a€“ and I have no doubt each man has his own lesson to learn a€“ is best appreciated when seen from a distance, with the benefit of time and perspective. Only then is the landscape laid out in its full beauty: the hills and valleys, the glittering sea on the horizon...a€ -- Hussain Najadimy idea of a Euro-Asia centre and had in fact already decided to assemble a group of fifty leading industrialists and corporate ... Both sides were successful; together, we managed to bring in powerful houses like Shell, Mitsubishi, Sony Corporation, BNP Paribas, Epson of ... of the deal for the Philippine National Bank, they arranged for me to pay a courtesy call on President Marcos, who had instructed heanbsp;...


Title:The Sea and the Hills
Author: Hussain Najadi
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2012-03-23
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