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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Koh Boon Hwee, 65
Chairman

Member of Board of Directors
Chairman, Non-independent & Non-executive Director

Mr. Koh Boon Hwee was first appointed non-independent, non-executive director on YHS Board on 1 January 2009 and subsequently, from 26 April 2010, he was appointed non-executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Koh was last re-elected as a director of the Company on 24 April 2015.

Mr. Koh started his career in year 1977 at Hewlett Packard and rose to become its Managing Director in Singapore, a post he held from 1985 to 1990. From 1991 to 2000, he was Executive Chairman of the Wuthelam Group.

Mr. Koh was the Chairman of the Singapore Telecom Group (SingTel) and its predecessor organisations from 1986 to 2001, Chairman of Singapore Airlines Limited from July 2001 to December 2005 and Chairman of DBS Group and DBS Bank from January 2006 to April 2010. He also served on the Board of MediaRing Ltd from April 1998 to October 2009 and Board of Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd from November 1996 to September 2010.

Mr. Koh received his Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, and his MBA (Distinction) from the Harvard Business School.

Mr. S. Chandra Das, 76
Deputy Chairman, Lead Independent Director

Member of Board of Directors
Chairman of Nominating Committee
Member of Audit & Risk Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee
Member of Executive Committee

Mr. S. Chandra Das was appointed Independent Director on YHS Board on 1 September 2002 and subsequently, from 1 November 2005, he was appointed as Lead Independent Director. He was re-appointed as a Director of the Company on 22 April 2016.

Mr. Das has over 36 years of experience primarily in companies involved in the trading and manufacturing industries. Mr. Das served as the Singapore Trade Representative to the USSR from 1970 to 1971, Chairman of the Trade Development Board from 1983 to 1986, Chairman of NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd from 1993 to 2005, Director of Sincere Watch Limited from 2010 to 2012, Director of CapitaMall Trust Management Ltd from 2002 to 2012, Chairman & Director of Nera Telecommunications Ltd from 1988 to 2013 and Director of Yeo Hiap Seng (Malaysia) Berhad from 2004 to 2013.

Currently Mr. Das holds Directorships in various public listed companies including: Chairman of TalkMed Group Ltd, Director of Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited and Director of Super Group Ltd. He is also the Managing Director of NUR Investment & Trading Pte Ltd, Chairman of Arrow Asia Opportunity Fund Ltd, Chairman of Tamil Murasu Ltd, Chairman of Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd, Chairman of Eldercare Holdings Pte Ltd, Director of Global Money Remittance Pte Ltd, Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Turkey and Pro-Chancellor of Nanyang Technological University.

He served as a Member of Parliament in Singapore from 1980 to 1996.

Mr. Das received his Bachelor of Arts degree (with honours) from the University of Singapore in 1965.

Mr. Das has been conferred numerous awards, such as the President’s Medal by the Singapore Australian Business Council in 2000, the Distinguished Service (Star) Award by National Trades Union Congress in 2005, and the Public Service Star in 2014.

Mr. Melvin Teo Tzai Win, 46
Executive Director & Group Chief Executive Officer

Member of Board of Directors

Mr. Melvin Teo was appointed Executive Director on YHS Board on 1 January 2015. From 24 April 2015, Mr. Teo formally assumed the appointment of Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Teo was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 24 April 2015.

A banker by training, Mr. Teo has extensive experience in a number of key banking areas such as institutional banking, corporate finance, private equity, risk, finance, and operations. Prior to joining YHS, Mr. Teo served as the President Director of PT Bank DBS Indonesia from October 2012 to November 2014, and he was the Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank (China) Ltd from January 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Teo joined DBS Bank in July 2005 and was involved in several of the bank’s key initiatives. He was also head of the bank’s private equity group before taking on his China assignment. Prior to joining DBS Bank, he held a number of positions at Standard Chartered Bank as well as Bank of America.

Mr. Teo graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor Degree (First Class Honors) in Business (Banking).

Mr. Yap Ng Seng, 60
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Yap Ng Seng was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 1 August 2010. He is responsible for providing assistance to the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company in business operations and strategic planning.

Prior to joining YHS, Mr. Yap was the Vice President of Crown Asia Pacific Holdings Limited (now known as Crown Asia Pacific Holdings Pte. Ltd.), where he spent the last 21 years. He has extensive experience in growing business in the competitive environment.

Mr. Yap obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical & Production Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from National University of Singapore and a Master in Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Mr. Chin Yoke Choong, 65
Independent, Non-executive Director

Member of Board of Directors
Chairman of Audit & Risk Committee

Mr. Chin Yoke Choong was appointed Independent, Nonexecutive Director on YHS Board on 15 May 2006 and was last re-elected on 24 April 2015.

Mr. Chin is a member of the Council of Presidential Advisers, Singapore. He serves as a board member of several listed companies including AV Jennings Limited, Ho Bee Land Limited, Sembcorp Industries Ltd and Singapore Telecommunications Limited. He is the Chairman of NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd, Chairman of NTUC Fairprice Foundation Ltd and Deputy Chairman of NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited. He is also the Chairman of Housing and Development Board, a director of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd, Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd and Singapore Labour Foundation. Mr. Chin was Chairman of Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore from 1 April 2001 to 31 March 2006, Managing Partner of KPMG Singapore from 1992 to 2005, Director of Neptune Orient Lines Limited from 2006 to 2012, Director of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited from 2005 to 2014, Director of Singapore Power Limited from 2006 to 2014, board member of the Competition Commission of Singapore from 2005 to 2012 and Chairman of the Singapore Totalisator Board from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2012.

