The management team is led by Executive Chairman Mr Zhong Sheng Jian. Assisting Mr Zhong are five other key executives. Brief particulars of their qualifications and work experience are set out below:
Mr Roy Tan
Group Managing Director
Non-Independent and Executive Director
Mr Roy Tan is the Group Managing Director and is responsible for the overall operational and financial management of the Group.
Mr Tan has more than 17 years of experience in finance, operations management, business development and strategic planning. Prior to being appointed as Group Managing Director, he was Group Chief Financial Officer responsible for finance and other corporate functions of the Group, as well as the Groupís strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, new business initiatives and divestitures. In addition, he oversaw the Groupís Property division. He was WBL Corporation Limitedís Group Chief Strategy Officer before it was integrated with the Group in 2013. Before joining the WBL Group in May 2006, he held various positions in OCBC Bank, ST Electronics and PhillipCapital.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Oxford, UK, as well as Master of Social Sciences (Applied Economics) and Master of Science (Management of Technology) from National University of Singapore. He is a FRM certified by Global Association of Risk Professionals and a CFA charterholder.
Mr Chan Hong Wai
Managing Director | Manufacturing Division
Mr Chan Hong Wai is the Managing Director of the Groupís Manufacturing division and is responsible for strategy and operations in the precision engineering and electronics manufacturing sectors.
Mr Chan has more than 30 years of experience in the precision engineering, electronics and mechanical contract manufacturing, as well as computing and data storage industries. He joined the WBL Group in 2007 as Managing Director of the manufacturing division. Before joining the Group, he was CEO of MFS Technology Ltd. He also held various management positions in MMI Holdings Ltd, IBM Data Storage and Conner Peripherals.
Mr Chan holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from National University of Singapore.
Mr Allan Chen
Managing Director | China Division
Mr Allan Chen is the Managing Director of the Groupís China division and is responsible for the Groupís property development, operations management and property management in China. Mr Chen also has oversight of all of the Groupís corporate matters within China.
Mr Chen has more than 20 years of experience in auditing, finance, corporate development, as well as real estate development and management in Singapore and China. He joined the WBL Group in 2002 and held positions of Regional Finance Director and Regional Director for WBLís China property division. Prior to joining the WBL Group, he was a regional accountant at IBM Singapore.
Mr Chen holds a Bachelor of Economics from Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, China, as well as Master of Business Administration from National University of Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (ďCA (Singapore)Ē) and a Fellow member of ACCA (FCCA), UK.
Mr Steven Ong
CEO | Engineering & Distribution Division
Mr Steven Ong is the CEO of the Groupís Engineering and Distribution division and is responsible for its strategy and operations.
Mr Ong joined the WBL Group in 1984 as Financial Controller and Company Secretary of Polytek Wearnes Holding Limited. Subsequently, he held the positions of General Manager (Finance & Administration) and Company Secretary of Wearnes International (1994) Limited (now known as WBL International (1994) Limited) and Managing Director of WBLís trading division. Prior to joining the WBL Group, he was with Price Waterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP).
Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a CA (Singapore) and a Fellow of CPA (Australia).
Mr Ryan Sun
General Manager | Hospitality Division
Mr Ryan Sun is the General Manager of the Groupís Hospitality division which manages the Park Avenue chain of hotels and serviced apartments with a total of 788 hotel keys, as well as Serviced Offices and Convention Centre businesses in Singapore.
Mr Sun joined the Groupís facility management business in 1991 as the Manager in Taiwan and subsequently the General Manager in Singapore. He became the country head for the Groupís environmental engineering investments in 2006. In 2010, he joined the Groupís Hospitality division in Singapore.
Mr Sun holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology from Fu-Jen Catholic University of Taipei, Taiwan and Executive Master of Business Administration from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.