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ABOUT US

ESTABLISHED IN 1948 IN MALANG, INDONESIA

Tolaram Group is headquartered in Singapore with business interests currently in Asia, Africa and Europe. We trade with companies in over 75 countries.


The Group has a diversified portfolio consisting of Consumer Goods, Infrastructure, Energy, Digital Services and other interests which include Distribution, Financial Services, Paper Products, Real Estate and Textiles.

C O M M I T M E N T C O U R A G E H U M I L I T Y T R U S T R E S P E C T

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TRUST

We are honest and direct in our dealings and always act with transparency.
We say what we mean, mean what we say and always keep our promises.

" When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant and effective."

Stephen R. Covey

Trust is at the very core of everything we try to do. If people trust us, they want to be associated with us. It’s that simple.

RESPECT

We respect our team members, our stakeholders, our heritage and our universe.
Because it’s a shared journey, we always seek a win-win outcome.

" When people honour each other, there is a trust established that leads to synergy, interdependence, and deep respect. Both parties make decisions and choices based on what is right, what is best, what is valued most highly. "

Blaine lee

It all starts from respecting ourselves, our team members, our stakeholders, our heritage and our universe. This includes our customers, vendors, competitors and shareholders.

Though we are not all the same, we are equals. And we will always seek a Win-Win outcome as a sign of Mutual Respect.

COMMITMENT

We committed to being sustainable over the long term through focus and depth in everything we do.

" Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. "

Mario Andretti

We intend to be here for good and do good so there must be focus and depth in everything we do for it to be sustainable over the long term

COURAGE

We want to surround ourselves with bold thinkers; and to always act with conviction.

" Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practise any other virtue consistently. "

Maya Angelou

We always support those who dare, because only with courage comes innovation.

HUMILITY

We endeavour to keep learning and letting our actions speak louder than our words.
We also appreciate that everyone we interact with has a contribution to make to our well-being.

" True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. "

CS Lewis

We believe that humility is all about having a quiet confidence without being arrogant. Accepting that there’s always something new to learn. And, most importantly, letting our actions speak louder than our words.

VISION

To be a company aligned with its values.

MISSION

To establish world-class companies in the spheres of Consumer Goods, Digital Services, Energy and Infrastructure in emerging markets.

Mohan Vaswani

Chairman

Mohan Vaswani joined the Group in 1957 and has since built various businesses across several locations. He has a wealth of experience in successfully creating and nurturing industrial developments and trading activities.

He is actively involved in the Tolaram Foundation and Rotary Club of Singapore.

Vishamkar Adnani

Vice Chairman

Vishamkar (Vishu) Adnani joined the Group in 1961 and has helped grow the organisation to its present stature. He played a significant role in building Tolaram's capability to trade in a range of products, particularly between Asia and Africa.

He is actively contributing to the Tolaram Foundation.

Sajen Aswani

Chief Executive

Sajen Aswani joined the Group in 1984 and became the Chief Executive in 2000. He is also a Director of the Family Business Network and a member of the Advisory Council to Nanyang Business School.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of London and a Master's degree in Management Science from the Imperial College, London.

Haresh Aswani

Managing Director,

Nigeria

Haresh Aswani joined the Group in 1984. He has been the Honorary Consul-General for Singapore in Nigeria since 2006. He has also received the Chieftaincy title in Nigeria "Baagbile Korede of Ota by the Olota of Ota" and the National Honour of MFR (Member of the Order of Federal Republic of Nigeria).

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston, US.

Sonny Aswani

Managing Director,

Estonia

Sonny Aswani joined the Group in 1985. He has been the Honorary Consul-General for Estonia in Singapore since 2008 and was conferred the White Cross medal by the President of the Republic of Estonia in 2001.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics from Richmond College, UK as well as a Master's Degree in Management Science from the University of Kent, UK.

Tom Vaswani

Director

Tom Vaswani joined the Group in 1993. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Social and Political Thought from the University of Warwick, UK.

Raj Vaswani

Director

Raj Vaswani joined the Group in 1995. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, US.