SEBASTIAN TAN CHER LIANG Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Tan was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 5 November 2003. He chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee.
In May 2000, he co-founded Boardroom Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange. He was the Managing/Finance Director of Boardroom Limited from May 2000 to March 2013. Having retired from Boardroom Limited, he continues to be an Advisor. Prior to May 2000, he was with Ernst & Young Singapore and its affiliates since September 1973.
Mr Tan is currently an Independent Non-Executive of Kingsmen Creatives Ltd and Wilton Resources Corporation Ltd. He is also a Trustee of Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and a director of D S Lee Foundation, EtonHouse Community Fund Ltd and Children’s Charities Association.
He is a qualified financial professional from the Association of Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom. He was conferred the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1996.
KHUA HOCK SU Group Advisor
Mr Khua was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 5 November 2003. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Khua is currently the Group Chairman of Lian Hup Group, which was founded in 1952. With over 53 years of experience in business, he has been instrumental in the strategic direction and development of the Group, which has diverse interests in steel trading, investment, real estate development and logistics services.
Mr Khua is the permanent honorary president of Public Free Clinic Society, and an honorary president of the Singapore Buddhist Lodge. He is an honorary committee member of the Singapore Metal and Machinery Association, and the honorary president of Nanyang Kuah Si Association.
ERIC KHUA KIAN KEONG Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Khua was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 5 November 2003. He is a member of the Nominating Committee. He is also an alternate director of Freight Management Holdings Berhad, an associated company listed on Bursa Malaysia.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and graduated cum laude from University of the Pacific, United States in 1987.
Mr Khua is the past president of the Singapore Metal and Machinery Association, a council member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, vice-chairman of Singapore-China Business Association, a board member and head of External Affairs at Singapore Thong Chai Medical Institute. He also serves as a patron at Telok Blangah Citizens’ Consultative Committee.
In addition, Mr Khua is the president of Nanyang Kuah Si Association, president at the Pei Tong Primary School advisory committee, and a member of the school management committee of Catholic High School. He is an executive committee member at Singapore Ann Kway Association.
Mr Khua is board chairman of Fujian Anxi No. 8 Middle School, vice-president of World Quanzhou Youth Friendship Association, vice-president of Anxi Charity Federation and Anxi Fenglai Guitou Charity Federation. In 2009, He was awarded “Outstanding Charitable Works Contribution” by Fujian Provincial Government, People’s Republic of China.
HENRY CHUA TIONG HOCK Executive Director and Chief Corporate Development Officer
Mr Chua is an Executive Director since 22 December 1999. He was also appointed as Chief Corporate Development Officer on 5 January 2006. He is concurrently a director of Sabana Shari’ah Compliant REIT and Freight Management Holdings Berhad, Malaysia, as well as a number of other subsidiaries in the Group.
Previously, he represented the Group as a director in listed subsidiaries, Freight Links Express Holdings (Australia) Limited, Freight Links Express Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited and Cybermast Limited.
He designed and built the Group’s first warehouse at Toh Guan Road in 1989 and is currently developing the 9th project at Gul Circle.
Mr Chua obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Singapore. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Personnel Management.
THOMAS WOO SAI MENG Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer
Mr Woo is Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer of Vibrant Group Ltd. He joined the Group in May 1997 and was its Chief Financial Officer until November 2010 before his current appointment as Chief Investment Officer. Mr Woo was appointed an Executive Director in September 2001 and concurrently sits on the board of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries and associates. He is also a non-executive director of Figtree Holdings Ltd, a company listed on Catalist in Nov 2013.
As Chief Investment Officer, Mr Woo’s current responsibilities include identifying, evaluating and executing investment opportunities with a view to growing and enhancing the Group’s asset, business and investment portfolio for higher returns. He is also involved in charting the Group’s strategies and corporate restructuring activities.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr Woo has held senior managerial appointments with a number of private sector organizations across a wide spectrum of industries. He has extensive experience in finance and commerce covering financial management and corporate strategy, securities trading & investment, management consulting, operations management and international trading.
Mr Woo received his Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of New England, Australia and earned his MBA from the University of Queensland, Australia.
Mr Woo is a fellow member of both the CPA Australia and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
DEREK LOH EU TSE Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Loh was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 5 November 2003. He chairs the Remuneration and Nominating Committees and is a member of the Audit Committee.
He graduated with honours from Cambridge University and practices law in Singapore as an Executive Director of TSMP Law Corporation. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court.
Mr Loh is also an Independent Director of Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited (a member of the Irish Stock Exchange), Metech International Ltd and Adventus Holdings Ltd. He is a member of the Board of Governors of Saint Joseph’s Institution (“SJI”) in Singapore and also a trustee and a member of the Management Committee of the SJI Foundation.