Dr Abdul Rashid

Executive Director & CEO, Pegasus Education Group

Dr. Rashid started his career in Singapore in the Shipping Industry with Maersk Lines before making the switch to Advertising and later to the Hospitality and Theme Park Industry.

He was the General Manager of a Club Hotel in Singapore which won Trip Advisor’s Top 11 Hotel award. During his 30 years of C-Suites Experience, he also served as an Adjunct Senior Lecturer for Private Education Organisations like the Marketing Institute of Singapore, Institute of Advertising Singapore, University of Wales (Bangor), University of Tasmania, Bradford University, Curtin University, Oklahoma City University and also London Chamber of Commerce and Industry courses in Business, Tourism and Hospitality.

Currently Dr Rashid is the Executive Director and CEO of Pegasus Joint Stock Company which has 3 major divisions in Vietnam i.e. Real Estate, Catering for Singapore International Schools and Pegasus International College. In his current position, Dr Rashid also acts as the Business Development Director for the KinderWorld Education Group and has travelled to all Countries in ASEAN and lately to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in Central Asia to open up new markets for the Group’s portfolio of SBUs.

He is a Chartered Marketer with CIMUK and is also a member of the Marketing Institute of Singapore. He is a much sought after Speaker for Education themed Conferences and recently presented a paper on how Private Schools can use branding techniques to improve revenues and create brand equity for their brands.

Dr. Rashid is also a Competent Toastmaster and is graded as a “humorous speaker. He currently sits on the Education Governing Council for Singapore International Schools. Dr. Rashid earned a doctorate in education from Edith Cowan University and a Master of Science in International Marketing from Strathclyde University. He also holds many Professional Diplomas from Professional Bodies like CIMUK, CAM UK and IAAS USA. In his spare time, Dr Rashid loves creating obstacle games with his son using the UNREAL game platform.

Session

Nov 25, 12.10 PM - Panel Discussion: Franchising Outlook & Opportunities in Vietnam

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