Life at BurdaLuxury – Valerie Leong

Life at BurdaLuxury – Valerie Leong

Valerie is the Head of Sales at BurdaLuxury Singapore, where she leads the sales team and manages sales as well as revenue-related projects.

What sort of duties do you have at work?

I'm the head of sales at BurdaLuxury Singapore, and I lead the sales team for all sales & revenue related projects - including advertising and partnerships.

What’s your most-used productivity hack?

A daily to-do list, it keeps me in check on what has to be done, and striking the off gives me a quick sense of accomplishment,

What do you think are the key skills needed to become successful in sales?

To be thick skinned and not afraid of rejections. In addition, I feel that a sales person needs to be flexible and adaptable to all situations.

What show are you currently binge-watching?

A netflix drama called Extraordinary Attorney Woo. I just need a show to laugh/cry at times.

What are the values that drive you?

Honesty, Responsibility, Empathy, Teamwork and Gratitude. These are applicable for me whether as a colleague, leader and at home too.

Maneekan Viratham Poonsawat

Regional Senior Executive - Communications & Corporate Development