Mr. Siew Yew Khuen (“Mr. David Siew”) is a co-founder of our Group. He was appointed as a Director on 16 January 2017 and re-designated as a chairman, executive Director and chief executive officer of our Company on 8 March 2017. Mr. David Siew has been the director of TOMO-CSE since its inception in October 1995, where he oversees all aspects of the operations of our Group including sales/marketing, product planning/development, merchandising, strategic planning, corporate policies and new business initiative.
Mr. David Siew is an entrepreneur with over 35 years of start-up and business operational experience, including experience in the supply, manufacture and installation of passenger vehicle leather upholstery, as well as supply and installation of electronic accessories. Under his leadership, our Group has become the number one passenger vehicle interior modification service provider in terms of revenue in Singapore in 2016 (source: Frost & Sullivan Report), dealing in leather upholstery and electronic accessories (such as systems integration for digital video recorders, navigation systems, in-car multimedia entertainment system, reverse camera, front and rear parking sensors, etc).
In 1980, Mr. David Siew co-founded Tomo General Contractors Pte Ltd (‘‘Tomo GC’’) which principally supplied passenger vehicle accessories products and provided installation services in later years. In 1986, he co-founded Tomo Auto Sound Pte. Ltd. (‘‘Tomo Sound’’) with Ms. Lee to supply passenger vehicle accessories to authorised passenger vehicle distributors and dealers in Singapore. In 1990, he co-founded Tomo Auto Leather Pte Ltd (‘‘Tomo Leather’’) to supply leather upholstery products and installation services to authorised passenger vehicle distributors and dealers in Singapore. During the years leading up to the incorporation of TOMO-CSE, Mr. David Siew had established strong business relationships with the numerous authorised passenger vehicle distributors and dealers in Singapore. In October 1995, Mr. David Siew and Ms. Lee co-founded TOMO-CSE to supply and install passenger vehicle leather upholstery, and to supply and install passenger vehicle electronic accessories for the Singapore market. In 1996, Mr. David Siew sold his interest in Tomo Leather and in 2001, both Tomo GC and Tomo Sound were voluntarily dissolved as Mr. David Siew decided to focus on the business operations of TOMO-CSE to carry-on the business in supplying passenger vehicle leather upholstery and electronic accessories.
Ms. Lee Lai Fong (“Ms. Lee”) is a co-founder of our Group. She was appointed as a Director on 16 January 2017 and re-designated as an executive Director of our Company on 8 March 2017. She is currently the director of finance and administration at TOMO-CSE, where she is responsible for finance, treasury and administration matters of our Group. Ms. Lee is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of start-up and business operational experience, including in the manufacture, supply and installation of passenger vehicle leather upholstery, and the supply and installation of electronic accessories.
In 1980, Ms. Lee joined Tomo GC as a senior manager. In 1986, she co-founded Tomo Sound with Mr. David Siew to supply passenger vehicle accessories to major car dealers in Singapore. In October 1995, Ms. Lee and Mr. David Siew co-founded TOMO-CSE to supply and install passenger vehicle leather upholstery, and to supply and install electronic accessories to the Singapore market.
Mr. Siew Yew Wai (“Mr. Richard Siew”) was appointed as a Director on 16 January 2017 and re-designated as an executive Director of our Company on 8 March 2017. Mr. Richard Siew is currently the director of sales and marketing at TOMO-CSE.
Mr. Richard Siew started his career in June 1987 at NCS Pte. Ltd. (‘‘NCS’’), a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, in Singapore as a systems analyst cum programmer, where he was first deployed to the Ministry of Education, Singapore to assist in the development of the mainframe computer programming of various application systems. In June 1990, he was deployed to the National Computer Board as an information technology consultant where he advised and assisted Singapore’s small and medium enterprises to automate and improve productivity by utilising information technology. In April 1997, Mr. Richard Siew returned to NCS as an account director where he was responsible for the business development and sales of information and communications technology projects and services to the higher education sector. In January 2015, he joined the Group to assist Mr. David Siew to further expand our Group’s businesses.
Mr. Richard Siew obtained a bachelor of science degree in information systems from the National University of Singapore in June 1987.
Mr. Zha Jianping (“Mr. Zha”) was appointed as an executive Director on 01 April 2018. Mr. Zha obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics majoring in accounting from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 1993 and graduated as a postgraduate in economics from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1996. He further obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the Wisconsin International University in the United States in 2001. He is also a qualified senior accountant in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”).
