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  4th Quarter 2016 Newsletter  
     
Digital Vortex: Implications for the Boardroom
 
According to research conducted by IMD's Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, four of today's top 10 incumbents (in terms of market share) in each industry will be displaced by digital disruption in the next five years. Despite this, most Fortune 500 companies still do not have IT represented in the boardroom. Everyday, traditional firms are being disrupted by nimble and technology-savvy competitors who are not just start-ups, but well-capitalised technology giants. So what does this mean for companies that seem to be falling behind in capabilities such as data analytics, evidence-based decision making, platform building and e-commerce?

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First Batch of Senior-level Financial Sector Talent Graduates from the Asian Financial Leaders Programme
 
September 2016 saw the graduation of the inaugural batch of TMS Academy's Asian Financial Leaders Programme (AFLP). Developed in partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU), which was jointly awarded the mandate by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the AFLP aims to create a pipeline of Asian finance leaders who understand Asia and can lead Asian financial institutions. Furthermore, it strives to prepare senior-level talent in Asia's financial sector including banking, insurance, investments and private equity, to handle the growing complexity of Asia's financial institutions.

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WMI's Distinguished Leaders Series with Bridgewater
 
According to the Wall Street Journal in an article published in February 2016, Bridgewater is the most successful firm in the hedge-fund industry. Since inception in 1975, Bridgewater has earned $45 billion for its investors, more than any other hedge-fund manager. Its main hedge fund, Pure Alpha, has posted an average annualised return of 13%, after fees, over its lifetime. Thus it should be no surprise that the recent Distinguished Leaders Series hosted by the Wealth Management Institute (WMI) and facilitated by Bob Prince, the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bridgewater, was a sell-out success.

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DID YOU KNOW…
Apart from TMS Academy, Stewardship Asia and the Wealth Management Institute, Temasek Management Services (TMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings also offers Event Management Services and integrated end-to-end Business Services such as Payroll, Finance, Accounting, Board Services and IT Services. These services are delivered via its other subsidiaries: Trusted Board, Trusted Services and Trusted Source.
 
TMS Temasek Management Services (TMS) was incorporated in 1985, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. Today TMS provides a full range of business services as well as leadership development programmes to help organisations achieve growth in a competitive landscape. These services are provided through the following TMS subsidiaries:
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