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United Global Ltd (UNIT.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wiranto ..

76 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jacky Tan

51 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Alex Lim

55 General Manager

Shawn Tan

40 Deputy General Manager

Steven Cham

35 Financial Controller

Ety ..

48 Executive Director

Soon Chew Pin

41 Senior Operations Manager

Wah Loh Sook

42 Senior Supply Chain Manager

Ken Tan

66 Regional Business Development Manager

Kuei Lian Siau

2017 Company Secretary

Gerald Mahoney

69 Lead Independent Director

Weng Leong Koon

56 2016 Independent Director

Tan Teng Muan

54 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wiranto ..

Mr. Wiranto is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is our Non-Executive Chairman and is responsible for the overall strategic direction of our Group. Wiranto is also a director of United Oil Company. Wiranto is one (1) of the founders of our Group and has contributed instrumentally to the success of our Group with his keen business acumen and significant experience in the overall management of companies. In particular, he has founded and grown several quarry and mining companies in Indonesia, and has more than 30 years of experience in the quarry and mining industry, providing business direction and management to develop the operations and scale of these companies.

Jacky Tan

Mr. Jacky Tan is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He is responsible for the overall strategic, management and business development of our Group. Jacky Tan is one (1) of the founders of our Group and has more than 17 years of experience in the lubricant industry. Under Jacky Tan’s management and leadership, our Group has built up our business and reputation over the years to become a prominent lubricant manufacturer in the lubricant industry. Prior to founding our Group, Jacky Tan had eight (8) years of working experience, having served as the general manager and operations directors of two (2) quarry and mining companies in Indonesia which operated several quarries and mining operations. As general manager, he was responsible for managing the administrative and overall operations of the company, as well as the planning, design, construction, production and maintenance of quarry plants. He led the company to adopt a different quarry extraction method, moving from gravel mining method to mountaintop removal mining method, thereby improving the scale of operation of the company substantially. As operations director, he developed policies to optimise the maintenance of heavy equipment to minimise wear and tear, as well as improved the production cycle of the quarries by upgrading and improving the extraction tools and methods to yield better output. Besides these, while he was employed in these two (2) companies, Jacky Tan implemented formal corporate processes to streamline the operations of the companies. He also put in place a new IT system in the companies that allowed all the business divisions (including inventory control, spare parts management and repairs) to be accessed from a centralised database, resulting in more cost-efficient operations. Jacky Tan graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Building in 1991. Jacky Tan graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Building in 1991.

Alex Lim

Mr. Alex Lim is General Manager of the Company. He has been with United Oil Company since the year of its incorporation in 1999. He is responsible for assisting our Executive Directors in overseeing all operational aspects of the business, including but not limited to addressing technical queries in relation to our Group’s products, as part of the business’ customer service support. He has also, since United Oil Company’s receipt of the ISO 9001 certification, been the management representative and is charged with ensuring compliance with the prescribed standards. Alex Lim has more than 26 years experience in the lubricant industry. He first ventured into the lubricant business working as a chemist and subsequently, the production manager for Imexco Petroleum Pte. Ltd., a company which was subsequently acquired by Cosmo Lubricants Pte. Ltd., in 1989. Alex Lim joined Unocal Pacific Blending Pte. Ltd. as the production manager in 1993 where he was responsible for production planning, co-ordination and control of all materials, labour and facilities of the manufacturing plant. He was with a local lubricant company from 1995 to 1999 where he joined as the production manager and was subsequently promoted to the factory manager and deputy general manager roles. Alex Lim graduated from Campbell University with a Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude), majoring in Chemistry and Statistics in 1985, and was awarded a Master of Business Administration from the University of Leicester in 1998. Alex Lim also obtained a Diploma in Business Efficiency and Productivity (Production Management) from the National Productivity Board of Singapore in 1992.

Shawn Tan

Mr. Shawn Tan is Deputy General Manager of the Company. and is responsible for assisting our Executive Directors and General Manager in overseeing all operational aspects of the business. Shawn Tan has more than 17 years of experience in the lubricant industry. He worked as the assistant finance manager of a local lubricant company for one (1) year prior to joining United Oil Company, where he was subsequently promoted from the role of assistant finance manager to account manager, senior manager and thereafter deputy general manager. Shawn Tan initiated the development and implementation of United Oil Company’s computer networking, accounting, internal control and human resource management system. His promotion to account manager prompted the expansion of his portfolio to business development and marketing. Shawn Tan graduated from the University of Canberra, and was conferred a Bachelor of Commerce degree (majoring in Accounting) in 1998.

Steven Cham

Mr. Steven Cham is Financial Controller of the Company. He is responsible for the finance and management reporting, internal controls, and investor relations matters of our Group. Prior to joining our Group in July 2015, Steven Cham was the financial controller of Juken Technology Limited, a manufacturer of precision mould plastic components, from 2011, where he was responsible for all the financial matters of the group. From 2004 to 2005 and 2006 to 2010, he was an audit assistant and audit supervisor at Paul Wan & Co and Baker Tilly TFW, respectively, where he was involved in the statutory audit of companies. Steven Cham is a chartered accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, and obtained his diploma in accounting from The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2000. He is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Ety ..

