JANIFER YEO-TAN is a serial entrepreneur, who, through her passion for creating value, has built up a series of businesses ranging from Skincare and Medical Delivery Systems to innovative Compression Pump & Engine technology and award-winning restaurants in Malaysia. In addition to sitting on a number of Company Boards, she also Chairs the Board of an innovative Software Company in Australia.
Starting with humble beginnings and training in F&B at a Hotel Management School in Switzerland, she mastered tight cost control and strong leadership skills. Those skills nurtured in her the ability to ask difficult questions, seek out inefficiencies and better understand where to extract value. She has honed these core skills and thrived with them in enabling and developing a wide range of businesses.
She co-founded the JYSK Group with her medical doctor husband, DR SK Tan, in 2000. Within the JYSK Group, they built up the DRx Group of companies, including the DRx Clinic and DRx Aesthetics which they successfully sold off to a MNC in 2010. The JYSK group currently boasts medical and aesthetics business units such as IDS (Innovative Dermatological Solutions) Clinic, IDS Aesthetics, IDS Skincare and HVNS Productions. They are also significant equity shareholders in other diverse industries overseas - Illustris (USA - R&D in Molecular Delivery Technology), Novaremed (Switzerland - R&D in Pharmaceuticals), and Implite (Israel - Medical devices).