Upclose and Personal with Douglas Foo

Douglas Foo, founder and executive chairman of Sakae Holdings; and co-chairperson of TAFEP, uncovers the HR learning in growing from a start-up to an established brand, in conversation with Jerene Ang

From a start-up to Singapore’s leading kaiten (conveyor belt) sushi chain, how has your journey with Sakae Company been?

upcloseandpersonalwithdouglas2Besides working towards building 30,000 stores in five continents, we want to be a brand synonymous with Sushi, and offer healthy, fresh and quality Japanese food at value-for-money prices.


What sets us apart from the competition is our innovative culture, which propels us to the next level. We have always been the first in the market to deliver new dining experiences for our customers, and this continuous pursuit of excellence allows our team to reinvent, innovate and be creative.