Board Of Directors
Zhang Wei is our Non-Executive Chairman and was appointed to our Board on 2 September 2015. He is responsible for providing oversight to the development of our Group’s business plans.
Zhang Wei is currently the executive chairman of Weiye, our Controlling Shareholder. Zhang Wei has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. From 1990 to 1993, he was the operations manager in China Construction No. 7 Central Company (中国建设第七工程局中原公司), which was a state-owned enterprise involved in construction and property development. From 1993 to 1994, he was the assistant manager at Henan Xinya Property Co., Ltd. (河南新亚置业公司). From 1994 to 1998, he was the general manager, and was later promoted to the managing director of Henan Xinfeng Property Co., Ltd. (河南新丰置业有限公司), which was a joint venture company between Henan Province Port Company (河南省口岸公司) and an American company, U.S. Dong Xin Investments Co., Ltd. (美国东兴投资公司), and involved in the business of real estate development. Henan Province Port Company (河南省口岸公司) is a state-owned enterprise which invests in different industries, including real estate development. Accordingly, Henan Xinfeng Property Co., Ltd. (河南新丰置业有限公司) is a subsidiary of Henan Province Port Company (河南省口岸公司). From 1998 to 2000, he was the general manager of Henan Province Port Company (河南省口岸公司), which was owned by Henan Province Port Association (河南省口岸协会), an association administered by Henan Province Government. From 2000 to 2002, he was the managing director of Henan Fenghua Industry Limited Company (河南丰华实业股份有限公司), a state-owned conglomerate engaged in various businesses, including property development, where he was responsible for the overall management of the company’s business. He joined Weiye in 2002, where he was appointed as the executive chairman of the Weiye group of companies, and was responsible for its overall strategic and business management. In February 2014, Zhang Wei stepped down as chief executive officer of Weiye in line with the internal restructuring of its management team, but he remains as its executive chairman.
Zhang Wei graduated from Zhongzhou University (中州大学) with a diploma in law in 1990. He was certified as an economist by Henan Province Science Committee (河南省科技委员会) in 1996. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration from Macau University of Science and Technology (澳门科技大学) in 2003.
See Yen Tarn
See Yen Tarn is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 8 December 2015.
See Yen Tarn is currently the chief executive officer of CSC Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. He was appointed to this position in 2006.
See Yen Tarn has more than 20 years of working experience at senior management level in various industries and has served as chief financial officer, executive director and deputy managing director for both listed and non-listed entities in Singapore. Prior to joining CSC Holdings Limited, from 2004 to 2006, he was the chief financial officer of Longcheer Holdings Limited. From 2001 to 2004, he was the chief financial officer of Amanda Group Holdings Pte. Ltd., a company which specialised in the processing and export of frozen seafood products. From 1993 to 2001, he was the executive director and chief financial officer, and subsequently deputy managing director, of Tuan Sing Holdings Limited.
See Yen Tarn holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore. He is qualified as a chartered accountant in England and Wales.
Lawrence Wong is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 8 December 2015. He is the Managing Director of Equity Law LLC and also heads its Corporate and Securities practice. He is an experienced and established corporate practitioner and was previously a partner of reputable law firms. He co-headed the Corporate and Securities Practice of his previous firm and also headed its subsidiary, an approved SGX continuing sponsor.
His areas of practice include corporate and securities laws, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, corporate and commercial contracts, regulatory compliance and corporate governance advisory and corporate secretarial work. He has led numerous initial public offerings, reverse take-overs, secondary fund raising and cross-border merger and acquisitions exercises.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 with an honours degree in law on a scholarship from the Public Service Commission of Singapore, and has accumulated an extensive working experience in both the public and the private sectors of the legal profession. He is an advocate and solicitor in Singapore and a solicitor in Hong Kong SAR.
He currently sits on the board of directors of several public listed companies and has been recognised in leading legal publications such as IFLR 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Acquisition International.
Jeffrey Ong is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 8 December 2015.
Jeffrey Ong is currently the managing director of Sakal Investments Limited, a private equity investment firm, where he is responsible for the origination of investment opportunities across Asia as well as overseeing the transaction execution of the investment opportunities. He has held the position since March 2016.
From 2001 to 2003, Jeffrey Ong was an investment executive with Khong Guan Biscuits Factory Pte. Ltd., where he was involved with feasibility studies and project management for the property investment arm of the company. From 2003 to 2006, he was an investment manager with Apec Investments Limited. From 2006 to 2008, he was a senior manager with Provenance Capital Pte.Ltd., undertaking various aspects of corporate finance advisory work including initial public offerings. From 2008 to 2012, he assumed the role of vice-president – investments at EV Capital Pte Ltd, where his work included due diligence and feasibility studies for investments.
From March 2012 to Feb 2016, he was the head of new business development at ORIX Leasing Singapore Limited where he was responsible for developing new businesses for the company through both product development and acquisitions.
Jeffrey Ong is also an Executive Director and an Independent Director of P99 Holdings Limited and Elec & Eltek International Company Limited respectively, both are companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Jeffrey Ong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore.