BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr Khor Thiam Beng | Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
MR KHOR THIAM BENG IS OUR NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR. HE WAS APPOINTED TO OUR BOARD ON 30 OCTOBER 2006.
Mr Khor is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and is a member of both the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law. He has been in private practice for more than 40 years and is currently a director of Messrs Khor Law LLC. Mr Khor’s areas of practice include real estate, corporate and banking matters.
Mr Lim Eng Hong | Chief Executive Officer
Mr Lim Eng Hong is the founder of our Group and is also our CEO. He has been appointed to our Board since 1984.
He has more than 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and has been the main driving force behind the growth and business expansion of the Group. Mr Lim oversees the Group’s overall business activities and is particularly involved in the development of the strategies behind the Group’s diversification into other related business areas.
Mr Goh Chung Meng | Independent Director
Mr Goh Chung Meng is an Independent Director of our Group. He was appointed to our Board in 2001.
Mr Goh began his career in 1982 with the management consulting arm of Deloitte & Touche in Singapore. During the period from 1985 to 1990, Mr Goh worked as a senior consultant for Deloitte & Touche Management Consultants where he was involved in a wide variety of consulting assignments for MNC clients including a two-year stint helping to start an insolvency unit during the 1985 recession. In 1990, he joined Carr Indosuez Asia (Merchant Banking unit of Credit Agricole and formerly known as Banque Indosuez) and in 1995, he joined a US$200 million Asian Venture Capital Fund known as Suez Asia Holdings, where he was Director, Investments, of the fund focusing on Southeast Asia and China private equity investments. Mr Goh is currently a director (alternate) of TauRx Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TauRx), a drug discovery company which has completed three global phase 3 human clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease and bvFTD in neurodegenerative diseases. He has been a pioneer board member of the TauRx Group since its founding as a startup in 2002. Mr Goh is also a director of ACE Investment Management Pte Ltd, a private equity investment company. Mr Goh was formerly a Qualified Business Angel of the National Science and Technology Board in 2001 and he had served as a Panel Member (from 2001 to 2008) of a Singapore government innovation and research fund, The Enterprise Challenge Unit (TEC), PS21 Office, Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office.
Mr Michael Grenville Gray | Independent Director
mr michael grEnville gray is an independent director of our group. He was appointed to the Board on 30 October 2006.
Mr Gray spent ten years in the shipping industry before training as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in the United Kingdom in 1973. Prior to his retirement at the end of 2004, Mr Gray was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore and before that, Territorial Senior Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos).
Mr Joseph Wang Nin Choon | Chief Financial Officer
MR JOSEPH WANG is our chief FINANCIAL officer. he OVERSEES AND MANAGES THE FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS OF THE GROUP.
Mr Wang has more than 22 years of finance, corporate treasury management, corporate banking, global market and investment banking experience. Over the course of his career, he has held senior roles as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President of SGX-listed entities and Singapore Temasek linked companies such as Top Global, ST Engineering, PSA International and Singapore Technologies. He has strong banking experience, having held senior roles at Barclays Capital (Barclays Bank) and Deutsche Bank as their Vice President for client management.
In Mr Wang’s previous executive roles, he was responsible for finance, corporate treasury, investments, SGX-ST reporting, planning, developing and implementing business strategies across the organisation. While with the banks, he was responsible for supporting corporate clients with a wide range of financial services and products including acquisition financing, capital market financing, loan syndications, treasury and general advisory work; to assist them effectively to manage their corporate financial risks and funding requirements.
Mr Wang holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) Degree from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.
Mr Alvin Lim Tai Meng | Chief Operating Officer
MR alvin LIM IS our chief operating officer. he joined our group in 2002 and is responsible FOR overseeing THE GROUP’S OPERATIONS FOR BURN-IN SERVICES, MANUFACTURING and PCBA SERVICES AND ENGINEERING SERVICES.
Mr Lim also develops the competitive positioning and strategies of our Group and manages our sales, marketing and business development functions.
Mr Lim was our Chief Operating Officer (US Operations) from 2009 to 2011 and was responsible for strategising and promoting the Group’s business in the market. Mr Lim started as a Sales Engineer with our Group, responsible for the sales and marketing team for our test equipment and sockets. He was subsequently promoted to Section Manager in the Engineering Services division to manage the manufacturing of System Level Test (SLT), Hybrid System Test (HST) thermal trays and Fusion system build to meet customers’ needs, and thereafter became a Special Projects Manager. With his vast experience in sales and marketing, and managing operations, Mr Lim was later promoted to oversee the Burn-In Board Manufacturing Services and Engineering Services manufacturing operations divisions. He expanded the Board Manufacturing division to serve customers in niche PCBA services. In May 2013, Mr Lim was appointed Chief Operating Officer of our Group. With his training in lean manufacturing, Mr Lim is constantly working with the team to improve productivity through automation and adopting smart manufacturing in propelling the Group forward to the next lap of growth.
