Board of Directors
Wong Ngit Liong Executive Chairman
Mr Wong Ngit Liong, is the Executive Chairman of the Venture Group of companies.
Under Mr Wong’s visionary guidance, the Venture Group has transformed from an electronics manufacturing services start-up into today’s leading global provider of technology services, products and solutions.
Mr Wong started his career with Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). He held management positions at its North American headquarters and supported the start-up of HP Singapore and HP Malaysia. Some of his past directorships include public-listed companies and local statutory bodies such as Singapore Exchange Limited, DBS Bank Ltd, the Economic Development Board of Singapore and International Enterprise Singapore. Mr Wong was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the National University of Singapore (NUS) from 2004 to 2016. He was also appointed a member of both the Constitutional Commission (2016) and the Ministerial Salary Review Committee (2011).
In recognition of his leadership and business acumen, Mr Wong was awarded the Businessman of the Year in 1998 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. He was conferred the Meritorious Service Medal at the National Day Awards 2012 and the Distinguished Service Order at the National Day Awards 2018 for his contributions to the nation in various sectors. In 2017, Mr Wong received the NUS Eminent Alumni Award as an acknowledgement of exceptional and sustained contributions and achievements nationally or globally in public and community service. In 2021, Mr Wong was recognised in the inaugural Tatler Asia’s Most Influential: Singapore flagship list of prominent individuals who have been driving positive change and creating meaningful impact in their country.
Mr Wong graduated with a 1st Class (Honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Malaya where he was an Eastern Mining & Metal Company (EMMCO) Scholar. He also holds a Master of Science in Electronics Engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar; and a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from McGill University under the Canadian Commonwealth Fellowship.
Wong Yew Meng Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Wong Yew Meng, currently serves in various public organisations such as the Nanyang Technological University, the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited and the Kidney Dialysis Foundation 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 including major financial institutions and commercial enterprises, and was involved in several large client Initial Public Offer (IPO) listings. 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 services. His vast audit experience included acting as reporting accountant for IPOs and the provision of accounting advice for mergers. In addition, he was the 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 (ISCA). He was a former practicing Certified Public Accountant of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (now known as ISCA), as well as the 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 the Singapore Eye Research Institute and Ascendas Funds Management (S) Ltd, and a board member of the People’s Association, Public Utilities Board, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore and the Competition Commission of Singapore (now known as the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore), amongst other appointments.
Jonathan Huberman Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Jonathan S. Huberman, is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Software Acquisition Group II (NASDAQ: SAII), a special purpose acquisition company targeting opportunities in the enterprise software industry. He also serves on the Boards of Aculon, Inc. and CuriosityStream (NASDAQ: CURI). From 2017 to 2019, Mr Huberman was the CEO of Ooyala, Inc., a US-based company, which provided online video technology products and services, including managing and delivering online videos around the globe to all devices.
With nearly 30 years of high-tech business leadership, Mr Huberman is an accomplished executive with a demonstrated track record of driving high customer satisfaction, technology innovation, and greater market value for software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.
Previously, Mr Huberman served as CEO of Syncplicity, Inc, Tiburon, Inc. and Iomega 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.
Han Thong Kwang Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Han Thong Kwang has a strong background, global experience and depth of knowledge in the technology industry. With nearly 30 years of experience, Mr Han held various senior management roles in operations, R&D, and had worldwide product-line responsibilities. He was the Vice President of the Business Printing Division of Hewlett-Packard Company for 14 years. He was responsible for developing and launching of the division’s products and solutions, and driving its businesses worldwide. He was also responsible for setting up and running of the printing R&D centers in Singapore, China and India for 3 years.
Mr Han holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and a Master of Science in Management of Technology from the National University of Singapore.
Kay Kuok Oon Kwong Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, is the Executive Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited, a Director of Shangri-La Hotel Limited (Singapore), Managing Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Bhd and a Director of Shangri-La Hotels Public Company Limited (Thailand). She sits on the Boards of Kuok (Singapore) Limited (and its various subsidiaries) and Kuok Brothers Sdn Bhd as well.
