Board of Directors

Mr Ip Kwok Wing
Executive Chairman

Mr Ip Kwok Wing is the Executive Chairman of our Group. Together with Mdm Lim Fong Li Janet, Mr Ip was a co-founder of our Group in 1979, and was appointed as Managing Director since the incorporation of our Group. Mr Ip was first appointed to the Board on 28 April 2000.

Mr Ip is responsible for the Group’s strategic planning and development of new products and markets. He has been spearheading all the expansion and growth of our Group. He began his career in metal stamping, tool & dies fabrication and has an aggregate of more than 40 years of working experience in the metal stamping and tooling industries.

Mdm Lim Fong Li Janet
Chief Executive Officer

Mdm Lim Fong Li Janet is the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of our Group. Assisted by the Group Chief Financial Officer, she oversees day-to-day operations, finance and general management of our Group. Mdm Janet was first appointed to the Board on 28 April 2000.

She is a member of the Nominating Committee.

Mdm Janet holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master in Marketing Communication from the University of Canberra.

Mr Chia Seng Hee
Lead Independent Director

Mr Chia Seng Hee is the Lead Independent Director and Chairman of both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee; he is a member of the Nominating Committee. 

Currently, he sits as an Independent Director on the Boards of several public companies listed in the Singapore Exchange. He brings to the Group significant experience in corporate governance and risk management.

Mr Chia graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Accountancy and from the International University of Japan with a Master of Arts in International Relations. He also completed the General Manager Program at Harvard Business School. After some twenty years in various capacities with Arthur Andersen, Singapore Technologies and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, he was appointed Senior Director, Enterprise Singapore (then the International Enterprise Singapore Board) covering China operations from Shanghai, based at the Consulate General of Singapore in Shanghai.

He is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

He was appointed on 29 October 2021.

Mr Stephen POH YONG MENG
Independent Director

Mr Stephen Poh Yong Meng is the Independent Director for Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and member of the Nominating Committee.

Mr Stephen currently is an Executive Master Mediator and volunteers at the Community Mediation Centre, concurrently a CMC Assessor he variously assesses new candidates’ suitability for appointment, and for current appointed mediators who seek higher level of industry recognition.  He is also a Friend of Litigant-in-Person of the Community Justice Centre where he facilitates court appearances and hearings.   

He is a volunteer mediator at FAST (Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training) where he manages cases of dispute referred to by the Ministry of Manpower.

Currently, he is also a director of Jack Global Consulting Pte. Ltd., Metro Premium Steel Pte. Ltd. and Standard Commerce Services Pte. Ltd.  He was previously the Vice President of First National Bank of Chicago.

Mr. Poh is an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a CEDR Accredited Mediator, a Certified SIMI Mediator and a Certified Behavioral Consultant.

He was appointed on 13 January 2023. Stephen Poh Yong Meng
Independent Director

 

Mr Teo Kian Huat
Independent Director

Mr Teo Kian Huat is a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and the
Remuneration Committee.

Mr Teo has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector, spanning across investment management, corporate finance and audit. He has significant experience in the areas of private equity investments, initial public offerings (IPO) and merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

He is currently a Senior Director with iCapital Holdings (SG) Pte Ltd, a corporate finance advisory services firm. Prior to iCapital, he was an Executive Director with ZACD Capital Pte Ltd, a fund management company focusing on real estate investments. He was the founding Managing Director of Carrington RHT Investments Pte. Ltd. in 2018 and an Executive Director of Accion Capital Management Pte Ltd since 2010, focusing on private equity investment opportunities. In that role, he originated and structured the investments and plan for exit of investments.

Prior to this, he was with various financial institutions where he provided corporate finance services such as IPO, M&A, and independent financial advisory work.

Mr Teo started his career as an auditor in KPMG in 1996. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Nanyang Technological University.

He was appointed on 29 October 2021.