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Board Of Directors

 

Thomas Tan / Executive Chairman & CEO

Thomas Tan is the Executive Chairman and CEO of our Company. He currently serves as a director for all the companies within the Group. He was appointed to the Board on 20 May 2013. He joined the Group in 1978 as an apprentice and was involved in the operations department of our Company in the chartering of vessels, engaging in loading of steel structures, fabrication/ installation of modules as well as in the ship supplies and chandelling business. Thomas Tan rose through the ranks over the years to head the marketing and operations department. From 1998 until present, Thomas Tan has been responsible for overall operations, sales and marketing activities, customer service, securing new projects and negotiating contracts for the Group.

Thomas Tan / Executive Chairman & CEO

Tan Chow Boon / Non-Executive Director

Tan Chow Boon is a Non-Executive Director of Kim Heng and was appointed to the Board on 26 December 2013.

He is a Managing Partner of Credence Partners Pte. Ltd., a private equity fund manager providing growth stage capital and expertise to SMEs within the Manufacturing, Information Communication Technology, Services, Logistics and Consumer sectors. Credence was founded by the Partners – Koh Boon Hwee, Tan Chow Boon and Seow Kiat Wang in 2006.

Chow Boon began his career in 1984 at Hewlett-Packard and in 1991, co-founded an EMS company with the Partners, which was subsequently listed as Omni Industries in 1997. The group grew to a size of approximately US$1 billion in revenue before being acquired by Celestica Inc in 2001.

He obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and his Executive MBA from the Golden Gate University, California.

Tan Chow Boon / Non-Executive Director

Ho Boon Chuan Wilson / Lead Independent Director

Ho Boon Chuan Wilson is the Lead Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 26 December 2013. He is currently Managing Director, Asia of Westcon- Comstor, a value-added global technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center, where he is responsible for managing the business across 11 countries in Asia. His experiences over the last 20 plus years include working in the capital markets group of DBS Bank, holding the post of chief financial officer of a SGX-Main Board listed company and building and managing a regional IT distribution group.

Ho Boon Chuan Wilson graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) degree in 1994. He is a Chartered Accountant, Singapore, and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ho Boon Chuan Wilson / Independent Director

Ong Sie Hou Raymond / Independent Director

Ong Sie Hou Raymond is an Independent Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 26 December 2013. He is currently a director of CTLC Law Corporation, a firm of advocates and solicitors in Singapore. He was previously a partner of Rajah & Tann of which he has been with from May 2002 to March 2010. From 1998 to 2001, he was an associate lawyer at Collin Ng & Partners. Prior to that, he was practising at Joseph Tan Jude Benny & Scott between 1997 and 1998 and Chong Yeo & Partners between 1996 and 1997. His main area of practice is in litigation and international arbitration in commercial, banking, transportation and shipping matters.

Ong Sie Hou Raymond graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree. He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore in 1996.

Ong Sie Hou Raymond / Independent Director