Key Management Executives
Wong Ngit Liong Chairman & CEO
Mr Wong Ngit Liong, is the Chairman and CEO 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 publiclisted 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.
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.
Ng Chee Kwoon Chief Financial Officer
Mr Ng Chee Kwoon is the Chief Financial Officer of Venture Corporation Limited. As Group CFO, Mr Ng is responsible for the Group’s finance and accounting function encompassing financial and statutory reporting, corporate and financial planning, treasury, tax, risk management and investor relations.
Mr Ng brings with him more than 25 years of finance experience spanning from multinational corporations to SGX-listed companies. Prior to joining Venture, Mr Ng had held senior finance positions in various organisations including WBL Corporation Limited, Popular Holdings Limited, Delphi Automotive Systems, BHP Limited and the Singapore Civil Service.
Mr Ng graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and completed a management problem solving and decision making programme conducted by Kepner-Tregoe International, Princeton, USA. Mr Ng is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Lee Ghai Keen Chief Operating Officer
Mr Lee Ghai Keen joined the Group in March 1998 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2021. As COO, Mr Lee oversees group operations across Venture’s business sectors as well as Venture’s Research and Development Labs.
Prior to being COO, Mr Lee was the Executive Vice President of Technology Products & Solutions, a role he was appointed to since 2012. He provided key leadership to Group wide R&D efforts and programmes and led a large group of R&D engineers across the Group’s design centres in Singapore, Malaysia, China and the USA. He was responsible for the Group’s Retail Store Solutions & Industrial Products business and operations in Singapore, Malaysia and China.
Mr Lee has amassed considerable experience in research, engineering and design development in the electronics sector. He holds seven US design patents. Prior to 1998, Mr Lee was employed by the Hewlett-Packard Company and held various R&D positions within the company.
Mr Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom and a Master of Business in IT degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
Dharma Nadarajah Executive Vice President
Advanced Manufacturing & Design Solutions
Mr Dharma Nadarajah joined the Group in February 2001. He is responsible for the Group’s Advanced Manufacturing & Design Solutions businesses across the globe covering a full spectrum of high value-added services including product design and engineering, supply chain and supplier management, advanced manufacturing and test process development, order management and optimisation, product development and manufacturing, new product introduction management, as well as high-precision multi-cavity tool design and fabrication and clean room medical-grade injection moulding.
Prior to joining Venture, he gained extensive experience in the disk drive industry as an Engineering Manager and a Senior Process Engineer at Quantum and Seagate respectively, specialising in Magnetic Heads manufacturing technology and processes.
He had cross-border working exposure in Singapore, Malaysia, the USA, and Indonesia in those companies. Mr Nadarajah was also trained in the United Kingdom as a Field Engineer for Schlumberger Wireline, and deployed on various offshore oil platforms around the world.
Mr Nadarajah holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, which he attended as a Malaysia Public Service Department scholar. He also holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he was the Institute of Engineers’ Gold Medallist.
Wong Chee Kheong Senior Vice President
Healthcare and Wellness
Global Supply Base Management
Mr Wong Chee Kheong joined the Group in May 2003. He is the Senior Vice President of the Group’s Healthcare and Wellness business.
Mr Wong also leads the Group’s Global Supply Base Management team in strategic procurement activities for all electronics components, electro-mechanical and mechanical fabricated parts. In addition, he provides leadership for the Information Technology group in providing SAP, manufacturing execution system services and secured IT services for internal business groups, as well as extending business-to-business linkages with customers and suppliers.
Prior to joining Venture, Mr Wong worked in Agilent Technologies in various senior R&D management positions developing automated semiconductor and PCBA vision inspection equipment. Before that, he worked in Hewlett Packard in various R&D and management positions developing inkjet printing products. Mr Wong also had work stints in Unisys Corporation and Chartered Industries Singapore involving the development of computer storage and defense electronics products.
Mr Wong graduated with a First Class Honours in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Lim Sita Chief Human Resource Officer
Mr Lim Sita joined the Group in September 2014. He is responsible for the Group’s human resource function and provides strategic leadership to drive Group-wide HR policies, practices, systems and processes and build employee engagement.
Mr Lim has more than 20 years of extensive experience in human resource management and industrial relations having worked with multinational corporations in the marine and offshore, advanced semiconductor manufacturing and the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Mr Lim has also amassed considerable cross-border experience given his previous regional roles covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, as well as Australia and the South Asian region.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Singapore.