Board of Directors

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Mr. Ow Chin Seng, PBM

OwChinSeng-SExecutive Chairman cum CEO

Date of appointment: 31 March 1990
Date of last re-election: 27 April 2015

Mr. Ow Chin Seng joined the Company in 1978. As Executive Chairman cum CEO, Mr. Ow is primarily responsible for the business and strategic development of the Group. With over 40 years of experience in the hardware and steel industry, Mr. Ow has been instrumental in the strategic direction and development of the Group.

Mr. Ow is currently the President of Singapore-China Business Association, Vice-Chairman of Trade Association & Membership Affairs Committee of SCCCI, Council member of Singapore-Zhejiang Economic & Trade Council and Immediate past president of Singapore Metal & Machinery Association. He is also active in public service activities, serving as a member on the committees of several public organisations, such as Advisor of School Advisory Committee for Pei Tong Primary School, Patron of Bukit Gombak Constituency Citizen’s Consultative Committee and Honorary Chairman of Singapore Wushu Dragon & Lion Dance Federation. He was awarded the title of Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) during the National Day Award Ceremony in 2007.


Mr. Ng Kim Keang

NgKimKeang-SExecutive Director cum Chief Operating Officer

Date of appointment: 3 January 2005
Date of last re-election: 30 April 2018

Mr. Ng Kim Keang joined the Company in January 2003 as Financial Controller, and was promoted to Executive Director in January 2005 and Chief Operating Officer in March 2015. Currently, Mr. Ng is responsible for managing the overall operations and the finance and accounting matters of the Group. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ng worked in Deloitte & Touche, Malaysia, and Ernst & Young, Singapore. Mr. Ng holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and is a full member of CPA Australia and CA Singapore.


Mr. Ow Eei Meng Benjamin

Benjamin-SExecutive Director

Date of appointment: 1 March 2015
Date of last re-election: 30 April 2018

Mr. Benjamin Ow worked in the Company’s IT department from 2007 to 2008 before going on to pursue further studies. Rejoining the Company in February 2013 as Assistant to Executive Chairman cum CEO and Supply Chain Manager of Distribution Business in Singapore, Mr. Ow was subsequently appointed as an Executive Director in March 2015. He is currently responsible for the overall distribution business of the Group and the Group’s supply chain operations – including project management, risk assessment and strategic planning. Mr. Ow holds a Master of Commerce from Macquarie University, Australia and Degree in Computing from the National University of Singapore.


Mr. Lee Bon Leong, BBM, JP

LeeBonLeong-SIndependent Director

Date of appointment: 31 July 2003
Date of last re-election: 28 April 2016

Mr. Lee Bon Leong is a Senior Partner in Lee Bon Leong & Co (Advocates & Solicitors). He has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Singapore.

Mr. Lee has been appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the President of Singapore since November 1998 and serves as a member of the Board of Visiting Justices and the Board of Inspection. He had been a member of the Panel for the Disciplinary Committee of Enquiry, Public Service Commission. Mr. Lee is the Vice-Chairman and Trustee of the Inmates’ Families Support Fund and Chairman of the Home Detention Advisory Committee 2. Mr. Lee was conferred the Public Service Star (BBM) award in 2012. In April 2016, Mr. Lee was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the SCDF and SPF Detention Barracks.

Present directorship in listed companies: Asia Enterprises Holding Ltd and Megachem Ltd. Past directorships held over preceding three years in listed companies: Nil


Mr. John Lim Geok Peng

JohnLimIndependent Director

Date of appointment: 11 July 2017
Date of last re-election: 30 April 2018

Mr. John Lim Geok Peng is Audit and Assurance Partner as well as HR and Training Partner at PKF-CAP LLP. He graduated with Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore and is a practicing member of the Institute of Singapore  Chartered Accountant as well as CPA (Australia).
Mr. Lim serves as a member of ACRA’s Complaints and Disciplinary Committee. He is also appointed as a lay person on the Inquiry Panel of the Legal Profession Act. Previously, Mr.Lim was a member of the Public Accounting Practice Committee of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant. He was also previously the Deputy Director and Head of the Practice Monitoring Division of ISCA, Co-Managing Director of a public accounting firm and CFO of a large non-profit organisation.

Present directorship in listed companies: Nil

Past directorships held over preceding three years in listed companies: Nil