Key Management

The management team is led by Executive Chairman, Mr Zhong Sheng Jian and Group Managing Director, Mr Tan Chee Keong Roy. Brief particulars of the qualifications and work experience of key executives of the Group (including Mr Roy Tan) are set out below:

Mr Roy Tan

Group Managing 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 20 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 Group’s strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, new business initiatives and divestitures. In addition, he oversaw the Group’s Property division. He was WBL Corporation Limited’s 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 Sonny Tan

Group Financial Controller
Mr Sonny Tan is the Group Financial Controller and is responsible for the Group’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury and risk management functions.

Mr Tan has more than 20 years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, corporate finance, financial planning and management. He joined the Group in 1996 and held various positions in Finance before assuming the role of Group Financial Controller in 2010. He was involved in the Group’s initial public offering of its construction arm in 2011, merger and acquisition as well as equity and debt financing. Prior to joining the Group, he was with Ernst & Young LLP.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Australia. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (“CA (Singapore)”) and a CPA (Australia).

Mr Chan Hong Wai

Managing Director
Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution Division
Mr Chan Hong Wai is the Managing Director of the Group’s Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution division and is responsible for its strategy and operations.

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 and in 2013, he became CEO of MFS Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of WBL Group. He joined the Group in 2016 after successfully divesting the assets of and delisting 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 Group’s China division and is responsible for the Group’s property development, operations management and property management in China. Mr Chen also has oversight of all of the Group’s 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 WBL’s 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 in Business Administration from National University of Singapore. He is a CA (Singapore) and a Fellow member of ACCA (FCCA), UK.

Mr Ryan Sun

General Manager
Hospitality Division
Mr Ryan Sun is the General Manager of the Group’s Hospitality division which manages the Park Avenue chain of hotels and serviced apartments with a total 788 hotel keys, as well as Serviced Offices and Convention Centre businesses in Singapore.

Mr Sun joined the Group’s facility management business in 1991 as the Manager in Taiwan and subsequently the General Manager in Singapore. He became the country head for the Group’s environmental engineering investments in 2006. In 2010, he joined the Group’s 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.