Sydney Tan Stamps Her Mark on the Tyre Industry

THE TYRE MARKS ARE FEMININE

Maxxis' Sydney Tan Stamps Her Mark on the Tyre Industry

“I had to be very assertive and vocal on what I think is right.” Maxxis Asia Pacific Managing Director Datuk Sydney Tan speaks to AWANI Review’s Cynthia Ng on being put at the helm of a family business in a male-dominated industry.

  Youthful but discerning, soft-spoken yet articulate. Sporting a feminine cut dress and Salvatore Ferragamo pumps during an interview with AWANI Review, Datuk Sydney Tan strikes an unusual figure in the tyre industry, what more managing one of the major international brands in the region. “I am pretty thick skinned and don’t take things too personally,” says Sydney with a smile. “In a male-dominant industry, I had to be very assertive and vocal on what I think is right.” At...

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