Mr. Zha served senior management position in Nam Kwong (Group) Company Limited in Macau, Jinbei Vehicle Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 600609) and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1114). He was previously the chief executive officer, chairman of the board of directors and executive director of Chinese Energy Holdings Limited (previously known as iMerchants Limited) (a company listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 8009) for the period from 26 August 2011 to 1 November 2015, and the deputy managing director of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (previously known as China City Construction Group Holdings Limited) (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 711) in 2016. He was an executive director and a chief executive officer of Loco Hong Kong Holdings Limited (a company listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 8162) for the period from 9 November 2016 to 10 May 2018.
He has extensive experience in managerial positions and in wide range of industries, including but not limited to finance, commerce, information technology and logistics.
Mr. Clarence Tan Kum Wah (“Mr. Tan”) was appointed as an independent non-executive Director on 23 June 2017. Since January 2017, he has been the non-executive director of GlobalRoam Group Ltd (‘‘GlobalRoam’’, together with its subsidiaries ‘‘GR Group’’), a group that primarily provides integrated communications technology to the telecommunication companies in the Southeast Asian region. GlobalRoam was the first company in Singapore to be traded on the over-the counter exchange managed by Phillips Securities Pte. Ltd. in 2007. Mr. Tan founded GR Group in January 2001 and had served as its chief executive officer since its inception till July 2016, when he relinquished his role and was re-designated as executive deputy chairman until December 2016.
Concurrently, since October 2016, Mr. Tan has been a director of STT Connect Pte. Ltd., a private cloud service provider and a joint venture between STT GDC Pte. Ltd. (wholly-owned by Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd.) and GR Group. Since December 2016, Mr. Tan has also been a director of ICMG Financial Services Pte. Ltd.; a joint venture between ICMG Co, Ltd., ACA Partners Pte. Ltd. and ACA Inc.; a management consultancy company that offers merger and acquisition and alliance services to Asian and Japanese enterprises. Prior to GR Group, Mr. Tan was a director of Pinnz Pte Ltd, the holding company of its subsidiaries including Pinnz Networks (HK) Limited and Pinnz Network Pte Ltd, from August 1999 to its dissolution in June 2007. Pinnz Pte Ltd was a telecommunications company which provided services such as voice over internet protocol services.
Apart from his career commitments, Mr. Tan also holds key positions in other areas of society. He was awarded a Phoenix Mentor by The Phoenix Award Committee in 2002, which his main role as a Phoenix Mentor then was to mentor founders of start-ups. He had served in the Singapore People’s Association Sembawang Community Club Management Community from 2012 to 2016 and currently holds the rank of Colonel in the national service unit under the Guards formation in the Singapore Armed Forces (‘‘SAF’’). Mr. Tan was bestowed the honour and privilege to be the Parade Commander for Singapore’s National Day Parade in 2012 and was accorded The Commendation Medal (Military) and The Long Service Medal (Military), in 2010 and 2015 respectively, for his distinguished service in the SAF.
Mr. Tan obtained a bachelor of science degree in information technology from the University of Southern Queensland in March 1994 through long distance learning conducted in Singapore and a master’s degree in business administration from the National University of Singapore in October 2004.
Mr. Ng Chee Chin was appointed as an independent nonexecutive Director on 1 June 2019. Mr. Ng has more than 17 years of experience in accounting, financial management, human resource and business administration. Mr. Ng started his career as Administration and Accounts Executive with Chang Seng Services Pte Ltd in 2000, a company that provides environmental cleaning and pest control services, where he was responsible for accounts preparation and project cost management of the company.
In 2005, Mr. Ng was employed as administration and finance manager by Clean Solutions Pte Ltd, a large local company that provides integrated environmental solutions with a staff strength of more than 3,000, where he was in-charge of the finance operations and corporate administration of the company. In 2011, Mr. Ng was promoted to be the General Manager of Clean Solutions Pte Ltd. Mr. Ng is responsible for overall financial management, reporting, internal controls, taxation matters and oversees the administrative, procurement and human resource departments for Clean Solutions Pte Ltd. Mr. Ng has been actively involved in developing tender strategies in particular to public project tenders. Mr. Ng is also instrumental in provision of key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies, advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions for Clean Solutions Pte Ltd.
Mr. Ng holds an honours degree in Bachelor of Science (Finance) from the National University of Ireland in 2012 and subsequently obtained a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide (Australia) in 2014. In terms of professional qualifications, Mr. Ng has been admitted as a Chartered Accountant of Singapore, a non-practicing member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), full member of the Certified Practicing Accountant, Australia (CPA Australia), and associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom (CIMA), whom all in 2016.
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