Board of Directors
Mr Lim Wee Li
Executive Chairman and CEO
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 the 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 Ong Beng Chye
Lead Independent Director
Mr Ong Beng Chye is the Lead Independent Director of the Group.He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours Degree from The City University, London in 1990 and has more than 22 years of experience in the finance sector. Mr Ong is currently a Director of Appleton Global Pte Ltd, a business management and consultancy services firm. He is also serving as an Independent Director of other listed companies in Singapore. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Financial Analyst conferred by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and a non-practising Chartered Accountant (Singapore).
Mr Kesavan Nair
Kesavan Nair is an Independent Director of the Group and was appointed to the Board on 27 June 2011. He was redesignated from Non-Executive Director to Independent Director on 21 August 2012. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of Singapore and has been a director of Genesis Law Corporation since 2008, practises in the area of civil and criminal litigation. He was a partner in David Lim & Partners from 2003 to 2008, a partner in Harry Elias Partnership from 2000 to 2003 and a partner in M.P.D. Nair & Co. from 1992 to 2000. Mr Nair graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from The University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1988. 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.
Ms Joanne Khoo Su Nee
Ms Joanne Khoo Su Nee was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 3 October 2012. She is currently a director of Bowmen Capital Private Limited, a company that provides business and management consultancy services and an independent director of Teho International Inc Ltd. Ms Khoo has more than 17 years experience in corporate finance and business advisory services. From 2008 to 2012, she was a director of corporate finance at Canaccord Genuity Singapore Pte. Ltd. Prior to this, she was involved in a wide range of corporate finance activities in the employment of Phillip Securities Pte Ltd and Hong Leong Finance Limited. From 2000 to 2004, she was with Stone Forest Consulting Pte Ltd where she was involved in providing consultancy services to companies seeking public listings in Singapore. From 1997 to 2000, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in 1996. She was admitted as a Certified Public Accountant by the CPA Australia in 1999 and a Chartered Accountant under the Malaysian Institute of Accountants in 2000.