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 was named as one of the Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 by ASME and the Rotary Club of Singapore. He received the Service to Education Award (Pewter) from Ministry of Education for his long-term contributions. He was conferred a Master’s Degree of Business Administration (EMBA) by University of Hull.
FOONG DAW CHING
Lead Independent Director
Mr Foong Daw Ching is our Lead Independent Director
and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He has more
than 30 years of audit experience and was the managing
partner of Baker Tilly TFW LLP and the Regional Chairman of Baker Tilly International Asia Pacific Region. He retired as managing partner of Baker Tilly TFW LLP and stepped down as the Regional Chairman of Baker Tilly International Asia Pacific Region in 2010 and 2016 respectively.
He is an Independent Director and the chairman of the
audit committee of Suntar Eco-city Limited, and Luminor
Financial Holdings Limited (formerly known as Starland
Holdings Limited). All these companies are listed on the
SGX-ST. He was awarded the Merit Service Award by the
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore in
2000, and a Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) by the President of Singapore in 2003.
Mr Foong is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a
Fellow of CPA Australia.
Board of Directors
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
As the Group Financial Controller, Ms Joanne Wong 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 20 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). In March 2021, she obtained a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Human Resources Management from Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.
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