BoardofDir

OUR COMPANY
Board of Directors




KWEK Leng Peck
Director





Mr. Kwek Leng Peck is a Director of the Company. He is a member of the Kwek family which controls the Hong Leong Investment Holdings group of companies. He is the Executive Chairman of Hong Leong Asia, the Non-Executive Chairman of Tasek Corporation Berhad and an Executive Director of Hong Leong Investment Holdings Pte. Ltd. and Hong Leong Corporation Holdings Pte. Ltd. He also sits on the boards of HL Technology, Hong Leong China, Well Summit Investments Limited, Yuchai, City Developments Limited, Hong Leong Finance Limited and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Plc, as well as other affiliated companies. He has extensive experience in trading, manufacturing, property investment and development, hotel operations, corporate finance and management.

  


GAN Khai Choon
Director





Dato’ Gan Khai Choon is a Director of the Company, Yuchai, Grace Star, Venture Delta, Safety Godown Company Limited and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Management (Shanghai) Limited. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of HLGE and Beijing Fortune Hotel Co., Ltd. as well as the Managing Director of Hong Leong International (Hong Kong) Limited. He has extensive experience in the banking, real estate investment and development sectors and has been involved in a number of international projects for the Hong Leong group of companies, which include the management and development of the Grand Hyatt Taipei and the Beijing Riviera. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honors) in Economics from the University of Malaya. Dato’ Gan is related to Mr. Kwek Leng Peck.

  


Stephen Ho Kiam Kong
Director





Mr. Stephen Ho Kiam Kong was appointed as a Director of the Company on August 31, 2020. Mr. Ho is currently the CEO and a Director of Hong Leong Asia. He was previously the Group CFO for Wilmar International Limited, an agribusiness group for 8 ½ years. Before this, he was with Philips Electronics for 12 years and his last position was the Senior Vice President and CFO of Philips Electronics China Group, Greater China operation based in Shanghai. Prior to his corporate roles, Mr. Ho held regional managerial positions in business development, risk management and trading functions with several large international banks based in Singapore. Mr. Ho was awarded the Best CFO for the Year 2018 for large-cap companies in the Singapore Corporate Awards. And during his tenure in Shanghai, Mr. Ho served as the Chairman of the Shanghai Board of the European Chamber of Commerce of China and received the Magnolia Silver Award from the Shanghai Municipality Government. Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration degree from Victoria University of Wellington, and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program for International Senior Managers.

  


HOH Weng Ming
Director & President





Mr. Hoh Weng Ming was appointed President and a Director of the Company on July 17, 2013 and November 11, 2011, respectively. He was the Chief Financial Officer of the Company from May 2008 to November 2011. He has also served as Director of Yuchai and HLGE. Mr. Hoh has more than 35 years of working experience with extensive regional experience in Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and China. He has worked in various roles with companies including Johnson Electric Industrial Manufactory Limited as well as Henan Xinfei Electric Co., Ltd. Previously, he held the position of Financial Controller of the Company from 2002 to 2003 and the Chief Financial Officer of Hong Leong Asia from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Hoh has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Accountancy from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand and an MBA degree from Massey University, New Zealand. He is a Chartered Accountant in New Zealand and Malaysia and a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  


XIE Tao
Independent Director






Mr. Xie Tao was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company and Yuchai on April 2019. He is also an Independent Director of Yuchai as well as Gongniu Group Co., Ltd, a listed company in China. Mr Xie has spent the major part of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for nearly 23 years. He was a lead partner of the Advisory practice in PwC China. He was also the Senior Partner of Corporate Finance and served on the Executive Board of the China, Singapore and Hong Kong member firms of PwC. Mr. Xie has more than 30 years of experience in corporate management and financial advisory including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and transaction services. Between 2012 and 2014, he was a partner at Ernst & Young, then Deloitte, as a leader of transaction services and corporate finance business. He was also a financial advisor for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Between 2010 and 2017, Mr. Xie held several executive and non-executive management roles of private and public companies in China and abroad. Mr. Xie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Beijing University in China and was a member of the UK Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Xie is independent within the meaning of the NYSE’s corporate governance standards, on the basis that the Company has no material relationship with him.

  


NEO Poh Kiat
Independent Director





Mr. Neo Poh Kiat is a Director of the Company and Yuchai. Between August 1976 and January 2005, he held various senior managerial positions with companies in the DBS Bank group and United Overseas Bank Ltd. Mr. Neo is currently also a director of Cambodia Post Bank Plc, Fullerton Credit (Sichuan) Ltd., Fullerton Credit (Chongqing) Ltd., Fullerton Credit (Hubei) Ltd., Fullerton Credit (Yunnan) Ltd. and CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Honors) from Nanyang University, Singapore. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Neo is independent within the meaning of the NYSE’s corporate governance standards, on the basis that the Company has no material relationship with him.

  


HO Raymond Chi-Keung
Independent Director






Mr. Ho Raymond Chi-Keung was previously a Director of the Company from June 2004 to September 2006 and was re-appointed as an Independent Director on April 30, 2013. Mr. Ho is a practicing arbitrator. He was the Secretary General of the Law Society of Hong Kong from 2008 to 2011 and prior to joining the Law Society secretariat in 2006, he had practiced law as a solicitor for 23 years with a wide range of experience in transactional and contentious matters. Mr. Ho holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws and Master of Social Sciences from the University of Hong Kong, as well as a Master of Laws from the University of London. He is a Fellow of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is currently listed on the panel of arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He is now a non-practicing member of The Law Society of Hong Kong, The Law Society of England & Wales, The Law Society of British Columbia and The Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory. He is also a director of Cheer Moon Development Limited and Power Rich Investment Limited. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Ho is independent within the meaning of the NYSE’s corporate governance standards, on the basis that the Company has no material relationship with him.

  

  


LI Hanyang
Director




Mr Li Hanyang was appointed as a Director of the Company effective May 12, 2021. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yuchai. Mr. Li started his career at GYMCL as a production preparation section chief in 1993 and quickly rose to greater management responsibilities in 1995, and then he was promoted to factory manager at several plants before becoming the deputy general manager of GYMCL in 2000. Since 2002, he has served as chief engineer, director, and chairman of Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Li holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical design and manufacturing from Tsinghua University and an MBA from the School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

  


WU Qiwei
Director





Dr. Wu Qiwei was appointed as a Director at the Company Annual General Meeting on July 23, 2021. He is also the President and a director of Yuchai. He previously served as one of the Deputy General Managers of Yuchai and was in charge of sales and marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Hunan University, an MBA degree from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology and a Doctorate in Marine Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology.