Mr Chng Hee Kok was appointed Chairman and Independent Director on 1 September 2015. He is also a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
Mr Chng was formerly a Member of Parliament of Singapore from 1984 to 2001. His business experience and leadership positions spanned across Manufacturing, Property Development, Hotel Management, Trading, Entertainment and Food & Beverage Industries. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd, Scotts Holdings Limited, Hartawan Holdings Limited, HG Metals Manufacturing Limited and LH Group Limited. He held past directorships at Public Utilities Board, Sentosa Development Corporation and Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr Chng currently serves as Independent Director in Samudera Shipping Line Ltd, Full Apex (Holdings) Limited, Luxking Group Holdings Limited, United Food Holdings Limited and Chaswood Resources Holdings Ltd.
Mr Chng graduated from the University of Singapore with a First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and was awarded Institute of Engineers Singapore Gold Medal and Mobil Silver Medal. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore, and completed the Program for Executive Development at IMD – Lausanne Switzerland.