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Mr. Ang Kiam Meng is our Group CEO and Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 4 February 2015. Mr. Ang has been serving with our Group for over 25 years. Mr. Ang is responsible for the overall management, operations, strategic planning, and business development of our Group. He has been, and continues to be, instrumental to our Group's continued success and growth. He is responsible for, inter alia, setting and executing our Group's vision, mission, core values and goals, driving the operational efficiency of our Group's work processes, monitoring the development and performance of our Group's business, and identifying new opportunities for our Group's expansion domestically and internationally. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Ang worked with Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (formerly known as Singapore Electronic & Engineering Limited) from 1986 to 1993, holding various positions such as Software Engineer and Product Manager. Mr. Ang currently also serves as Chairman of the Commerce and Industry Committee and Council Member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, as well as Executive Committee Member of the Restaurant Association of Singapore. Mr. Ang is currently a member of the board of governors of Hwa Chong Institution, a board director of the Chinese Development Assistance Council and Vice President of the Management Committee for Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan. Mr. Ang obtained a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Singapore Institute of Management in 1991 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Computer Science) from the University of Texas at Austin (USA) in 1985.
Mr. Tan Cher Liang is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He joined our Company as Lead Independent Director on 22 October 2015 and was re-designated as Independent Chairman on 1 February 2017. He has more than 40 years of experience in corporate audits, general management and business advisory. In May 2000, he cofounded Boardroom Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. He was the Managing/Finance Director of Boardroom Limited from May 2000 to March 2013. Having retired from Boardroom Limited, he continues to be an Advisor. Prior to May 2000, he was with Ernst & Young Singapore and its affiliates since September 1973. Mr. Tan is currently an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Vibrant Group Limited, and an Independent Director of Ezra Holdings Limited and Kingsmen Creatives Ltd, all of which are companies listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST, as well as Wilton Resources Corporation Limited, which is listed on Catalist. He is also a Trustee of Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple and a Director of D S Lee Foundation, EtonHouse Community Fund Ltd and Children's Charities Association. He is a qualified financial professional from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom. Mr. Tan was awarded the Public Service Medal in 1996.
Mdm. Tan Yong Chuan, Jacqueline is our Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 4 February 2015. Mdm. Tan has been serving with our Group for over 25 years. Mdm. Tan has been, and continues to be, crucial to the operations of our Group, overseeing the procurement and purchasing function, merchandising and pricing strategies of our Group, and monitoring the key performance indicators for our Group, such as customer engagement and reviews. Mdm. Tan is also responsible for strategising and implementing key improvements to our Group's various processes, to continually raise our Group's standards of quality and service. Part of her portfolio includes overseeing our Group's business development and expansion activities. Prior to joining our Group, from 1985 to 1987 and from 1989 to 1990, Mdm. Tan worked at Boulevard Hotel Singapore, a member of the Goodwood Group, holding various positions, including Personnel Manager. From 1988 to 1989, Mdm. Tan worked in the administrative department of NHS Scotland. Mdm. Tan obtained a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management in 1987, and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore in 1984.
Mrs. Christina Kong Chwee Huan is our Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 22 October 2015. She oversees our Group's human resource and training and development divisions, a role which she has undertaken since joining our Group as Manager of Human Resource and Corporate Affairs in 2008. She also supervises our Group's various training and development programs, strategising to ensure our Group's human resource requirements are met, and manages the employee compensation, benefits and human resource issues of our Group. Mrs. Kong has been, and continues to be, instrumental in the continued refinement and development of our Group's human resource and training and development divisions. Our Group was accredited by both the Singapore Workforce Development Agency and Singapore's Institute of Technical Education as an approved training organisation in 2008. Mrs. Kong began her career as a purchasing executive with our Group from 1993 to 1994. Between 1995 and 2000, she provided educational services, before joining the Ministry of Education as a teacher from 2001 to 2007. Mrs. Kong is currently a member of the Tripartite Committee for Low-wage Workers and Inclusive Growth, an initiative of the Ministry of Manpower. She is also a Business Excellence Assessor with Enterprise Singapore. Mrs. Kong obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the Nanyang Technological University in 2004 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) in 1991. She also obtained a Human Resource Graduate Certification from the Singapore Management University in 2014.
Dr. Lim Boh Soon was appointed our Independent Director on 22 October 2015. He has more than 25 years of experience in the banking and finance industry in Asia. Dr. Lim is currently a Director of Arise Asset Management Pte. Ltd. Prior to that, Dr. Lim was the first non-Muslim CEO of Kuwait Finance House (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. from 2007 to 2009, and the first foreign CEO of Vietcombank Fund Management Company in Vietnam from 2005 to 2007. Dr. Lim was a Group Corporate Director of Autron Corporation Limited from 2002 to 2006 (concurrently when he was CEO of Vietcombank Fund Management Company). From 1996 to 1999, Dr. Lim co-headed UBS Capital Asia Pacific (S) Limited and was also a member of its Regional Investment Committee that managed the Swiss Bank proprietary large PE funds. Prior to that, he also served in senior management positions for several large regional and global companies, including the Singapore Technologies Group and Rothschild Ventures Asia. Dr. Lim currently serves as an Independent Director of OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte Ltd, the Manager of the OUE Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust, which is listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. Dr. Lim is also an Independent Director of Tomi Environmental Solutions Inc. Dr. Lim obtained a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom, in 1981 and 1985 respectively. He also received a Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the Singapore Institute of Management, and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Management, United Kingdom, in 1991. Dr. Lim is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr. Richard Tan Kheng Swee was appointed our Independent Director on 22 October 2015. He has more than a decade of experience in legal practice as a corporate and commercial lawyer and is currently a Partner of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, a Singapore law firm. His practice includes advising and representing companies in a wide range of commercial transactions in relation to asset acquisitions, initial public offerings and other fund-raising exercises, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring exercises, corporate advisory and compliance involving both listed and private companies. Prior to Mr. Tan's current appointments, he previously managed and practised in a small-mid Singapore law practice as well as a mid-sized Australian law practice in New South Wales. Mr. Tan currently serves as an Independent Director of Sysma Holdings Limited which is listed on Catalist. Mr. Tan obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2000. He is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia and a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.
Mr. Ron Sim is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of V3 Group Limited and is responsible for the formulation of the strategic direction of the group. As a brand creator and developer, V3 Group Limited is an Asian luxury group in the lifestyle and wellness markets (OSIM, TWG Tea, ONI Global, Futuristic), targeting a broad and affluent consumer demographic. He began in 1979 with a trading company selling general household items and later branched into home healthcare products. Mr. Sim then expanded his business under the OSIM brand overseas, to Hong Kong in 1986 and Taiwan in 1987. By early 1990s, he had grown the OSIM brand into an Asian household name. Under his leadership, OSIM was listed on the Main Board of the SGXST in July 2000. Today, V3 Group Limited operates a wide point-of-sales network, through the 3 specialty retail brands of OSIM, TWG Tea and GNC, with more than 700 outlets in 100 cities, across 22 countries in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe and North America. The group continuously innovates, accelerating growth within its existing brands and utilizing its expertise to penetrate new markets and acquire new brands and businesses. Mr. Ron Sim currently serves as Vice Chairman, Non-Executive Director of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. Over the years, Mr. Sim has won several awards and has been recognized for these personal achievements through the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2003', the Business Times Businessman of the Year 2003' award and the Singapore Corporate Awards (2012) Best CEO Award'.