Elle Chua Hui Ying
Elle Chua graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Master in Business Administrative (MBA) from Cardiff Metropolitan University. She started her career as a sales executive in a chemical distribution company in the coatings industry. At the age of 26, she was the youngest Regional Sales Manager for Asia Pacific in a multinational corporation specialized in tinting solution systems. She was based in Netherlands, Italy, Finland and France for a few months for a management trainee programme. Two years later, she landed a new role in a French mining company as Asia Market Manager, developing new business opportunities in Asia Pacific.
Elle founded a company called Epic Seats Sdn Bhd, a venture with her partner from CACCINA, Malaysia’s biggest sofa manufacturer since 1973. Their current major brand is CACCINA, and the first flagship showroom is located in Uptown Damansara. She strongly believes that women can become world leaders and should not be afraid to speak up for themselves. Her favourite quote is “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney.