BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DR WANG KAI YUEN
Chairman and Non-Executive Independent Director

Dr. Wang was appointed to the Board on 1 May 2006. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. He retired as the Managing Director of Fuji Xerox Singapore Software Centre, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific in December 2009. He holds directorships in other public listed companies including ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd, COSCO Corporation (Singapore)
Ltd, Ezion Holdings Limited, Emas Offshore Limited and China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd. Dr. Wang was a Member of Parliament for the Bukit Timah Constituency from December 1984 to April 2006. He was the Chairman of Feedback Unit established by the Ministry of Community Development from 2002 till April 2006.

DATO’ DR ONG BEE HUAT
Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Dr. Ong is the founder of the Group. He is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic direction and planning as well as business development. Dato’ Dr. Ong is recognised as an outstanding entrepreneur and for his leadership. He was conferred the “Dato” title by the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia on 15 January 2000 and awarded the Doctor of Business Administration in 2001 by Wisconsin International University of the United States.

PROF WONG WEN-YOUNG, WINSTON
Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Prof. Wong, who holds a PhD (Physics) and Doctor of Science honoris causa from Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London, joined the Board on 27 February 2007. Conferred as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE), Prof. Wong is a well-known Taiwanese entrepreneur and is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of renowned Taiwanese electronics and plastics conglomerate Grace T.H.W Group. He is also the Founder and Director of Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, China; and the Founder and Director of Trust-Mart Co., Ltd. Prof. Wong has a wealth of experience and expertise in petrochemical products which adds value to the Group’s agriculture business.

MR ONG JIA MING, RYAN
Executive Director

Mr. Ong was appointed to the Board on 25 October 2016. He is also the Director of several of the Group’s key subsidiaries, with responsibilities including project management and business development. Mr. Ong was instrumental in securing numerous awards for the Group, such as Singapore Brands Award 2014, Singapore Successful Brands Award 2015 and the Midas Touch Award 2016.

DR CHEN SEOW PHUN, JOHN
Non-Executive Independent Director

Dr. Chen was appointed to the Board on 11 August 2006. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Dr. Chen is the Executive Chairman of Pavillon Holdings Ltd (formerly Thai Village Holdings Ltd); Chairman of SAC Capital Private Limited, Matex International Limited and Fu Yu Corporation Limited; Deputy Chairman of Hanwell Holdings Ltd and Tat Seng Packaging Group Ltd; and a Director of OKP Holdings Limited and Hiap Seng Engineering Ltd. Dr. Chen was a Member of Parliament from September 1988 to April 2006 and a Minister of State from March 1997 to November 2001.

DR LEE KUO CHUEN, DAVID
Non-Executive Independent Director

Dr. Lee was appointed to the Board on 30 April 2012. He is a Professor at the Singapore Institute of Management University and Vice President of The Economic Society of Singapore. He was the Group Managing Director of Auric Pacific Group Limited and Overseas Union Enterprise Limited. He was also the Director for Sim Kee Boon Institute for Finance Economics and an Independent Director for SHS Limited.