Mr Lim Wee Li is Executive Chairman and CEO of the Group and is currently responsible for the formulation of its strategic directions and expansion plans, and managing its overall business development. In addition, Mr Lim oversees sales, marketing and business development and liaises with brand principals for securing distribution rights for the Group. He has been working in the Group since 1991 and spearheaded the growth of its business and operations to the present size and scale. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Corporate Finance from University of North Texas, USA in 1988. He was awarded Top Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 by the Association of Small and Medium Enterprise and Rotary Club of Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce.
Mr Loy Soo Toon, James
James is Executive Director for Business Development. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on 10 Feb 2020 to help the Company identify new business opportunities and to diversify into strategic investments that will enhance shareholders value. He was a Local Merit Scholar and holds a Bachelor in Accountancy. He is also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. James started his career in Price Waterhouse as an auditor before moving on to become CFO of a SGX mainboard listed company at the age of 31. Since then he has held many other senior management positions in various companies and also consulted in mergers and acquisitions and public listings of companies in regional stock exchanges.
Mr Lau Kay Heng
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer
Mr Lau is an Executive Director of the Company and was appointed as the Chief Investment Officer on 01 October 2020. He was conferred the prestigious Public Service Commission of Singapore Scholarship and graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science degree. He has over 20 years of senior corporate management and advisory experience spanning the Asia Pacific region with American multinationals and Singapore listed companies in the medical, chemical, pharmaceutical, interior floor covering and environmental protection industries. He is currently the Managing Director of Stirling Coleman Capital Limited, an independent corporate advisory firm specializing in corporate finance advisory, private equity, fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, IPO transactions in Singapore, China, Japan, Korea, Australia and ASEAN. He is also on the Board of two other listed companies as Independent Non-executive director.
Mr Teo Choon Kow, William
Lead Independent Director
Mr William Teo is the Lead Independent Director of the Company and was appointed on 1 February 2019. Mr Teo has retired since 2004 and is now focusing on his independent directorships in Singapore listed companies and on other principal commitments. Mr Teo is currently an independent director of Wee Hur Holdings Ltd, PSL Holdings Limited, DLF Holdings Limited and Datapulse Technology Limited. Prior to that, he was a director of Ascendent Technology Pte. Ltd. and Fral Ballistic Pte. Ltd. From 1997 to 2004, he was the vice-president of Walden International Investment Group where he was responsible for its investment function. From 1989 to 1997, he was a senior manager with Coopers & Lybrand Management Consultants Pte Ltd, involved in corporate finance work. He is a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He holds a Master in Management from Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.
Mr Kesavan Nair
Lead Independent Director
Mr Kesavan Nair is an Independent Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 27 June 2011. Mr Nair is an Advocate and Solicitor and commenced his practice with M.P.D. Nair & Co., in 1992. He is presently a Director with Bayfront Law LLC. Mr Nair graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from The University College of Wales. 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. Mr Nair also serves as an independent director of other listed companies in Singapore.