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KWEK LENG HAI

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Member, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee

Mr Kwek was appointed to the Board on 17 May 2005 and was last re-elected as a Director at the Company’s Annual General Meeting on 19 October 2017.

 

Mr Kwek is the Chairman of Guoco Group Limited and the Chairman of Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited, both listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. His directorships in other public listed companies include Hong Leong Bank Berhad, listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, and GuocoLand Limited which is listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. He is also a director of Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Berhad and Bank of Chengdu Co., Ltd.

 

Mr Kwek qualified as a chartered accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has extensive experience in financial services, investment services, manufacturing and real estate.

PAUL JEREMY BROUGH

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee
Chairman, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee

Mr Brough was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2012 and was re-elected as a Director at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held on 19 October 2017.

 

Mr Brough was Chairman of Noble Group Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, from 11 May 2017 and became Chairman of its successor company, Noble Group Holdings Limited, which is not listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, on 21 December 2018.

 

Mr Brough joined the board of Vitasoy International Holdings Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, as a non-executive director, and assumed the chair of its audit committee in September 2016. He is also a non-executive director of Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong) Limited, a Hong Kong based restricted-licence bank, and chair of its audit and risk committee, and a non-executive director of The Executive Centre Limited, a privately owned Hong Kong company, and chair of its audit committee.

 

On 24 June 2019, Mr Brough joined the board of Toshiba Corporation, a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as a non-executive director.

 

Mr Brough joined KPMG Hong Kong in 1983 and held appointments as its Head of Consulting in 1995 and as Head of Financial Advisory Services in 1997. In 1999, he was appointed the Asia Pacific Head of KPMG’s Financial Advisory Services and a member of its global advisory steering group. He held the position of Regional Senior Partner of KPMG Hong Kong from 2009 before retiring in March 2012.

Mr Brough is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate of the Hong Kong Securities Institute.

CHUA KHENG YENG, JENNIE

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee

Member, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee

Ms Chua was appointed to the Board on 1 August 2012 and was re-elected as a Director at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held on 25 October 2018.

 

She is Chairman of Vanguard Healthcare, set up by the Ministry of Health and MOH Holdings to grow and support the development of eldercare facilities in Singapore. She is also Chairman of the Singapore Film Commission Advisory Committee and Deputy Chairman of Temasek Foundation International. She is Pro-chancellor of the Nanyang Technological University.

 

Ms Chua is a board director of MOH Holdings Pte. Ltd. She also sits on MOH Holdings’ Healthcare Infrastructure and Planning Committee.

Ms Chua is a Justice of the Peace and Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to The United Mexican States.

 

Ms Chua is a board director of two other entities listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange – GuocoLand Limited and Far East Orchard Limited.

Previous positions held include Chairman of Raffles International, President and CEO of Raffles Holdings, CEO of The Ascott Limited. She was Chairman of the Community Chest and Sentosa Cove. She was also the first and only woman Chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce in its 179-year history.

 

Ms Chua holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, New York, USA.

 

Awards and accolades which she has received include the President’s Special Recognition for Volunteerism and Philanthropy, Singapore National Day Awards including the Meritorious Service Medal, Outstanding Contribution to Tourism Award, Women’s World Excellence Awards, Travel Personality of the Year Award, amongst others.

TEO LAI WAH TIMOTHY

Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman, Audit and Risk Management Committee

Mr Teo was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2013 and is proposed for re-election as a Director at the Company’s Annual General Meeting to be held on 24 October 2019.

 

Mr Teo serves on the boards of St Luke’s Elder Care, Jurong Health Fund and Singapore Arts School Ltd.

 

Besides these appointments, Mr Teo is also a board member of another listed company, GuocoLand Limited.

 

Mr Teo was director in charge of foreign exchange, money market, gold and commodities management in Government of Singapore Investment Corp, Singapore from 1998 to 2007. Prior to this, he was director of Nuri Holdings (S) Pte Ltd, Singapore as consultant for risk management in Jakarta and Los Angeles from 1994 to 1998. Mr Teo was also with JP Morgan for 20 years in various overseas locations at senior management level (managing director) in global markets.

 

Mr Teo holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

LIM SUAT JIEN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Lim was appointed to the Board on 1 May 2020.

 

Ms Lim has been an independent non-executive director of GuocoLand Limited since 15 May 2013. She is a member of GuocoLand’s Audit and Risk Committee.

 

Ms Lim was the managing director as well as a board member of Mount Faber Leisure Group Pte Ltd from April 2017 to June 2018, and was the general manager of Sentosa Leisure Management Pte Ltd from 2014 to 2017. She held various positions in Mediacorp from 1990 to 2013 and was the managing director, TV of MediaCorp Pte Ltd until April 2013. She joined the Ministry of Community Development and Ministry of Health as director (Corporate Services) in 1999 and 2002 respectively. Ms Lim is a member of the School of Business Advisory Committee, Temasek Polytechnic and the Management Committee of Singapore Turf Club.

 

Ms Lim holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Zoology and a Master of Science from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.

CHEW SEONG AUN

Non-Independent Executive Director

Mr Chew was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2021.

 

Mr Chew Seong Aun obtained a Bachelor of Science (Eng) degree in Civil Engineering (Honours) from Imperial College, University of London and is an ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA). He is also a Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers in Malaysia. He has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and banking.

 

Mr Chew joined Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad (“HLFG”), a related company of GL Limited listed on Bursa Malaysia, as Chief Financial Officer in 2006. He has been the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Hong Leong Asset Management Berhad (“HLAM”), a subsidiary of HLFG, since 2013 and has been appointed Chairman of HLAM’s Board since 2017. Prior to joining the Hong Leong Group, Mr Chew held various senior banking positions in the Middle East and Asia for more than 10 years.

 

He is currently an Executive Director and the Group Chief Financial Officer of Guoco Group Limited (intermediate holding company of GL Limited).