Board of Directors & Officers of the Company
Mr Ho Sheng
Independent, Non-Executive Chairman.
Ho Sheng was appointed Lead Independent and Non-Executive Director on 24 June 2015.
Mr. Ho has more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He was Senior Vice President, Investments at Citigroup Global Markets. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Ho was a shareholder, Executive Director and Board Member of the stockbroking unit of UBS Warburg. Mr. Ho has extensive experience in market cycles and exposure to regional equity markets. He is currently the Chairman and Independent Director of Cordlife Group Limited, listed on SGX.
Mr. Ho holds a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, Sydney. He is a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).
Dr Goh Jin Hian
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Dr Goh Jin Hian was appointed as Executive Director on 24 June 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer on 7 July 2015.
Dr Goh is currently an Independent Director of SGX-listed Cordlife Group Limited. He is also a Director in Parkway Shenton Pte Ltd, Shenton Insurance Pte Ltd and IAG Healthsciences Pte Ltd, all of which are healthcare-related companies. Prior to joining New Silkroutes Group, Dr Goh was a C-suite executive in ParkwayHealth from 1999-2011 and an Executive Director in a private oil and gas company from 2012-2014.
He has also been serving on the Council of the Singapore Human Resource Institute since 2007 and currently holds the position of Vice-President. He had also previously served on the Council of the Singapore Medical Association.
Dr Goh obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 1992. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of Hull. In addition, Dr Goh completed The Wharton Advanced Management Program in 2005.
Mr Lee Soek Shen
Shen was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 30 Mar 2015.
He has more than 20 years of experience in areas of strategic analysis, corporate restructuring & turnaround, post-merger integration, and capital markets financing, with direct experience across various industries such as securities, oil & gas, real estate, healthcare and technology industries with a focus on strategy and value-creation.
Building on his experience and background, Shen is responsible for making recommendations to the Board with regards to the group’s capabilities, corporate policies, and capital allocation.
He is currently holding several senior executive appointments in companies across Asia and Europe.
Ms Chen Chou Mei Mei Vivien
Independent and Non-Executive Director
Chen Chou Mei Mei Vivien was appointed Independent and Non-Executive Director on 24 June 2015.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in the United States of America and has over 30 years’ experience in investments, in particular, property related investments. She is a non-executive director of Agritrade Resources Limited. She is also currently a non-executive director of SEHK-listed Wing Tai Properties Limited. She retired as an independent non-executive director of Bingo Group Holdings Limited with effect from 15 August 2014.
Ms Chen is a director of Farnham and Gala which are the substantial shareholders of Wing Tai Properties Limited within the meaning of Part XV of the SFO.
Mr Oo Cheong Kwan Kelvyn
Kelvyn Oo was appointed Independent and Non-Executive Director on 24 June 2015.
He graduated from The University of Buckingham with LLB (Honours) and subsequently obtained his LL.M (Financial Services) from The University of New South Wales.
He is a lawyer by profession and is currently a partner of Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP. His area of practice is in corporate finance and advises on mergers and acquisitions (public and private, including reverse take-overs), joint ventures, equity capital markets, corporate restructuring to advising funds on fund formation and corporate entities (listed and private) on various securities, compliance and regulatory matters. Kelvyn is also an Independent Director of Teho International Inc Ltd., a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
Mr Pao Kiew Tee
Independent and Non-Executive Director.
Mr Pao was appointed Independent and Non-Executive Director on 31st Oct 2016.
Mr. Pao, 65, has been a government auditor since 1979. He was first audit senior for the Singapore government and became assistant director, director, and group audit director. Before doing public service, he worked at an accounting firm in New Zealand from 1977 and 1978. He worked for the Commercial Bank of Australia in New Zealand from 1974 to 1977. He serves as honorary treasurer of the Serangoon Gardens Country Club. He is an independent director of Communication Design International since January 2009. He is lead independent director, chairman of audit committee, member of remuneration committee, and member of nominating committee for Wong Fong Industries. He served as an independent director for Jubilee Industries Holdings from June 9, 2009 to August 5, 2016 and for Imperium Crown from January 9, 2009 to June 30, 2016.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from University of Otago, New Zealand in 1974 and a Diploma in Banking granted by New Zealand Institute of Banks in 1977. He is a chartered secretary and administrator of United Kingdom and is a fellow of Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Singapore since 2004.
Mr Lim Koon Hock
Chief Financial Officer
Koon Hock joined Digiland as Chief Financial Officer on 1 November 2004.
His career of more than 20 years spans auditing, finance, accounts and corporate functions in both private and public listed companies.
Koon Hock has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) degree from the University of Auckland, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.