ABOUT TRAVELITE HOLDINGS LIMITED
Travelite Holdings Limited is Singapore's leading brand management company and was established in 1986 by our founder, Mr Thang Teck Jong. Over the years, we have diversified our product mix to include menswear, ladies fashion and other travel-related accessories.
We currently represent over 20 international brands, either as a licensee or distributor, to market their products across various parts of Southeast Asia. Our distribution channel consists of departmental stores, chain of specialty stores, third party retail outlets, gift redemption and corporate gift programs in Singapore and Malaysia; and wholesale distribution to third party distributors in countries such as Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, the PRC, Thailand and Vietnam.
Travelite Holdings was initially listed on the former SGX-SESDAQ on 16 May 2007 and successfully upgraded to the SGX Mainboard on 24 August 2009, marking a significant milestone in the history of Travelite Holdings Ltd.
To be the leading Lifestyle Brand Management company in Asia and key international markets
Enhance shareholders’ value through a continued focus on profitability.
Increase consumer loyalty through excellent customer service.
Expand our brand representation & product segments through strategic acquisitions, joint ventures or alliances.
Board of Directors
THANG TECK JONG
He is the Executive Chairman of the Company. Mr Thang formulates the Group’s strategic directions and expansion plans. As the founder, he has been instrumental in the growth and development of the Group since its inception in 1986.
Mr Thang is currently the Vice Chairman of the Townsville Primary School Advisory Committee and has been a member for the past 9 years. In 2010, he received the Service to Education Award (Pewter) from Ministry of Education for his long-term contribution. Mr Thang was named as one of the Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 by ASME and the Rotary Club of Singapore. He was bestowed an Honorary Doctorate degree (PhD) by Akamai University, Hawaii in July 2006.
FOONG DAW CHING
He is the Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr Foong is currently one of the Senior Partners of Baker Tilly TFW LLP, a mid-tier audit firm in Singapore. He has more than 36 years of audit experience with six years of experience with an international audit firm.
Mr Foong was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) by the President of Singapore in 2003. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a Fellow member of CPA, Australia and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He is an Independent Director of Suntar Eco-city Limited, listed on SGX Mainboard. He is also an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Starland Holdings Ltd, which is listed on Catalist.
DR CLEMEN CHIANG WEN YUAN
He is an Independent Director and Chairman of Remuneration and Nominating Committee of the Company. He has been the chief executive officer of Aly Pte. Ltd. since 2016. Aly Pte. Ltd. is a fintech company that provides real-time information on trades made by sophisticated investors to help retail investors make better investment decisions with greater confidence based on market knowledge they never had before. It secured investment from Quest Ventures, a leading venture fund for technology companies that have scalability and replicability in large internet communities. It was supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore under the Interactive & Digital Media Strategic Research Programme.
Dr Clemen Chiang Wen Yuan is a chartered fellow of the Chartered Management Institute in the United Kingdom, and a chartered marketer and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom. He obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the Nanyang Technological University in 2000, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville, United States in 2002 and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Canberra, Australia in 2017.
Group Financial Controller
Ms Joanne Wong joined us in March 2020 as the Group Financial Controller and is responsible for the overall financial strategy, business performance, and accounting operations of the Group. She also acts as the joint company secretary for the Group.
Ms Wong brings with her a wealth of experience spanning across 18 years, in financial audit, accounting, taxation, treasury, project management, and budgetary control from various industries, including retail, F&B, healthcare, and aviation.
She is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
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