Tan Sri Datuk G. Gnanalingam is a prominent Malaysian businessman. He is the current executive chairman of West Port, one of Malaysia's leading port operators. The US$700 million entity has chalked impressive heights with a consistent double-digit growth since it opened its doors for business in 1996 under his stewardship
The Singapore-born captain of industry, who grew up in Port Dickson and Kuala Pilah, is of Sri Lankan Tamil ancestry. He joined the privately held port in 1994 and was instrumental in steering the port into a leading cargo and freight player in Asia.