Mr Lim holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Singapore Institute of Management.
Mr Philip Kwok Wai San | Vice-President of Business Development
MR philip KWOK is our VP of business Development and IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SALES AND MARKETING OF THE SYSTEM INTEGRATION BUSINESS.
Mr Kwok is also responsible for developing the life sciences instrumentation business and other new businesses for the Group, service contract negotiations with customers as well as managing the Group’s purchasing function.
Mr Kwok has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He was previously the Director of Engineering Services of our Group, responsible for the management of the Engineering Services segment and overseas sales and marketing activities for Burn-In boards and boards-related products. Prior to joining our Group, he was an Engineering Manager with National Semiconductor (S) Pte Ltd.
Mr Kwok holds separate Diplomas in Electronic and Communications Engineering and Management Studies from the Singapore Polytechnic and the Singapore Institute of Management respectively.
Mr Lau Toon Hai | Vice-President of Quality Assurance
MR LAU Toon hai IS our vp of quality assurance and is RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING UP AND MAINTAINING A FUNCTIONAL QUALITY ORGANISATION AND BUSINESS EXCELLENCE SYSTEM FOR OUR GROUP.
Mr Lau’s responsibilities include overseeing the quality assurance aspects of our Group as a whole and driving our Group’s business excellence management system to keep alongside with current industrial and commercial standards such as Business Excellence, Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Code of Conduct, Quality, Environmental management system and our customers’ requirements.
Mr Lau has over 20 years of experience in the electronics engineering industry. Prior to joining our Group, he has worked with companies including Philips (S) Pte Ltd, Archive (S) Pte Ltd and Conner Peripherals (S) Pte Ltd.
Mr Lau holds a Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic.
Mr Desmond Ow Yang Chien Khang | Director of Operations (Services)
MR DESMOND OW YANG IS OUR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (SERVICES). HE JOINED OUR GROUP IN 1999 and OVERSEES THE Group’s BURN-IN OPERATIONS.
Mr Ow Yang is also responsible for the production, planning, engineering and maintenance support of the Group and is the internal auditor for ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications.
Mr Ow Yang started as a Burn-In Engineer with our Group and is in charge of the setup and introduction of new products and processes in Burn-In operations to meet customers’ requirements. He was promoted to Senior Engineer and subsequently, Engineering Manager, to manage the Engineering team in providing technical solutions and support to customers. During that period, he was also responsible for Sales & Customer Service for Burn-In Services, Tape and Reel, Visual Inspection and other services, for both local and overseas customers.
Mr Ow Yang holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
Mr Allan Ngo Yu Wei | Director of Operations (Manufacturing)
MR ALLAN NGO IS OUR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (MANUFACTURING). HE JOINED OUR COMPANY IN 2003 and IS RESPONSIBLE FOR our groups Operations related to burn-in board manufacturing and PCBA and Engineering services.
Mr Ngo was in charge of the Burn-In Board Manufacturing Services division where he was the Production Manager managing the planning, process, manufacturing and logistics operations of the department. He was promoted to Director of Operations (Manufacturing) overseeing the operational aspects for Burn-In Board Manufacturing, PCBA and Engineering services.
Mr Ngo holds a Diploma in Electronics, Computer and Communication Engineering from Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore and a Bachelor of Science in Business from SIM University, Singapore.
Mr Bambang Handoko Sutedjo | Director of Sales
MR BAMBANG HANDOKO SUTEDJO IS OUR DIRECTOR OF SALES. HE JOINED OUR COMPANY IN 1993 and IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SALES AND MARKETING OF burn-in services, burn-in board manufacturing and pcba-related services both locally and overseas.
Mr Sutedjo is also in charge of the Burn-In Board Manufacturing and PCBA services design team.
Mr Sutedjo has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He was previously the Sales & Marketing Senior Manager of our Group, responsible for the management of Burn-In Board Manufacturing-related division’s local and overseas sales. Prior to joining our Group, he was a Field Service Engineer with SETA Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Mr Sutedjo holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Tennessee Technological University of Cookeville, Tennessee, USA.