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WONG NGIT LIONG
CHAIRMAN & CEO

CECIL VIVIAN RICHARD WONG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

KOH LEE BOON
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

GOON KOK LOON
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

WONG YEW MENG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

JONATHAN HUBERMAN
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

HAN THONG KWANG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR



WONG NGIT LIONG
CHAIRMAN & CEO
 
Mr Wong Ngit Liong is the Chairman and CEO of the Group. He is also a member of the Nominating Committee and chairs the Investment Committee. He was last re-appointed as Director of the Company on 27 April 2016. He sits on the board of the various Group subsidiaries.

Mr Wong was instrumental in the growth of the Venture Group since its inception. From its humble beginnings as a start-up in the EMS Business, Venture is today transformed into a leading global provider of technology services, products and solutions, with strong emphasis on innovative design and engineering, advanced manufacturing and order fulfilment and product marketing, field and sales distribution.

In recognition of his leadership and business acumen, Mr Wong has been accorded numerous accolades including Businessman of the Year in 1998 awarded by DHL Worldwide Express/Business Times, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Singapore) in 2002 and Asiamoney’s Best CEO Award (Singapore) in 2004. In 2012, Mr Wong was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal at the National Day Awards for his contributions to Singapore in the Education, Trade & Industries and Research, Innovation and Enterprise sectors.

Mr Wong spent the first 12 years of his career with Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) holding various management positions at HP headquarters in Palo Alto, United States. He was actively engaged in the start-up of HP Singapore. He was also the founding Director and General Manager of HP Malaysia.

Mr Wong’s past directorships include Singapore Exchange Limited, Royal Philips Electronics, DBS Bank Ltd, SIA Engineering Company Ltd, Economic Development Board of Singapore and International Enterprise Singapore. He was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the National University of Singapore. He was also appointed a member of both the Constitutional Commission and the Ministerial Salary Review Committee by the Singapore Government.

Mr Wong holds a 1st Class (Honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya, and a Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in the United States where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from McGill University under the Canadian Commonwealth Fellowship.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 20 January 1989

Past Principal Directorships in the last three years: National University of Singapore Board of Trustees

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CECIL VIVIAN RICHARD WONG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Cecil Vivian Richard Wong, who was last re-appointed as Director of the Company on 27 April 2016, is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Wong serves on the Boards of Pan-United Corporation Ltd, Chartered Asset Management Pte Ltd and John K Young Pte Ltd.

Mr Wong had retired as partner of Ernst & Young International after spending more than 30 years there and in its predecessor companies. He continues to be actively involved in social work, serving several non-profit organisations. In recognition of his contributions to Singapore, he was awarded the Public Service Medal and the Public Service Star by the President of Singapore in 1992 and 2000 respectively.

Mr Wong’s past directorships include British & Malayan Trustees Ltd, CK Tang Ltd, Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited and other Malaysian and Singapore public companies.

Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam College. He is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 6 May 1992

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KOH LEE BOON
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Mr Koh Lee Boon serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee. He was last re-appointed as Director of the Company on 27 April 2016 and appointed as the Lead Independent Director on 25 April 2014.

Mr Koh has more than 13 years of managerial experience in two companies within the electronics manufacturing industry, where he served as Executive Director. Until 1996, Mr Koh was Senior Vice President and Partner of SEAVI International Fund Management Pte Ltd and up to July 2012, he was a Director of SEAVI International Fund Management Pte Ltd and SEAVI Venture Management Pte Ltd.

Mr Koh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 August 1996

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GOON KOK LOON
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Goon Kok Loon serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Investment Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He was last re-appointed as Director of the Company on 27 April 2016.

Currently, Mr Goon is the Executive Chairman of Global Maritime & Port Services Pte Ltd, a port management and design consultancy company. Mr Goon currently also sits on the Board of various companies which include Regal International Group Ltd, Yongnam Holdings Ltd and IPLaboratories Pte Ltd. Mr Goon has accumulated more than 38 years of experience in senior management with the Port of Singapore Authority and PSA Corporation Limited. For his contributions to the maritime sector, he was awarded the Silver and Gold Public Administration Medals by the Singapore Government in 1976 and 1989 respectively.

Mr Goon previously served on the Boards of Jaya Holdings Ltd, Singapore Petroleum Company Limited and Jurong Port Pte Ltd.

Mr Goon holds a 1st Class (Honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and attended the Postgraduate Study Programme at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 27 February 2004

Past Principal Directorships in the last three years: Jaya Holdings Ltd

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WONG YEW MENG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
Mr Wong Yew Meng is a member of the Audit Committee. He has been appointed as a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee on 3 January 2017. Previously, he was a member of the Investment Committee. He was last re-elected as Director of the Company on 27 April 2016.

Mr Wong currently serves in various public organisations such as the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, People’s Association, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited and the Kidney Dialysis Foundation Ltd. He is also an independent Director of Ascendas Funds Management (S) Ltd.

Mr Wong joined the former Price Waterhouse in 1974 and was admitted as an Audit-Partner in 1985 before retiring from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2008. He was the audit engagement partner on a number of listed company and unlisted company audits which included major financial institutions and commercial enterprises. He was involved in several large client IPO listing exercises. He played a key role in building up the financial services practice of the accounting firm and had extensive experience auditing companies in a variety of industries such as electronics, manufacturing, trading, petrochemical and service industries. His vast audit experience included acting as reporting accountant for IPOs and the provision of accounting advice for merger exercises. In addition, he was an investigative accountant in several large-scale Singapore corporate investigations.

Mr Wong graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a degree in Economics. Mr Wong is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He was a former practising Certified Public Accountant of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, as well as the Public Accountants Board of Singapore/Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority.

Mr Wong was previously Chairman of the Health Promotion Board, Chairman of the Singapore National Eye Centre, a Director of Singapore Eye Research Institute, and a board member of the Public Utilities Board and Competition Commission of Singapore, amongst other appointments.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 September 2009

Past Principal Directorships in the last three years: Public Utilities Board, Competition Commission of Singapore

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JONATHAN HUBERMAN
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
Mr Jonathan S. Huberman is a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment Committee. He was last re-elected as Director of the Company on 27 April 2017.

Mr Huberman has extensive technology industry knowledge and global operations expertise, having held positions as President and CEO of NewNet Communication Technologies, CEO of Syncplicity, President and CEO of Tiburon, Inc, Managing Director of Operations at The Gores Group and Chairman of Elo Touch Solutions, Inc. Prior to that, he was the President and CEO of Iomega Corporation (now known as LenovoEMC) and played a key role in driving the organisation towards profitability.

Mr Huberman currently serves on the Board of Aculon, Inc. He previously held directorships on the Boards of International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation and Breitling Energy Corporation.

Mr Huberman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Princeton University in New Jersey and an MBA majoring in Entrepreneurial Management and Strategic Planning from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 2 January 2015

Past Principal Directorships in the last three years: International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation, Breitling Energy Corporation

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HAN THONG KWANG
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
Mr Han Thong Kwang is a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment Committee. He was last re-elected as Director of the Company on 27 April 2017.

Mr Han has a strong background, global experience and depth of knowledge in the technology industry. He has held various senior management roles in Operations and had worldwide product line responsibilities. He was the Vice President of the Business Printing Division of Hewlett-Packard Company for about 14 years. He was involved in the development, execution and management of the worldwide business, and product and solution strategies for the printing business.

Mr Han holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) and a Master of Science in Management of Technology from the National University of Singapore.

Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 January 2016

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