Board of Directors
Mr. Cheong Weixiong, Jeff
Mr. Cheong was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director on 18 April 2017, and was subsequently appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board on 8 June 2017. He was last re-elected on 27 October 2017. On 4 October 2019, he was re-designated to Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman. He is also the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees as well as a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Cheong has over 14 years of experience in the areas of investment advisory and capital markets, where he provided advisory services to institutions, corporations and high net worth investors. He is currently the group chief executive officer and executive director of Sinjia Land Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”). He also serves on the board of Fortune Asia Long Short Fund.
Mr. Cheong holds the Executive Master in Business Administration from the Singapore Management University.
Mr. Lee Chye Cheng, Adrian
Mr. Lee was appointed to the Board on 11 January 2011. He was formerly the Managing Director of the Company, and was re-designated to a Non-Executive Director on 10 May 2016. He was last re-elected on 27 October 2016. On 3 October 2019, he was re-designated to Independent Director. He is also a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Mr. Lee accumulated rich multidisciplinary experience in the corporate sector from his experience in various industries including energy, financial services, real estate and hospitality. He also serves on the boards of other companies, such as Interlink Petroleum Limited which is listed in India and Raimon Land Plc, which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Mr. Jeffrey Pang Kee Chai
Chief Executive Officer
and Executive Director
Mr. Pang is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on 10 May 2016. He was last re-elected on 27 October 2017. He is also a member of the Nominating Committee.
Mr. Pang is primarily responsible for oversight and management of the Group’s operations and corporate developments of the Group. He has been with the Group since July 2011. He joined as the Chief Financial Officer to oversee and control the Group’s overall accounting and finance function, tax, compliance and reporting matters. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Pang was a financial controller of a private investment group involved in sectors such as oil and gas, real estate, and food and beverage. He had also held senior finance position at an automotive group and served as an external auditor at Deloitte & Touche.
Mr. Pang, who has more than 19 years of audit and commercial experience, is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Ong Beng Chye
Mr. Ong was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director on 11 August 2016, and was last re-elected on 26 October 2018. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
Mr. Ong has more than 28 years of experience in areas such as accounting, auditing, public listings, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and business advisory. He is currently a director of Appleton Global Pte Ltd, a business management and consultancy firm. He also serves on the boards as an independent director of other companies listed on the SGX-ST, namely ES Group (Holdings) Limited, Geo Energy Resources Limited, Hafary Holdings Ltd and IPS Securex Holdings Limited.
Mr. Ong holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from City, University of London. 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 member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.