Board of Directors

Directors

 

Chan Tze Choong Eric                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Chairman

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Remuneration Committee

Member of Nominating Committee

Aged 49, Male, Singaporean

Mr Chan was appointed to the Board on 1 May 2019 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was also appointed as Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee on the same date.

He holds a Bachelor in Arts and Social Science (Economics and Sociology) from the National University of Singapore, and has also completed the Executive Programme of the London Business School and IMD Business School of Management.

He joined Cycle & Carriage Industries in 1995 and served as its Chief Operating Officer prior to being appointed as Managing Director, Cycle & Carriage Singapore. With over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, he will become Managing Director, Direct Motor Interests on 1st May 2019. He will be responsible for overseeing the Group’s motor operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Indonesia (excluding those held by Astra). He will also continue in his current role as Managing Director of Cycle & Carriage Singapore, a role he has held since 2012. 

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

Nil.

Rossana Annizah binti Ahmad Rashid                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Deputy Chairman

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Member of Audit Committee

Aged 53, Female, Malaysian

Ms Rossana was appointed to the Board on 19 April 2016 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. On the same date, she was also appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Board.

Ms Rossana has Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Finance, Canberra College of Advance Education (now known as University of Canberra). She was a career professional having held several leadership positions in the telecommunications and banking sectors. She previously served in various senior management roles with TIME dotCom Berhad, Maxis Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad, after beginning her career with Citibank Malaysia.

With a combined 30 years of experience, she has broad experience in business strategy, identifying sustainable monetisation models, understanding customers and competition, as well as the need for reviewing monetisation models focusing in both revenue and cost managements.

Currently, she holds the position of Country Chairman of Jardine Matheson Group of Companies in Malaysia. Further, she serves as member of the Investment Panel and Investment Panel Risk Committee of Malaysia’s Employee Provident Fund since 1 June 2015 and as a director of Parkway Trust Management Limited.

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

• IHH Healthcare Berhad

• Celcom Axiata Berhad

 Tang Saw Hua                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairperson of Audit Committee

Member of Remuneration Committee

Member of Nominating Committee

Aged 59, Female, Malaysian       

Ms Tang was appointed to the Board on 17 February 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. On the same date, she was also appointed as a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominating Committees. She was redesignated as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee on 21 April 2017 and as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 April 2018.

Ms Tang is a member of both the Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Prior to this, she held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer of Destination Resorts and Hotels Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. Apart from that, she has also held several leadership positions in the automotive and oil and gas industries such as Head of Finance division in Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad, General Manager of Finance division of Proton Edar Sdn. Bhd., Group Financial Controller of the Oil and Gas division in UMW Holdings Bhd. and Senior General Manager of Integrated Petroleum Services Sdn. Bhd.

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

Nil.

Anthony Albert Collingridge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Nominating Committee

Member of Audit Committee

Member of Remuneration Committee

Aged 59, Male, British

Mr Collingridge was appointed to the Board on 31 October 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. On the same date, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee as well as a member of Audit and Remuneration Committees.

Currently, he also serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad and holds the position of Managing Director of Delta Gate Solutions Sdn. Bhd. He is also a Board Member of the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and a Member of the Asian Advisory Council for Nottingham University.

Prior to this, he served United Kingdom Government for almost 39 years from November 1978, holding various positions in Department of Energy, Department of Trade & Industry and Department of International Trade. His last position with United Kingdom Government was as Director of Trade and Investment at the British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

• Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad

Chan Kim Kooi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Alternate Director to Chan Tze Choong Eric

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Aged 59, Male, Singaporean

Mr Chan Kim Kooi was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 1 July 2019 as an alternate director to Mr Chan Tze Choong Eric, the Chairman of the Board.

He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Zung Fu Group, a role he has held since 2012.

He joined Jardine Cycle and Carriage Limited (JC&C) in June 1997. His last held position in JC&C was as its Group Treasurer. He was seconded to PT Astra International Tbk, Indonesia in January 2007 as its Chief, Corporate Value Initiative and Speak Projects. He then served as the Group Treasurer of PT Astra International Tbk, Indonesia during the period from 2008 to 2010. Subsequently, from January 2011 to March 2012, he held the position of Finance Director of PT Astra Sedaya Finance.

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

Nil.

Kent Teo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Alternate Director to Rossana Annizah binti Ahmad Rashid

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Aged 35, Male, Singaporean

Mr Kent Teo was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 1 July 2019 as an alternate director to Ms Rossana Annizah binti Ahmad Rashid.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Finance and Accounting from University of Sydney, Australia and is a qualified member of CPA Australia since 2007.

With effect from 1 July 2019, he is the Finance Director, Direct Motor Interests of Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited, overseeing its automotive portfolio in Southeast Asia. Prior to which, he was the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of PT Tunas Ridean Tbk (a leading automotive group listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange) since July 2015.

He joined Jardine Cycle and Carriage Limited as a Corporate Finance manager in July 2013 supporting JC&C Group’s new businesses and investments in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining JC&C, he was an Associate Director in KPMG Singapore advising clients on M&A transactions across Asia.

Directorship in other public companies and listed issuers:

Nil.