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UOL Group Ltd (UTOS.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cho Yaw Wee

91 Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Wee Sin Liam

61 2019 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Non-Independent Director

Ee Lim Wee

58 2015 Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Thiam Fong Foo

2006 Chief Financial Officer, Group Company Secretary

Peng Sum Choe

59 2019 Chief Executive Ofcer, Pan Pacic Hotels Group Limited

Hwee Peng Goh

2019 Chief Investment and Asset Officer

Sien Seu Yeong

2016 Senior General Manager - Legal & Secretariat and Company Secretary

Weng Khoon Chan

2014 Senior General Manager - Property & Engineering

Bin Hong Yeo

2010 Deputy General Manager - Internal Audit

Bing Seng Kwa

2018 Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Soon Hup Neo

53 2020 Chief Operating Officer, PPHG

Ee-Chao Wee

65 2006 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Chin Yon Lee

65 2020 Independent Non-Executive Director

Weng Keong Low

68 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hon Thang Poon

70 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hwee Cher Sim

62 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tiong Cheng Tan

69 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Cho Yaw Wee

Dr. Wee Cho Yaw serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is the Chairman of UOL. A distinguished banker with more than 60 years’ experience and a veteran in the banking, insurance, real estate and hospitality industries, Dr Wee has received national and regional awards and industry accolades for his business achievements and support of education, community welfare and the business community.

Wee Sin Liam

Mr. Liam Wee Sin serves as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed as the Group Chief Executive on 2 January 2019. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Board Member of several UOL subsidiaries. Before joining UOL in 1993, Mr Liam was in the public sector for eight years, overseeing architectural works and facilities management. He also worked with Jones Lang Wootton for project management and consultancy work. An advocate of good design and green architecture, Mr Liam is a member of the URA Architecture and Urban Design Excellence Committee. He had previously served as a member of the URA Design Advisory Committee, Preservation of Monuments Board and National Crime Prevention Council. Mr Liam was also the first vice president of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) from 2017 to 2018.

Ee Lim Wee

Mr. Wee Ee Lim serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is the Deputy Chairman of UOL. He was appointed as Deputy Chairman on 12 August 2015.

Thiam Fong Foo

Mr. Thiam Fong Foo CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Group Company Secretary of the Company. Mr Foo began his career with UOL in 1977 and is currently the Chief Financial Officer/Group Company Secretary. He helms the Group’s finance, tax, legal and secretariat, information technology, and corporate communications and investor relations departments. He is a Director of several UOL subsidiaries. Mr Foo graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree. He is a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia, and an associate of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore.

Peng Sum Choe

Mr. Choe Peng Sum serves as Chief Executive Ofcer, Pan Pacic Hotels Group Limited of the Company. Mr Choe was appointed Chief Executive Officer of PPHG on 1 September 2019. He is responsible for PPHG’s day-to-day operations and existing hotel management business, as well as business development and expansion of PPHG’s management business. Mr Choe has over 30 years of hospitality experience gained from managing and developing hotels and serviced apartments worldwide. Prior to joining PPHG, Mr Choe was senior adviser to Frasers Property Limited. He was previously the chief executive officer of Frasers Hospitality International Ltd, where he was instrumental in growing its global hospitality portfolio.

Hwee Peng Goh

Ms. Goh Hwee Peng serves as Chief Investment and Asset Officer of the Company. Ms. Goh was appointed as Chief Investment and Asset Officer on 1 January 2019. She is responsible for all investment management, asset management and marketing strategies of the Group. Previously, she was the Senior General Manager, Asset Management and Marketing. Ms Goh has more than 20 years of extensive experience in real estate investment and asset management, and REIT management. Before joining UOL in 2017, she was the chief executive officer of Keppel REIT Management Limited. Ms. Goh was previously the deputy chief executive officer (Singapore) of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited. She had also held various senior positions at CapitaLand Group, where her last appointment was deputy chief executive officer of CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited and concurrently deputy country head (Singapore) of CapitaLand Mall Asia Limited. Ms Goh graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) degree. She also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, USA. Ms. Goh is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Sien Seu Yeong

Mr. Yeong Sien Seu serves as Senior General Manager - Legal & Secretariat and Company Secretary of the Company. He joined the Group in 2006 and assists the Company Secretary on corporate secretarial matters and compliance with listing requirements. He also oversees legal matters for the Group and Pan Pacific Hotels Group, and facilitates the Company's risk management programme. Mr. Yeong is a director of several of the Group’s subsidiaries. Before joining the Company, he was responsible for legal matters at Fraser and Neave Limited. Mr. Yeong completed his pupillage and practised at Rajah & Tann before joining Sembcorp Limited. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1995. He is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law.

