Board of Directors
LOH SUAN LEN, FCA, FCPA
Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
Mr Loh, aged 64, joined the Board on 20 January 2014, was appointed as the Company’s Non-Executive Chairman on 1 Feb 2018. He is still chairing the Audit Committees and Nominating Committees, and well as a member of the Renumeration Committees.
Mr Loh was with Volex Plc and Volex (Asia) Pte Ltd for about 19 years’ and has experience in developing and leading a cross cultural team in the global business environment. Volex group is the world’s leading manufacturer of power products. He was a Managing Director of its Asia division overseeing the business and participated in strategic formulation and implementations.
Mr Loh holds a Master of Business Administration from Strathclyde University Of Scotland in year 1993. He is a Fellow Member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) (ACCA) & a non-practising Chartered Accountant Singapore.
DR CHAU SIK TING, PBM, BBM
Dr Chau, aged 79, joined the Board on 8 September 2009. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is currently a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees.
Dr Chau serves as the Medical Advisor to SembCorp Marine Ltd and as an Accredited Specialist in Occupational Medicine with Singapore’s Ministry of Health. He is a Medical Practitioner by profession and has been an Independent Non- Executive Director of China Dairy Group Ltd., since 2004. Prior to this, Dr Chau also served as Independent Director of the former Jurong Engineering Ltd from 1997 to 2004, and as Chairman of the School Management Committee in Pei Chun Public School and the NTUC Committee on Occupational Safety & Health. Dr Chau has also held positions in the Singapore Federation of Clan Associations and the Hainan Hwee Kuan and was an elected Member of Parliament for Thomson from 1980 to 1984.
Dr Chau graduated from the University of Singapore with a degree of MBBS (Singapore). He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS) and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine from Royal College of Physicians [FFOM (London)].
TEO TECK LEONG
Mr Teo Teck Leong, aged 64, joined the Board on 9 July 2010 and was appointed as the Company’s Managing Director on 28 June 2011. He is currently a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees of the Company and also sits on the Board of Sin Hong and all of its subsidiaries (“Sin Hong Group”). Mr Teo stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of the Sin Hong Group on 1 October 2019. Mr Teo Teck Leong not only has a wealth of experience in the fastener and hardware business, clinching product agency and distributorship deals, but also has keen business acumen in relation to the acquisition of and investment in high-tech companies and other businesses.
Mr Teo Teck Leong started managing Sin Hong’s sales after joining the firm (known back then as Sin Hong Hardware & Engineering) in 1984. During which, he established two strategic business units – the Original Equipment Manufacturing and Export departments – to capture both the local and export markets. He also helped expand Sin Hong’s international sales to major markets such as United States of America, Europe, Malaysia and Indonesia. He further expanded Sin Hong Group’s business activities by adding product agency and negotiating distributorship deals.
Under the leadership of Mr Teo Teck Leong, the Group acquired a 57.48% stake in GD Tech (H.K.) Private Co., Ltd. in 2011, a company primarily engaged in high precision components and complex electromechanical assembly. In 2014, the Group acquired a 10% stake in the Espressif Group of companies, which specializes in wireless connectivity chipsets and software solutions.
Mr Teo Teck Leong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accountancy from the Nanyang University of Singapore in 1979.
TEO ENG THIAN
Executive Director and Chief Operating officer
Mr Teo Eng Thian, aged 50, joined the Board and appointed as an Executive Director since 15 October 2012. He also appointed as a member of the Audit Committee on 01 Feb 2018.
Mr Teo Eng Thian joined Sin Hong since 1996 & has more than 19 years of experience in fastener & hardware business. He was appointed as an executive director of Sin Hong on 8 September 2005, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Sin Hong overseeing the manufacturing operations and supply chain for Sin Hong Group. He was appointed as a director of GD Tech on 28 March 2011 and sits on the board of all Sin Hong’s subsidiary.
Mr Teo Eng Thian graduated from the Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma of Accountancy in 1993.