MR IRWIN LIM KEE WAY
Lim Kee Way Irwin is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 3rd May 2019. He is re-designated as our Lead Independent Director on 28 September 2023 and appointed as Acting Chairman on 30 October 2023. He is currently the Operating Partner of Novo Tellus Capital Partners, a private equity firm and concurrently the managing director of Inflexion Ventures Private Ltd., which is a business advisory and investment firm. He also serves as a lead independent director, chairman of the audit committee and member of the nominating committee and remuneration committee for MS Holdings Ltd. which is listed on the Catalist Board of the SGX. Lim Kee Way Irwin began his career in 1990 as a senior development officer with the Economic Development Board of Singapore. In 1993, he joined Technomic International Inc., a United States headquartered consulting firm specialising in market penetration and investment strategies, initially as an associate and was promoted to senior associate in 1995. Subsequently in 1996, Lim Kee Way Irwin joined Transpac Capital Pte Ltd, a venture capital and private equity firm, as a senior investment manager, responsible for investment and portfolio management in the Asia Region.
In 2000, he joined Murray Johnstone Private Equity as associate director, and later in the same year joined Asiavest Partners, TCW/YFY (S) Private Ltd. as executive director where he headed the firm’s investment in the Southeast Asian region. He joined United Test and Assembly Center Ltd in 2003, as the group vice-president of corporate development, where he helped spearhead the listing of the company in 2004.
He assumed the role of group chief financial officer from 2007 to 2013 where he was responsible for the mergers and acquisitions as well as the financial, treasury, legal, corporate communications and investor relations functions of the group. He holds a Master of Science in Management from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, and a Bachelor of Science from Columbia University in the city of New York.
MR PANG POK
Mr Pang Pok was appointed to the Board on 19 September 2014. He was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting on 28 June 2023. Mr Pang Pok is responsible for the Group’s overall management, including overseeing its operations, setting directions for new growth areas and developing business strategies. Mr Pang brings with him over 20 years of experience in the F&B industry and has led the expansion and innovation of our business and operations. He has been instrumental in our Group’s growth, having founded four out of the five of our Group’s companies, including GreatSolutions Pte. Ltd. in 2012, and having served since 1999 as a director on the board of Hawkerway Pte. Ltd.
Mr Pang was awarded the Public Service Medal by the Singapore President’s Office in 2011 and the Long Service Award by the People’s Association in 2013. He also serves as Assistant Treasurer of the Hainan Business Club, Honorary Deputy Treasurer of the Yuying Secondary School Management Committee, Vice Chairman of the Qinghai Association (Singapore) and Vice President of the Guang Wu Club.
MR LIM CHEE SAN
Mr Lim Chee San was appointed to the Board on 17 October 2022. He is currently practising law, as a partner in his law firm, mainly in the area of civil litigation and corporate advisory work. He has been an accountant, a banker and a lawyer at different times during the last 40 years. Before he started his current law practice, he was the Head of Banking Operations in a large regional bank. He also has many years of experience as an auditor in large international accounting firms. He is a barrister-at-law, a chartered certified accountant, and a chartered information technology practitioner. He was among the top candidates in his accountancy and law examinations.
MR TAN BOON HWA
On September 28, 2023, Mr. Tan Boon Hwa joined our Board as an independent director. With more than three decades of experience in global banking institutions such as ABN AMRO Bank, Bank of America, and Standard Chartered Bank, Mr. Tan has led senior teams in product and coverage roles across Southeast Asia and Europe. He is a seasoned international banker with a Bachelor's degree in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance. Additionally, he is a certified member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants.