From Crisis to Crisis

Adamopoulos, William
February 2009
Forbes Asia;2/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p3
The article focuses on how the author as the president of "Forbes Asia," overcame several challenges to establish the journal in Asia. He says that he joined the journal 10 years ago and was given the mission to establish the journal as number one in Asia. He moved to Singapore, when the country was still in the grip of an economic slowdown. Today Forbes has become the largest global business publication brand in Asia, with circulation of around 340,000 across four editions.


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