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United Engineers Ltd (UTES.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ngiap Joo Tan

70 2007 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chee Keong Tan

43 2015 Group Chief Financial Officer

Steven Ong

Chief Executive Officer- Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution (EMD) Division

Ka Cheung Ip

63 2015 Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Fook Cheong Tang

54 2013 Managing Director - Environmental Engineering Division

Ryan Sun

General Manager- Hospitality Division

Swee Hong Tan

2015 Group Company Secretary

Lap Wah Lee

63 2016 Non-Executive Non-independent Director

Beng Seng Koh

65 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Poh Tiong Koh

69 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chun Leng Lim

2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheong Fook Wong

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Lim

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Ngiap Joo Tan

Mr. Tan Ngiap Joo is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of United Engineers Ltd. He holds B.A., University of Western Australia, Australia. Mr. Tan joined the Board in October 2006 and was appointed Chairman in April 2007. Mr. Tan was last re-elected as a Director in 2012 and serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees. Mr. Tan was the Deputy President of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC Bank”) and CEO of the Bank of Singapore (Australia) Limited. Currently, Mr. Tan is a Director of OCBC Bank, China Fishery Group Limited, Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. and Tan Chong International Limited.

Chee Keong Tan

Mr. Tan Chee Keong Roy is Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Roy Tan is responsible for finance and other corporate functions of the Group, and is also responsible for the Group’s strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, new business initiatives and divestitures. Mr Tan is presently overseeing the Group’s Property division. Mr. Tan has more than 15 years of experience in operations management, business development and strategic planning. Before joining the WBL Group in May 2006, he held various positions in OCBC Bank, ST Electronics and PhillipCapital. Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Oxford, UK, as well as a Master of Social Sciences (Applied Economics) and a Master of Science (Management of Technology) from National University of Singapore. He is a FRM certified by Global Association of Risk Professionals and a CFA charterholder.

Steven Ong

Mr. Steven Ong is Chief Executive Officer- Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution (EMD) Division of the United Engineers Ltd. Mr. Steven Ong is responsible for its strategy and operations. Mr. Ong joined the WBL Group in 1984 as Financial Controller and Company Secretary of Polytek Wearnes Holding Limited. Since then, he had held the positions of General Manager (Finance & Administration) and Company Secretary of Wearnes International (1994) Limited and Managing Director of WBL’s trading division. Before joining the WBL Group, he was with Price Waterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. Ong holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a member of CA (Singapore) and a Fellow of CPA (Australia).

Ka Cheung Ip

Mr. Ip Ka Cheung is Group Managing Director, Executive Director of United Engineers Ltd. He holds B.Sc (Econs), London School of Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales CPA Singapore. Mr. Ip joined the Board in December 2009 and was last re-elected as a Director in 2013. Mr Ip serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is the Chairman of the Corporate Office. Mr. Ip retired as the President and Group CEO of The Straits Trading Company Limited (“STC”) in October 2009. Prior to joining STC in 1983, he was with Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young LLP). Currently, Mr. Ip is a Director and the Acting Group CEO of Great Eastern Holdings Limited (“GEH”) and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad. He is an Independent and Non- Executive Director of AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT Management Limited as well as a member of the Building and Construction Authority Board.

Fook Cheong Tang

Mr. Tang Fook Cheong serves as Managing Director - Environmental Engineering Division for United Engineers Ltd. He is responsible for strategy and operations in the water, medical waste treatment and renewable energy sectors. Mr. Tang has more than 20 years of experience in environmental engineering solutions and project management in the region. Before joining the Group in 1995, he was an Engineering Manager in MEI Project Engineers Pte Ltd. Mr. Tang holds a Master in Business Administration from University of Hull, UK.

Ryan Sun

Mr. Ryan Sun is General Manager- Hospitality Division of United Engineers Ltd. Mr. Sun is the General Manager of the Group’s Hospitality division that manages the Park Avenue chain of hotels and serviced suites which has a total of 708 hotel keys, as well as UE Serviced Office and Convention Centre business with regional presence in Hong Kong and Jakarta. Mr. Sun joined the Group’s facility management business in 1991 as the Manager in Taiwan and subsequently the General Manager in Singapore. He became the country head for the Group’s environmental engineering investments in China before heading the Hospitality division. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Head of Marketing with American Management Association. Mr. Sun holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Fu-Jen Catholic University of Taipei, Taiwan. He is a council member of SHATEC Mentorship Advisory Council.

Swee Hong Tan

Lap Wah Lee

Beng Seng Koh

Mr. Koh Beng Seng is Non-Executive Independent Director of United Engineers Ltd. Mr. Koh joined the Board in October 2013 and was last re-elected as a Director in 2014. Mr. Koh serves as Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Koh has vast experience in the banking and financial sector. He was the Deputy President of United Overseas Bank Limited (“UOB”) from June 2000 to 31 January 2005 and played a pivotal role in the integration of Overseas Union Bank and UOB. Prior to joining UOB in 2000, he was the Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and an Advisor to the International Monetary Fund. Currently, Mr. Koh is the CEO of Octagon Advisors Pte Ltd and Non-Executive Chairman of GEH. He is a Director of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, Sing-Han International Financial Services Limited and Hon Sui Sen Endowment CLG Limited.

Poh Tiong Koh

Mr. Koh Poh Tiong is Independent Non-Executive Director of United Engineers Ltd., since December 1, 2011. Mr. Koh was last re-elected as a Director in 2012. Mr. Koh serves as a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Koh has more than 41 years of corporate experience in sectors ranging from the maritime to food and beverage industries. He was the CEO of Asia Pacifi c Breweries Limited for 15 years, followed by CEO of Fraser and Neave, Limited’s food and beverage division for three years. Currently, Mr. Koh is the Non-Executive and Non- Independent Chairman and Senior Advisor of Ezra Holdings Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of Times Publishing Ltd. He is a Director, Advisor and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Fraser and Neave, Limited, a Director of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, Raffles Medical Group Ltd, SATS Ltd and Petra Foods Limited. He is a member on the Evaluation Panel of Casino Regulatory Authority on Integrated Resorts’ Tourism Performance, Ministry of Trade and Industry. He is also the Chairman of both the Singapore Kindness Movement and the National Kidney Foundation.

Chun Leng Lim

Dr. Lim Chun Leng (Michael) is Independent Non-Executive Director of United Engineers Ltd. He holds MBBS, MMED (Int Med), FAMS, Singapore MRCP, United Kingdom, FRCP, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Dr. Michael Lim Chun Leng joined the Board in March 2000 and was last re-elected as a Director in 2014. Dr Lim serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee. Dr. Lim is a medical doctor and has served on the Boards of several public listed and private companies. He has also sat on various Government committees as a Member of Parliament. Currently, Dr. Lim is a Medical Director of Singapore Heart, Stroke & Cancer Centre Pte Ltd. He is also an Advisory Panel Member, North East Community Development Council. He continues to sit on various international committees in the field of cardiology.

Cheong Fook Wong

Mr. Wong Cheong Fook CPA is Non-Executive Independent Director of United Engineers Ltd. Mr. Wong joined the Board in January 2011 and was last re-elected as a Director in 2013. Mr. Wong serves as a member of the Audit & Risk and Nominating Committees. Mr. Wong was a Partner with Ernst & Young and the Managing Director of Wearnes Technology Pte Ltd. Currently, Mr. Wong is a Director of PEC Ltd. and Energy Market Company Pte Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Republic Polytechnic and a Board member of the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore and the Charity Council.

David Lim