CHARLES CHAN CHOONG POH Chief Operating Officer, Vibrant Group Limited
Mr Chan joined the Group as Chief Operating Officer in July 2012 to oversee its operations management, business development and technology deployment. Preceding this appointment, Mr Chan has more than 37 years of working experience in the public and private sectors. He has held various senior positions in the defence, supply chain management, international air express and IT industries. When he was the General Manager of a leading air express MNC, he set up its first express logistics centre in South East Asia. At another leading logistics company, he headed a team responsible for establishing a nation-wide warehousing and distribution network in China which covered more than 1,000 cities and towns.
Mr Chan obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde and a Master of Science degree in Distribution Technology and Management from Cranfield University, both in the UK.
SIMON SIM GEOK BENG Chief Financial Officer, Vibrant Group Limited
Mr Sim was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 1 December 2010. Before this appointment, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance from 1 July 2005 and Vice-President, Finance when he joined on 12 June 2000. He sits on the board of a number of the Group’s subsidiaries and associates.
Mr Sim has more than 29 years of working experience in finance, taxation and accounting, of which 22 years were spent holding senior positions. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Sim had related experience in various industries ranging from audit, insurance, airfreight, logistics, manufacturing and trading.
Mr Sim is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) in Management Studies from the University of London.
LAWRENCE SIM KAY SIN Executive Vice President, Vibrant Group Limited
Mr. Sim was initially engaged as General Manager for the LTH Group of Companies in December 2006. In July 2008, he was re-designated to Senior Vice President (for Greater China) with Vibrant.
Mr. Sim has had more than 35 years of experience in operations, sales, marketing, business development and management from various industries. Prior to joining LTH, he also held senior management appointments with various MNCs where he spearheaded and successfully established multiple key strategic logistic centres in Vietnam where essential services include freight management, warehousing, transportation, distribution and customization.
As Senior Vice President for Greater China, Mr. Sim was instrumental in the transformation and enhancement of Vibrant’s logistics operations and the recent real estate development in China.
JOHN LIM SUI SEN Senior Vice President (Projects)
Mr Lim is the Senior Vice President (Projects) of Vibrant Group Limited. He supports the Group in projects development work. Prior to that, he was responsible for credit management. Mr Lim has been with the group since January 2004.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr Lim had worked with a leading express and logistics company for more than 12 years in the area of credit management, operations and projects.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Business (in the field of Accountancy) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
MICHELLE TAN Vice President (Human Resource)
Ms Tan joined the Group in April 2004 and moved up the ranks to become Vice President (Human Resource) on 1 July 2011. She supports the Group’s human resource functions for the Group’s local and overseas subsidiaries.
Prior to joining the Group, Ms Tan has more than 12 years of human resource and administration exposure in both MNCs and local companies.
Ms Tan holds a Bachelor of Business (Business Administration) specialising in Human Resource from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
KOW JIANN LUEN Vice President (IT)
Mr Kow joined the Group in June 2013 as a Vice President of IT and is responsible in overseeing the entire IT infrastructure and streamlining the IT operations to align with the business objectives.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Computer Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has more than 18 years of experiences in software solution and development. Prior to joining the group, Mr Kow had worked with a leading local Singapore based 3PL in areas of product development of logistics software.