Board of Directors

  • Mr. Bertie Cheng Shao ShiongChairman and Independent Director
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    Mr. Bertie Cheng Shao Shiong

    Mr. Cheng was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 5 March 2001 and was last re-appointed as a Director of the Company on 30 September 2014.

    Mr. Cheng retired as the Chief Executive Officer of POSBank in July 1997. He was appointed as Advisor to POSBank on 1 June 2010. He holds and has held directorships in both listed and non-listed companies. Currently, he is the Chairman of TeleChoice International Limited. He is also a Director of Hong Leong Finance Limited, Pacific Andes Resources Development Limited and Baiduri Bank Berhad. His other appointments include being the Chairman of the Medifund Committee, Singapore General Hospital, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) Endowment Fund and Chairman of the Investment Panel of SPRING SEEDS Capital Pte Ltd.

    Mr. Cheng holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (Honours) from the University of Malaya in Singapore. He received the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1984 and the Public Service Medal
    in 2001. In addition, he also received the Friend of Labour Award from the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) in 2008.

  • Mr. Phua Chian KinGroup Chief Executive & Managing Director
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    Phua Chian Kin

    Mr. C K Phua has been the Group Chief Executive & Managing Director of TEE International since 2000. He is instrumental in spearheading the expansion and growth of TEE Group and is also responsible for TEE Group’s overall management, investment decisions, direction and policy decision-making. He is also the major shareholder of TEE International and the Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. 

    Mr. Phua has over 30 years of experience in the Engineering business, starting his career with Danish multi-national company LK-NES (SEA) Pte. Ltd. where he was later promoted to General Manager and Director. He joined Trans Equatorial Enterprises (SEA) Pte. Ltd. in 1991 and took over the company in 1993. Trans Equatorial together with its related companies was listed on SGX in 2001 as TEE International Limited.

    In June 2013, its wholly-owned Real Estate subsidiary, TEE Land Private Limited now known as TEE Land Limited was listed on SGX. TEE’s associated companies, CMC Infocomm Limited and Chewathai Public Company Limited, were listed in August 2015 on SGX Catalist and April 2016 on Markets for Alternative Investments, Stock Exchange of Thailand respectively.

    Mr. Phua graduated in 1979 from the Singapore Polytechnic with a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. He received the Public Service Medal in 2007 from the President of Singapore for his contributions to social services. In 2010, Mr. Phua won the Asia Pacific Most Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award. He is a keen sportsman who has completed 10 full marathons to-date.

  • Mr. Lee Ah FongIndependent Director
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    Lee Ah Fong

    Mr. Lee was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 1 March 2011 and was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 26 September 2013. He currently serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Executive Committee.

    Mr. Lee qualified as Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in 1980 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1981. He is at present a partner of the law firm Ng, Lee & Partners. He handles mainly criminal cases, civil litigation, family law cases and general solicitor’s work. Besides being a volunteer lawyer of the Law Society Criminal Legal Aid Scheme, he had also offered his service as assigned counsel for High Court capital cases. He joined the Singapore Police Force (“SPF”) as an inspector in 1966 and was promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1976 after attending a 3-month training course at the FBI National Academy in 1974. He had served in various units of the SPF before his resignation in 1980.

    Mr. Lee had previously held the position as the President of the Singapore Hainan Hwee Kuan and is currently an Honorary Management Committee member of the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, the Chairman of Yuying Secondary School Ltd and legal advisor to several associations, societies and companies. He is also an Independent Director of Cortina Holdings Limited and TA Corporation Ltd.

  • Mr. Gn Hiang MengIndependent Director
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    Gn Hiang Meng

    Mr. Gn was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 1 June 2013 and was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 26 September 2013. He currently serves as Chairman of the Audit
    Committee as well as the Nominating Committee and is a member of both the Executive Committee and Remuneration Committee.

    Mr. Gn has extensive experience in the banking, property and hospitality sectors. Mr. Gn was with the United Overseas Bank Group for 28 years and was the Senior Executive Vice-President in charge of investment banking and stock-broking businesses prior to his resignation in 2001. He was the Deputy President of UOL Group till his retirement in 2007. Mr. Gn is also an Independent Director of Centurion Corporation Limited, Koh Brothers Group Limited, SingHaiyi Group Limited and Haw Par Corporation Limited.

    Mr. Gn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

  • Mr. Aric Loh Siang KheeIndependent Director
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    Aric Loh

    Mr. Loh was appointed to the Board on 1 August 2014 as an Independent Directorof th e Company and was last re-electedas a Director of the Company on 30 September 2014. He is a member of the Audit Committee and RemunerationCommittee.

    Mr. Loh spent many years in Deloitte & Touche LLP, Singapore, where his last held position was an audit partner till 2013. He currently runs his own accounting practices. Mr. Loh is also an Independent Director of Koda Limited.

    Mr. Loh holds a Bachelor Degree of Accountancy (2nd Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Mr. Phua Boon KinDeputy Group Managing Director
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    Phua Boon Kin

    Mr. Phua was appointed to the Board of Directors on 1 September 2008 and was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 29 September 2015. Mr. Phua holds the post of Deputy Group Managing Director and Managing Director of TEE Group’s Engineering business. He plays an active role in the corporate affairs of TEE Group, as well as the overall in charge of TEE Group’s Engineering business.

    Mr. Phua has more than 30 years of experience in project execution and project management, and he was instrumental in the setting up of the two main subsidiaries of TEE Group, namely Trans Equatorial Engineering Pte. Ltd. in 1991 and PBT Engineering Pte. Ltd. in 1996. He has since been with TEE Group for the past 25 years and has held various appointments in both of these subsidiaries. He is also a Company Director in PBT Engineering Pte. Ltd., Security Pro-Telco Pte. Ltd., Trans Equatorial Engineering Pte. Ltd., TEE Management Pte. Ltd., TEE Engineering & Construction Private Limited, and Oscar Estate Management Co., Ltd..

    In 2016, Mr. Phua won the Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurship Award for the Engineering Industry in 2016. Mr. Phua holds a Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic.

  • Ms. Saw Chin ChooExecutive Director
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    Saw Chin Choo

    Mdm. Saw was appointed to the Board of Directors on 10 September 2004 and was last re-elected as an Executive Director of the Company on 30 September 2014. Mdm. Saw currently holds the post of Managing Director, Engineering - Malaysia and Brunei. She is responsible for the Group’s Malaysia and Brunei’s Engineering Business.

    She has over 30 years of engineering projects experience, starting her career with Neo Corporation Pte. Ltd. as Quantity Surveyor. She has held various positions in companies such as Specon Builders Pte. Ltd. as Project Co-ordinator and Vantage Construction Pte. Ltd. as Manager and Company Director.

    She is currently a Company Director of TEE Philippines Inc., PBT Engineering Pte. Ltd. and in one of our Thai subsidiaries, Oscar Design & Decoration Co., Ltd.. She is an Alternate Director in our Bruneian subsidiary, PBT Engineering Sdn Bhd. She is also a Non-Executive Director of TEE Land Limited and Company Director of various subsidiaries of TEE Land Group.

    Mdm. Saw holds a Technician Diploma Certificate in Building from Singapore Polytechnic and Advance Diploma in Building Surveying and Inspection from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.