Ms Kuok is currently the Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd and the Yale-NUS College Governing Board. She has made notable contributions to education, tourism, healthcare, the arts and the environment, serving on several other educational and community service organisations, industry groups and government bodies, including MOH Holdings Pte Ltd, the Singapore Hotels Association, The Courage Fund Limited, the VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer and the Northlight School.
Ms Kuok has received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Public Service Star (BBM) and the Public Service Medal (PSM) from the President of Singapore in 2015, 2005 and 1998 respectively. The Singapore Tourism Board honoured her with its Inaugural Award for Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism in 2009 and its Special Recognition Award in 2004.
Ms Kuok is an Advocate and Solicitor (Barrister-at-Law) from Gray’s Inn, London.
Tan Seok Hoong
@Mrs Audrey Liow Independent Non-Executive Director
Lead Independent Director
Ms Tan Seok Hoong @Mrs Audrey Liow, has strong experience and background in marketing, management and operations in the nutrition, health and wellness industry. She retired in May 2018 as the Market Head, Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Indochina Region, after 30 years of dedicated service with the Nestlé Group. During her prolific tenure with Nestlé, she held various commercial and leadership roles in Singapore, China, Switzerland, and across Asia and the Indochina regions.
Mrs Liow previously served as a Director on the Board of Nestlé ROH (Thailand) Ltd and on the Tanjong Katong Girls’ School Advisory Committee. She is currently a Director of Hyphens Pharma International Limited and Heliconia Capital Management Pte Ltd.
Mrs Liow holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS).In 2014, she was awarded the Outstanding Science Alumni Award by NUS in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions. She has also attended the Leadership Program at London Business School and the Berkeley-Nanyang Advanced Management Program.
Yeo Siew Eng Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Yeo Siew Eng is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Nam Lee Pressed Metal Industries Limited, an Independent Director of the manager of Keppel DC REIT, and a Director of Transit Link Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of the Land Transport Authority in Singapore).
Ms Yeo was a partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP until her retirement in 2018 and headed its Real Estate practice. As Partner-in-charge of external audit services for publicly listed groups, private enterprises, regional headquarters and multi-national corporations, her experience over the years included manufacturing, infrastructure contract work, real estate development and investment, hospitality, marine sector, financial sector, oil and derivative trading. Her audit experience in manufacturing includes the electronic sector, OEM, contract manufacturing, design services and associated logistics.
She had been the General Manager – Finance and Corporate Services of Wing Tai Holdings Limited responsible for treasury operations, financial reporting, regulatory compliance and investor relations.
Ms Yeo graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of Singapore Institute of Directors.
Chua Kee Lock Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Chua Kee Lock is CEO of Vertex Holdings (“VH”), a Singapore-headquartered venture capital investment holding company. VH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. Vertex Group is a global venture capital network comprising four early stage technology-focused funds (Vertex Ventures China, Vertex Ventures Israel, Vertex Ventures USA, Vertex Ventures SEA & India), an early stage healthcare-focused fund (Vertex Ventures HC) and a growth stage fund (Vertex Growth). Each of these funds is managed by independent and separate General Partnerships and investment teams, with VH providing anchor funding alongside significant third party capital commitments. Mr Chua is concurrently Managing Partner of Vertex Ventures SE Asia & India as well as Chairman of Vertex Growth Fund.
Prior to this, he held senior positions in Biosensors International Group, Ltd., a developer / manufacturer of medical devices; Walden International, a US-headquartered venture capital firm; NatSteel Ltd., a Singapore industrial products company, and Intraco Ltd., a Singapore-listed trading/distribution company. Mr Chua co-founded MediaRing, provider of voice-over-internet, which later listed on Singapore’s stock exchange. He also served on the boards Shenzhen Chipscreen Biosciences (listed on Shanghai STAR Board) and Logitech International (listed on Swiss and Nasdaq).
Mr Chua has been appointed Non-Resident Ambassador to Cuba and Panama since 1 August 2019 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore. He currently serves on the boards of several companies, including Yongmao and Credit Bureau Asia, which are publicly listed.
Mr Chua graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin and an M.Sc. degree from Stanford University under the NatSteel scholarship.