Weng Khoon Chan

Mr. Chan Weng Khoon serves as Senior General Manager - Property & Engineering of the Company. He is responsible for engineering and property management of the Group. He is also a Director of several of the Group’s subsidiaries. Mr Chan joined the Group in 2007 and had previously worked with Indeco Engineers Pte Ltd where he was responsible for facilities management. Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) degree and a Master of Business Administration (International Business) from the Nanyang Technological University. He is a Member of the Fire Safety and Shelter Department Standing Committee and Fire Code Review Committee of the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Bin Hong Yeo

Mr. Yeo Bin Hong serves as Deputy General Manager - Internal Audit of the Company. He oversees internal audit for both UOL and Pan Pacific Hotels Group. Prior to joining UOL in 1997, he spent four years as an external auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore, working on statutory audit assignments for various companies. Mr. Yeo holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the Nanyang Technological University. He is a non-practising Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (Singapore).

Bing Seng Kwa

Soon Hup Neo

Mr. Neo Soon Hup serves as Chief Operating Officer, PPHG of the Company. Mr. Neo was appointed as Executive Vice-President, Operations on 1 January 2019. Previously, he was the Senior Vice-President, Operations. Mr. Neo drives the operational performance, systems management and development, and service quality standards across PPHG’s global portfolio, and also oversees information technology and performance management. Prior to this, he was PPHG’s Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development, and had spent more than a decade with Pricewaterhouse Coopers before joining PPHG in 2003. Mr. Neo also serves as a Director of several PPHG subsidiaries.

Ee-Chao Wee

Mr. Wee Ee-Chao serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed chairman of the Singapore Tourism Board from January 2002 to December 2004. He was also the rst vice-president of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (“REDAS”) from 2005 to 2006 and continued to serve on the committee of REDAS from 2007 to 2010.

Chin Yon Lee

Mr. Lee Chin Yon serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He joined United Overseas Bank Limited (“UOB”) in 1980 and has more than 40 years’ experience in the financial industry. He was the adviser to UOB Group Retail before retiring in April 2019. Mr Lee was the Country CEO of UOB (Malaysia) before he was appointed in 2003 as Head of International Division, UOB. Mr Lee was also concurrently the then Group Retail Head (Personal Financial Services and Business Banking). Mr Lee was also a nonexecutive director of UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Limited from 2006 to 2017 and a member of its audit committee.

Weng Keong Low

Mr. Low Weng Keong serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was formerly the country managing partner of Ernst & Young, Singapore, and a past global chairman and president of CPA Australia.

Hon Thang Poon

Mr. Poon Hon Thang serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has more than three decades of experience in the fi nancial industry. From 1979 to 1988, Mr Poon served at Citibank N.A. (Singapore) where he was responsible for credit, marketing, remedial management and structured fi nance. From 1988 to 2006, before he retired as senior executive vice president from United Overseas Bank Limited (“UOB”), Mr Poon was responsible for consumer banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, corporate fi nance and international banking at UOB.

Hwee Cher Sim

Mr. Sim Hwee Cher serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has over 30 years of audit experience and has been actively involved in managing audits of companies including real estate, construction and insurance industries. Mr Sim was vice chairman (operations), assurance leader and member of the leadership team at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Singapore (“PwC”) and executive committee member of PwC China, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong before his retirement in July 2018.

Tiong Cheng Tan

Mr. Tan Tiong Cheng serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has amassed an extensive and in-depth knowledge of real estate, both in the public and private sectors over the last four decades. Mr Tan stepped down as President of Knight Frank Asia Pacifi c on 31 March 2019. Upon his retirement, Mr Tan assumed the role of senior adviser to Knight Frank Asia Pacific.