TAN YEE CHIN, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
TAN YEE HO, Executive Director
TAN YEE LEONG, Executive Director
LEE SEN CHOON, Lead Independent Director
TAN SIAK HEE, Independent Director
YAP KIAN PENG, Independent Director
Tan Yee Chin, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the overall management, operations, charting and reviewing of corporate directions and strategies of our Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the aluminium alloy products industry and has been instrumental in growing the business of our Group. Tan Yee Chin started his career with our Group in 1984, focusing on sales to local customers and progressing to overseas sales in 1988. During the period from 1995 to 2002, he was also involved in managing the businesses of Concentrate Engineering Pte. Ltd. and Concentrate Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd., companies wholly-owned by Tan Yee Chin and his family. He oversaw the operations of both companies which were engaged in the business of manufacturing and trading of cement bricks and clay bricks.
Tan Yee Ho, our Executive Director, is responsible for overseeing our sales and marketing initiatives in Singapore and overseas markets, and business development initiatives. He has over 25 years of experience in the aluminium alloy products industry and has been instrumental in expanding our Group's businesses in the various overseas markets. Tan Yee Ho has been with our Group since we commenced our operations in 1984 and was primarily responsible for sales and procurement. As our overseas market expanded, he relinquished his responsibilities in procurement to Tan Yee Leong in 1995 to focus on sales and marketing.
Tan Yee Leong, our Executive Director, oversees the procurement of our Group. He also assists our Executive Director, Tan Yee Ho, in servicing the accounts of some local and overseas customers to keep abreast of the developments and trends in customers' demands. He has been with our Group since we commenced operations in 1984 and was primarily responsible for the operations of the Group. His responsibilities expanded to include overseeing our Group's procurement functions in 1995.
Lee Sen Choon was appointed as the Lead Independent Director of our Company on 31 October 2007. He is currently a partner of Messrs UHY Lee Seng Chan & Co., a public accounting firm in Singapore. He has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, audit, taxation and corporate secretarial work. Lee Sen Choon is the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Singapore Chinese High School and the Treasurer of Board of Governors of Hwa Chong Institution. He is also the Chairman of the School Advisory Committee of Xingnan Primary School. In addition, he sits on a number of publicly listed companies as an independent director. These companies are Best World International Ltd, Hor Kew Corporation Ltd and Rokko Holdings Ltd. Lee Sen Choon is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a practising member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Singapore. Lee Sen Choon holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the then Nanyang University and has a post-graduate diploma in Management Studies from the University of Salford, United Kingdom.
Tan Siak Hee was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 31 October 2007. He has been the sole-proprietor of Messrs S H Tan & Associates, a law firm in Singapore, for the past 29 years. Tan Siak Hee is a Commissioner for Oaths of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Tan Siak Hee holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of London and is a Barrister-at-law from Lincoln's Inn, London, United Kingdom. He holds a Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the National University of Singapore. He is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators based in London. He also holds a Master of Arts degree from Kelaniya University.
Yap Kian Peng was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 31 October 2007. Since 2005, he has been the executive director of Capital Equity Holdings Pte Ltd, a private equity investment company. Yap Kian Peng has business interests in petrochemicals, food and beverage and property development. From 2004 to 2010, he was the executive director of CKG Chemicals Pte Ltd, in charge of their financing and accounting functions. He was employed by Maybank from 2001 to 2004, initially as a senior business development manager and subsequently promoted to be the team head of Trade Finance Business Development Group. From 1998 to 2000, Yap Kian Peng was a director of You Yi Glass Contractor Pte Ltd, a company engaged in the business of trading in glass sheets. He joined Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited in 1992 and when he left in 1998, he was an assistant manager at the bank. Yap Kian Peng graduated from RMIT University, Australia, with a Bachelor Degree in Business (Business Administration). He is currently an Acting Chairman and Executive Director of Jackspeed Corporaton Ltd. He is also an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of China Bearing (Singapore) Ltd. and Seroja Investment Ltd, and is also an Independent Director of Travelite Holdings Ltd., these companies are listed on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange. He is also the Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Sincap Group Limited, a company listed on Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange.