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THOMAZ LAM KWONG FAI
Interim Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr... Lam Kwong Fai was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 January 2020 and as Interim Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 20 January 2020. He was also appointed as the Chairman of Nominating Committee and a member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr... Lam will be seeking re-appointment at the forthcoming AGM.
Mr... Lam is the CEO of Crowe Horwath Capital Pte Ltd (part of Crowe Global, a leading international network of over 700 offices in 130 countries), a boutique corporate finance advisory firm providing corporate governance advisory, financial advisory for equity and debt fund raising, financial advisory for corporate actions and independent financial advisory opinions. He started his career as a regulator before moving into investment banking handling a variety of IPO and other corporate actions. He then moved into Catalyst regulation, working with a wide portfolio of listed companies, advising on the listing rules and corporate governance. In his various capacities, he has amassed over 10 years of experience in the Singapore corporate finance scene. Mr... Lam obtained a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in 2002.
He is also an independent director of Pan Asian Holdings Limited and China Kunda Technology Holdings Limited, which are listed on the SGX-ST and D’Nonce Technology Bhd, which is listed on Bursa Malaysia.
FRANCIS YAP KOON LOONG
Mr.. Yap Koon Loong was appointed as Independent Director of the Board on 27 February 2020 and will be seeking re-appointment at the forthcoming AGM. He was also appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee and a member of Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Mr.. Yap has more than 15 years of experience in accounting, financial and corporate matters and has held senior financial positions in listed companies. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Chongqing Yuhai Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd, responsible for its corporate finance activities, investor relations and all aspects of the financial and accounting functions. Prior to that, he served as CFO of Crosspoint Telecom Pte Ltd from October 2016 to June 2018, and the CFO of Astaka Holdings Limited (a company listed on the SGX-ST) from April 2015 to October 2016.
Mr.. Yap holds a Master of business in Professional Accounting from Victoria University of Technology, Australia in June 1998, and is an associate member of Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (ASCPA).
Alice Zhao Xin
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
On January 20, 2020, Ms. Alice was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of OEL (Holdings) Limited (SGX 584). She was also the co-founder of Eminence Investment Pte. Ltd. (MAS License: Exempt Corporate Finance Adviser).
Ms. Alice has great business acumen in identifying investment opportunities and high level of creativity, especially in child health education, medical and healthcare industries as well as mineral manufacturing and tourism, etc.
Appointed as Executive Director (Strategy and Risk Management) of Eminence Investment Pte. Ltd., Ms. Alice’s main roles include: 1) Management of the company’s financial matters; 2) Assist and set up business module and to write Investment Executive Summary; 3) Investment Compliance, Risk Management control and Due diligence; 4) Handle the project of China-Themed Township development with full responsibility on complete investment cycle; and 5) Search for cooperation projects between Singapore and China.
Ms. Alice’s core competence includes innovation skills, economic analysis, legal and compliance knowledge and leadership skills.
JESS WANG JUE
Over 15 years of experience in the M&A projects, media industry and business owner. Expertise in areas ranging from business administration to business development, marketing and execution of recruiting and training staff.
Entrepreneur who grew from start-up in 2009 to incorporating HS International Pte. Ltd. in collaboration with GB Explorer Pte. Ltd. in Singapore in 2012. Appointed General Secretary of Singapore in 2009 by Asia Pacific TOP Excellence Brand Committee (APC). Expert knowledge and skills in all facets of Branding: brand management, brand development, brand architecture, business matching and digital marketing.
Appointed as Director and Shareholder for Asia Pacific TOP Excellence Brand Committee (APC), Hong Kong holdings company to offer support, industry perspective and strategy development for Hong Kong holdings company.
Incorporated HS International Pte. Ltd. in 2012 and hold the position of Chairman for the Asia Pacific TOP Excellence Brand CEO forum. Expanded the business locally and within the Southeast Asia region to 10 location in 3 years and setting up various offices in the region. Appointed as WeChat Authorized Overseas Advertisement distributor by TENCENT in 2015.Appointed as Chief Strategy Officer (Overseas Business Development) for various well-known education brands in 2016.
Recognized by clients and business associates as a consummate professional with a high degree of personal integrity. Known for a contagious passion for excellence, a talent for creative brand solutions, and a capacity for motivational leadership among peers.
DR. ZHANG JIAN
- Managing Director -
Over 30 years of extensive corporate management experience and leadership positions. Covering the entire industry value chain of investment banking, real estate (city planning, commercial and medical), internet plus, life sciences and etc. including strategy planning and management, change management, corporate/project funding, assets management and allocation and project development etc.
Currently the CEO of Eminence Investment. Most recently, successfully help companies' turnover through multiple transformation initiatives, designed and implemented 2 real estate projects, and built overseas operation capabilities
Received tertiary education in China and Japan, obtained MBA and DBA in United States. 20 years of experience overseas, and 8 years in China. Fully appreciate corporate culture in Asia, Middle East and Western developed countries.
JOHN HUANG QIANG
- Director -
Mr. Huang Qiang was appointed as Director of the Board on 4 March 2020 and will take charge of operation of and monitoring preschools acquired by OEL (Holdings) Limited.
Mr. Huang has more than 17 years of experience in private education, academic and corporate matters and has held senior academic and operation positions in UK listed education company. He was Vice-Principal cum Academic Director of Huanda Nanyang College with 4-year EduTrust before joined OEL (Holdings) Limited, he served as Principal of a branch school of AEC College with 4-year EduTrust from 2008 to December 2012.
Mr. Huang holds a Master of Business Administration from National University of Singapore in February 2001, and is an associate member of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) headquartered in USA.
Alex Li Qing Rui
- Director -
Mr Alex Li Qing Rui, born in Putien, eastern Fujian province of China in September 1973, is the founder of LED Signs Pte Ltd.
As a business leader in signage services since 2010, Alex Li oversees the strategic direction and performance of the company, provides overall guidance to foster the success of the company.
In 2015, Mr Alex Li started a new set up company- ReZheng Pte Ltd, which supports companies in renovation and construction works. In the following year, knowing that the great way to prepare for a changing business environment, Alex pursue his Master's Degreee in Business Management from HuaQiao University. He completed his MBA and maintain in-depth knowledge of business lines and eventually open up new market partnership.
In 2017, Alex invested in LNT Metal Pte Ltd, which specialized in metal works and fabrication. As one of the director, he developed policies to optimize the maintenance of metal equipment to minimize wear and tear, as well as improved the production cycle and improving the extraction tools and methods to yield better output. In the same year, Alex Li funded Re-Source Design Pte Ltd and worked closely with design-build contractor which eventually provide an integrated services and solutions to his respective clients.