Mr. Chen Yong HuaExecutive Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. Chen Yong Hua was appointed as Executive Chairman and Executive Director on 12 January 2012. He is responsible for leading the Board and ensuring the overall effectiveness of the Board and its Board Committees as well as working alongside with the Chief Executive Officer on strategies. He is also responsible for the oversight of the Group’s infrastructural materials and services businesses in China.
Mr. Chen brings with him a wealth of experience in corporate leadership and management from his involvement in the operations of companies across various industries in China. These businesses include primary land development, quarry, ready-mix concrete manufacturing, real estate development, logistics and newspaper printing. Mr. Chen holds several directorships in a few private Chinese companies.
Mr. Neo Cheow HuiChief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Neo Cheow Hui is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Group. He is responsible for the oversight of the Group’s businesses in Singapore, as well as the overall management of the Group, setting corporate direction and leading the senior management in strengthening the Group’s businesses and competitiveness for sustainable success. His extensive experience in the warehousing and logistics industry played a pivotal role in developing high level strategies and making major corporate investments over the last 20 years.
Mr. Neo joined the Group in 1995, and rose through the ranks to become the Chief Operating Officer in 2005 and was subsequently promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 3 January 2012.
Mr. Loy Soo ChewLead Independent Director
Mr. Loy Soo Chew was appointed as a Lead Independent Director of the Company on 15 April 2019. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr. Loy has been the Group Managing Director of Kian Ann Group since 2014. He is primarily responsible in exploring and evaluating new business opportunities, as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Group. Mr. Loy joined Kian Ann Group in 1996 as the Finance Manager, rose through the ranks to become the Executive Director, and subsequently, promoted to Group Managing Director.
Mr. Loy obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Leeds in 2000 and graduated with a Bachelor of Business (major in Professional Accounting) from the University of Southern Queensland in 1996. He is an Associate of CPA Australia.
Mr. Andrew Chua Thiam ChweeIndependent Director
Mr. Andrew Chua was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director of the Company on 30 September 2015. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
A veteran banker, Mr. Chua has over 30 years of banking experience with his last position held as Managing Director of Enterprise Banking in DBS Bank Ltd. Currently, Mr. Chua is the Managing Director at SME Care Pte Ltd. He is also the Honorary Chairman of the West Coast Citizens’ Consultative Committee.
Mr. Chua graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Singapore in 1976.
Mr. Ho Ying MingIndependent Director
Mr. Ho Ying Ming was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 30 September 2015. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.
Mr. Ho is a partner with Shook Lin & Bok LLP since 2011 and specialises in corporate finance. He has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, complex corporate restructuring and reorganisations, as well as private equity investments. He advises global private equity and venture capital firms, financial institutions, emerging growth companies, sovereign wealth funds, and multinational corporates in an extensive range of corporate transactions including public takeovers, private acquisitions, and joint ventures.
Prior to joining Shook Lin & Bok LLP, Mr. Ho worked with a leading international firm in Singapore and China, as well as a leading local firm in Singapore, where he advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, and venture capital transactions.
Mr. Ho graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 2002.
Mr. Wong Quee Quee, JeffreyIndependent Director
Mr. Jeffrey Wong was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 15 April 2019. He is a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
Mr. Wong is a partner with Solitaire LLP since January 2023. Prior to joining Solitaire LLP, Mr. Wong was the Chief Executive Officer of Soochow CSSD Capital Markets (Asia) Pte. Ltd. and subsequently, its Senior Adviser.
His preceding work experience with Religare Capital Markets (“RCM”) group includes being Head of Investment Banking and Chief Operating Officer for RCM’s international business. His career with UBS AG, Singapore branch, initially started as a member of the Transactions Legal team and, subsequently as an investment banker in the Equity Capital Markets team. Before joining UBS AG, Mr. Wong practised law at Allen & Gledhill LLP.
Mr. Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 2000. He completed the Chartered Valuer and Appraiser programme from Nanyang Technological University and obtained a Diploma in Regulatory Compliance from International Compliance Association. Mr. Wong is also an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.