Mr. Chin holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore and is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Dato’ Mohamed Nizam bin Abdul Razak, 58
Independent, Non-executive Director

Member of Board of Directors
Member of Nominating Committee

Dato’ Mohamed Nizam bin Abdul Razak is a Malaysian and he was appointed as Non-executive Director on YHS Board at its Fifty-seventh Annual General Meeting held on 24 April 2013. He was last re-elected on 22 April 2016.

Dato’ Nizam was attached to Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad from 1981 to 1984 and to PB Securities Sdn Bhd from 1984 to 1998. He was independent and non-executive director of Yeo Hiap Seng (Malaysia) Berhad since 2002 until its privatisation on 11 January 2013. Dato’ Nizam presently sits on the board of Mamee-Double Decker (M) Sdn Bhd. He also serves on the board of several private limited companies engaged in a wide range of activities and is actively involved in several charitable foundations such as Noah Foundation, National Children Welfare Foundation, Yayasan Rahah, Yayasan Wah Seong and Yayasan Cemerlang. In March 2012, he was appointed Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak and in July 2013, he was appointed Chancellor of Unitar International University.

Dato’ Nizam graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Oxon) degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Dato' N. Sadasivan A/L N.N. Pillay, 77
Independent, Non-executive Director

Member of Board of Directors
Member of Audit & Risk Committee

Dato’ N. Sadasivan a/l N.N. Pillay is a Malaysian and he was appointed as Non-executive Director on YHS Board at its Fifty-seventh Annual General Meeting held on 24 April 2013 and was re-appointed on 22 April 2016.

Dato’ N. Sadasivan began his career as an Economist with the Economic Development Board, Singapore in 1963. In 1968, Dato’ N. Sadasivan joined the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) and served as the Deputy Director General from 1976 to 1983. From 1984 until his retirement in 1995, he was the Director-General of MIDA. Dato’ N. Sadasivan was an Independent and Non-executive Director of Yeo Hiap Seng (Malaysia) Berhad since 2004 until its privatisation on 11 January 2013.

From 1995 to 2010, Dato’ N. Sadasivan was the Senior Independent Director of the Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM Berhad). He was also a Director of Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad, Singapore Unit Trust and Asian Unit Trust from 1995 to 2000. From 2001 to 2012, he was the Chairman of MAS Cargo, as well as the Deputy Chairman of Malaysian Airlines System Berhad.

Presently Dato’ N. Sadasivan sits on the board of several private companies namely Panasonic Industrial Device Sales (M) Sdn Bhd, Panasonic Procurement Malaysia Sdn Bhd, NHK Manufacturing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd and two public listed companies in Malaysia namely Petronas Gas Berhad and APM Automotive Holdings Berhad. From March 2000, he has been a Director of Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia).

Dato’ N. Sadasivan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics from the University of Malaya in 1963.

Ms. Luo Dan, 48
Independent & Non-executive Director

Member of Board of Directors

Ms. Luo Dan has served as an Independent, Non-executive Director on the YHS Board since 1 January 2017.

Ms. Luo Dan is currently the Managing Director of Lego Singapore, a subsidiary of The Lego Group. Prior to her present appointment, she has spent more than a decade with the Heinz Group of companies and has extensive experience in commercial operations and financial analysis in the fast moving consumer goods industry.

Ms. Luo Dan obtained a Bachelor of Computer Science, Software from Wuhan University in 1989.

Dr. Tan Chin Nam, 66
Independent, Non-executive Director

Member of Board of Directors
Member of Audit & Risk Committee

Dr. Tan Chin Nam was appointed Independent, Non-executive Director on YHS Board on 11 January 2008. He was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 22 April 2016.

Dr. Tan is the Chairman of Temasek Management Services Pte Ltd and Global Fusion Capital Pte Ltd. His other appointments include serving as Senior Adviser to the Salim Group and Zana Capital Pte Ltd. He is a Director of Raffles Education Corporation Limited and Gallant Venture Ltd. He is also a member of Centre of Liveable Cities Advisory Board and Board of Trustees, Bankinter Foundation for Innovation (Spain).

Dr. Tan had 33 years of distinguished service in the Singapore Public Service holding various key appointments before completing his term as a Permanent Secretary in 2007. He held various top leadership positions including as General Manager and Chairman, National Computer Board, Managing Director, Economic Development Board, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Manpower, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, Chairman National Library Board and Chairman Media Development Authority. He played a leading role in the information technology, economic, tourism, manpower, library, media, arts and creative industries development of Singapore.

Dr. Tan holds degrees in industrial engineering and economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia and an MBA from University of Bradford, UK as well as two honorary doctorates from both universities. He attended Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School and is an Eisenhower Fellow. He was awarded four Public Administration Medals by the Government of Singapore


 
 
COMPANY SECRETARIES

Ms. Joanne Lim Swee Lee
Ms. Sau Ean Nee


AUDIT & RISK COMMITTEE

Mr. Chin Yoke Choong
Chairman

Mr. S. Chandra Das
Member

Dato’ N. Sadasivan a/l N.N. Pillay
Member

Dato’ Mohamed Nizam bin Abdul Razak
Member


NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Mr. S. Chandra Das
Chairman

Mr. Chin Yoke Choong
Member

Dr Tan Chin Namk
Member


REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

Dr Tan Chin Nam
Chairman

Mr. S. Chandra Das
Member

Ms Luo Dan
Member


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mr. Koh Boon Hweee
Chairman

Mr. S. Chandra Das
Member

Mr. Wee Kheng Jin
Member


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