Management Team

Mr Shin Taeyang

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Shin joined the Group on 15 August 2016 as Managing Director of HG Construction Steel Pte Ltd and was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer on 1st of January 2019.  He is responsible for the overall management and operations of the group as well as building and the implementing business strategies of the Group.

Mr Shin has more than 13 years of experience in managing company, marketing strategy planning and business development. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Singapore branch representative of a top 3 steel mill and trading company in Korea. Mr Shin brings with him his vast knowledge gained in the steel industry which includes, managing Cut, Bend & Prefabrication production, procurement strategy development, rebar sales forecasting and planning, developing after sales services process and many more.

Mr. Shin holds a Bachelor of Biology & Journalism from Korea University.

Ms Sharon Tay

Financial Controller

Ms Tay joined the group in October 2013 and was appointed as a Financial Controller of the Group on 30 January 2015. She is in charge of overseeing finance, accounting, tax and treasury functions of the Group.

Ms Tay has over 20 years of working experience in finance, accounting and auditing. Prior to joining the Group, she had held various management appointments in listed companies and government-related organizations.

Ms Tay holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Accounting and Financial Management from University of Sheffield (UK), and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.

Mr Royston Johns

Head of HGMML

Mr. Royston Johns joined the group on 1st of May 2016 and was appointed as General Manager (Sales) overseeing the sales and marketing department. He is responsible for the group sales, customer service and business development.

Mr. Royston Johns brings with him more than 30 years of experience in sales, customer service, business development, shipping, warehousing and operations in the marine & offshore industry and industrial sector.

Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Royston Johns has 9 years of experience in the steel stock holders business with Continental Steel Pte Ltd as a deputy head of Sales.

Mr. Royston Johns holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from La Trobe University (Australia), a Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), and a Diploma in Sales & Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore.