Board Of Directors
- Ms Song Xingyi
Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairwoman
• Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering, Hefei University of Technology, 1975
Ms Song Xingyi is our Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairwoman and was appointed to our Board on 30 September 2017. She is also a member of our Nominating and Remuneration Committee. Ms Song is the Chairwoman of Shanghai Yinda Technology Group Co., Ltd and sits in the Shanghai Communications Industry Association Council.
After graduation, Ms Song was appointed as project leader of the high voltage laboratory, providing technical support for Anhui Electric Power Plant in Anhui Electric Power Research Institute from 1975 to 1988, and was responsible for the first 500 KV transmission line commissioning in Anhui Province.
In 1988, Ms Song was appointed as General Manager in Anhui Diantong Communication Engineering Co., Ltd (formerly known as Diantong Institute). Diantong was one of the pioneers to be engaged in public wireless communication network construction, mainly undertaking professional network construction and maintenance of public security, banking, transportation. Diantong was also involved in wireless train controlling system, BB machine connection network, and public network which was activated in the 90s. During 1995, the contribution of Diantong was significant in the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) field when GSM was just starting out in China.
In 2001, Ms Song founded Shanghai Yinda Science and Technology Industrial Co., Ltd where she was appointed as General Manger until 2010. After the establishment of Shanghai Yinda Technology Group Co., Ltd. in 2010, Ms Song was appointed as Chairwoman from then till date.
- Mr Henry Tan Song Kok
Lead Independent Director
• First Class Honours Degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore, 1988 • Fellow of Chartered Accountant of Singapore • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountant in Australia and New Zealand • Advanced Executive Management Program Beijing Tsinghua University, 2011
Mr Henry Tan Song Kok is our Lead Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 30 September 2017. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of Nominating Committee.
In 1988, Mr Tan started his career with a big 4 firm in audit before he was promoted to audit manager in 1993, where he was responsible for the audit of companies from various industries. He then founded Nexia TS Pte Ltd in 1993 where he currently serves as the Managing Director of Nexia TS Pte Ltd and Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation. Mr Tan is responsible for managing the practice to ensure all lines of services are functioning effectively and efficiently.
Mr Tan also holds directorship for several companies. He is a director of YHI International Limited, BH Global Limited listed on the SGX and China New Town Development Co Ltd which is listed on the Hong Kong Exchange. He is also the Chairman of the Nanyang Business School Alumni Advisory Board of NTU. He was previously on the board of Ascendas REIT, Raffles Education and Chosen Holdings Limited. He served previously on the Global board of Nexia International and its Chairman for Asia Pacific for many years overseeing the region.
Mr Tan is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Ltd and Singapore Institute of Directors and a member of Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc (Singapore Chapter) and Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professional Limited.
- Ms Tang Qun
• MBA, Master’s Degree with Tongji University, 2001
• Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering, Shanghai University for Science and Technology, 1991
Ms. Tang Qun is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 9 February 2018. She is the Chairwoman of Nominating committee and is a member of our Audit and Remuneration Committee.
Ms. Tang started her career in China Zhenhua (Group) Technology Limited Co. and assumed the position of multi-media business department’s vice manager in 1991 before she further went on and developed her career in the human resources field, working with Zuoyou Human Resources Consulting Co. Ltd. as a consultant. After that, she progressed and assumed the position as Manager of Human Resources of Product Development at Kingdee Software (China) Co. Ltd, there, she was in charge of directing system projects of enterprises’ like McDonald’s (China), the Business Bank of Shenzhen, FUJI XEROX, and Fed Ex, etc. She is currently working with AVIC International Holding Corporation working as their Senior Project Manager and co- currently in charge of the planning and development of enterprise strategy and the management of investments.
- Mr Cheam Heng Haw, Howard
• Bachelor’s Degree of Law from King’s College, University of London
• Member of the Law Society of Singapore
Mr Howard Cheam is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 30 September 2017. He currently chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr Cheam is an equity partner at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP. He currently practices in the specialised field of Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has been involved in many initial public offerings and reverse takeovers.
He has also been involved in both public and private M&A transactions within and outside of Singapore. His experience includes various fund-raising exercises for listed and unlisted companies such as the issue of bond instruments, convertible instruments and placements. In addition, he also handles general corporate and advisory work, such as joint ventures, trade transactions and investments.Mr Cheam is involved in continuing sponsorship activities whereby he is a registered professional with the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Ltd.