Ms. Ety is Executive Director of the Company. She is responsible for the overall business operations of our Group. Ety joined our Group soon after its incorporation in 1999 and has played an instrumental role in the development and growth of our Group and our business segments. Prior to joining our Group, Ety was the finance manager of an Indonesia company from 1991 to 1998 where she had implemented and maintained the accounting and procedures system and was responsible for all finance related matters. Ety obtained a Bachelor degree in Commerce, specialising in Management Sciences from the University of Canberra in 1991.

Soon Chew Pin

Mr. Chew Pin Soon is Senior Operations Manager of the Company. He is responsible for assisting Alex Lim, our General Manager, in day-to-day operations of the business. Chew Pin Soon has more than 17 years of experience in the lubricant industry. He started off as the production coordinator at a local lubricant company for one (1) year, before joining our Group as our operations manager in 1999. In addition to assisting our General Manager in the day-to-day operations of the business, Chew Pin Soon is also responsible for all production and operational activities, which include but are not limited to liaising with customers on the orders and scheduling the blending and filling of lubricants. Chew Pin Soon was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics and Finance from the Curtin University of Technology in 1998.

Wah Loh Sook

Ms. Loh Sook Wah is Senior Supply Chain Manager of the Company. She is responsible for planning the master production schedule, procurement of raw materials and product formulation support. Loh Sook Wah began her career with our Group in 2000 as a chemist where she was in charge of testing the quality of our products, before being promoted to the position of assistant production manager, supply chain manager and subsequently the Senior Supply Chain Manager. Loh Sook Wah graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 1999 and was awarded a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Logistics from the University College Dublin, National University of Ireland in 2015. She has also obtained a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from the Singapore Institute of Materials Management, where she had achieved the top student award in 2013.

Ken Tan

Mr. Ken Tan is Regional Business Development Manager of the Company. He is responsible for identifying market opportunities for the introduction of new products and services, as well as building and managing relationships with major customers and suppliers. He is also responsible for heading the business development department of our Group, as well as the branding and marketing activities of our Group. Ken Tan has significant experience in the sales and marketing of lubricants, which he had gained from his 31 years of work experience at Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd from 1973 to 2004, where he had risen to the position of regional sales manager, with particular emphasis on retail sales in service stations and liquid petroleum gas (“LPG”) sales. As regional sales manager, Ken Tan was responsible for overseeing the operations of 20 service stations operated by franchisees, as well as for managing approximately 100 LPG distributors in Singapore.

Kuei Lian Siau

Gerald Mahoney

Mr. Gerald F. Mahoney is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of our Company on 1 June 2016. In 1981, Gerald Mah joined UMF (Singapore) Limited (now known as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Singapore Limited) as the administrative and finance manager, subsequently becoming the assistant general manager from 1985 to 1989. He then held the position of general manager and director between 1990 and 1999. In April 1999, he became the chief executive officer of UMF (Singapore) Limited (now known as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Singapore Limited), a position he held until June 2005, where he was responsible for overall management of the company, with an overview of the portfolio acquisition and management, funding and shareholders’ relationship. Subsequently, he was employed as a consultant by UMF (Singapore) Limited (now known as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Singapore Limited) from 2005 to 2006. He is currently retired. Gerald Mah was previously an independent director of ETLA Limited, a company previously listed on the SGX-ST, from 2007 to 2009, and mDR Limited, a company listed on the SGX-ST, from 2005 to 2015. Gerald Mah qualified as a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Weng Leong Koon

Mr. Leong Koon Weng is Independent Director of the company since 1 June 2016. He is currently director of business development at ValueMax Group Limited and an executive director of VM Credit Pte. Ltd. Leong Koon Weng has 20 years of experience in banking where he has held various positions in corporate banking, enterprise banking and credit risk review. Prior to joining the ValueMax group in 2014, Leong Koon Weng was an executive director of Windsor Management Pte. Ltd. from 2013 to 2014, where he was involved in fund raising, investment and financial management. From 2011 to 2013, he was a senior audit manager with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, where he was responsible for audit on compliance with credit policies and processes in respect of corporate loans. From 2009 to 2011, he was the chief financial officer of Oceanus Group Limited, where he was responsible for the accounting and financial management of the Oceanus group of companies. From 2003 to 2009, he was an executive director of Gates Electronics Limited, where he was responsible for general management of the Gates group of companies. From 1996 to 2003, he was a vice president at Keppel Bank of Singapore Limited, which merged with Tat Lee Bank Ltd and subsequently with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, where he headed a team of relationship managers in the enterprise banking department. Leong Koon Weng was an independent director of China Kunda Technology Holdings Limited from 2008 to 2011 and has been an independent director of Imperium Crown Limited since 2014. Both China Kunda Technology Holdings Limited and Imperium Crown Limited are listed on the SGX-ST.

Tan Teng Muan

Mr. Tan Teng Muan is Independent Director of the Company. He is Independent Director and chairman of our Nominating Committee. He was appointed to the Board of our Company on 1 June 2016. Tan Teng Muan is currently a Commissioner for Oaths and a partner in the civil and commercial litigation practice of Mallal & Namazie. Tan Teng Muan has over 28 years of experience in legal practice. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1988, and has been a partner of Mallal & Namazie since 1991. Tan Teng Muan is an independent director of Overseas Education Limited, a company listed on the SGXST since 2013. Tan Teng Muan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 1987. He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law.