TAN KENG BOON
NON-INDEPENDENCE AND NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Mr. Tan Keng Boon was appointed as Non-Independence and Non-Executive Chairman to the Group on 16 May 2016. Mr. Tan, an established private equity investor, is the Managing Director of venture and private equity funds managed by Seavi Advent, a group of fund management companies. He has overall responsibility for Seavi Advent’s investment activities in the Asia Pacific region, and has sponsored, led or co-led investments in over 80 companies. Mr. Tan’s career highlights include serving as the Chairman of the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association from 1993 to 2001. Over the last 25 years, Mr. Tan has served on the boards of various listed companies. Mr. Tan was previously co-founder and General Manager of Semicon Industries and earlier worked for DBS Bank and ExxonMobil Singapore. Mr. Tan received a Bachelor of Engineering Degree and a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Singapore.
FOO SEY LIANG
Mr Foo Sey Liang was appointed an Executive Director of our Group on 10 April 2014. Mr Foo is the signification investor of the Group. He develops and monitors strategies for ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organisation. Mr Foo has over 20 years of experience in the construction business.
Mr Teo was appointed a Non-Executive Director of our Group on 13 November 2014. Mr Teo is an Investment Director with SEAVI Advent Corporation Ltd, the Asian affiliate of Boston-based Advent International private equity group. Mr Teo manages direct investments in Asia, and focuses on the electronics, chemical, engineering and technology segments. Prior to joining SEAVI Advent, he was with Keppel Corporation Ltd., conducting business development activities for Keppel’s offshore and marine businesses. Mr Teo started his career as an Engineer in SGS-Thomson Microelectronics. Mr Teo holds two Masters’ degrees; Master of Science Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering (1998) and Master of Science Degree in Applied Finance (2000) from the National University of Singapore. Mr Teo graduated from the same university with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours) in 1996. Mr Teo was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst by the CFA Institute in 2001.
HARRY NG WENG SUI
Mr Harry Ng was appointed as a Independent Director of our Group on 10 April 2014. He is currently the Executive Director of HLM (International) Corporate Services Pte. Ltd., a company that provides corporate services, including business consultancy, corporate advisory, and accounting and secretarial services. He is also an independent director of SGX-listed Oxley Holdings Limited, Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited, Artivision Technologies Ltd and IEV Holdings Limited, where he is chairman of the audit committee. Mr Ng has more than 30 years of experience in accountancy, audit and finance. He is currently a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He obtained a Master of Business Administration (General Business Administration) from The University of Hull, UK.
Mr. Kesavan Nair was appointed as an Independent Director of HG Metal Manufacturing Limited since April 16, 2014. Mr. Nair graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from The University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1988. He was admitted as a Barrister-at Law, Middle Temple in 1990, a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory in 1991 and an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1992. He is an Advocate and Solicitor with the firm of Genesis Law Corporation since 2008, practicing in the area of civil and criminal litigation and corporate law. Mr. Nair was previously a Partner with M.P.D. Nair & Co. (1992 to 2000), Harry Elias Partnership (2000 to 2003) and David Lim & Partners (2003 to 2008), Mr. Nair has been an Independent Director of Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd. since June 27, 2011 and IEV Holdings Limited since September 29, 2011 as well as a Non-Executive Independent Director of Elektromotive Group Limited since February 14, 2013.