Mr. Loh Kim Kang David, PBM, BBM
Executive Director and Joint Chairman
Mr. Loh Kim Kang David (羅敬惠) (“Mr. Loh”), aged 59, joined the Company on 8 May 2015 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed a Joint Chairman of the Board on 13 November 2019.
Mr. Loh was re-designated from Non-Executive Director to Executive Director on 1 March 2021, and appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee on 1 January 2022. He is responsible for the formulation of corporate and business strategies of the Company and leads the execution of strategic growth plans of the Group. He was last re- elected a Director of the Company on 28 April 2022.
Mr. Loh has over 20 years of experience in the investment and brokerage industry. He has been a Principal and Director of Centurion Global Ltd, a controlling shareholder of the Company since April 2008 to present. He previously worked at UOB Kay Hian Pte Ltd (formerly known as Kay Hian Pte Ltd) where his last position was Director (Business Development Consultant) from July 2009 to March 2010 and he was a Director (Dealing) from July 2007 to June 2009, Executive Director (Dealing) from July 1999 to July 2007, and Associate Director (Dealing) from July 1996 to July 1999.
From July 1999 to October 2001, Mr. Loh served as a Managing Director (Management) at UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Ltd (formerly known as Kay Hian Overseas Securities Ltd). Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian Pte Ltd, he was with OUB Securities Pte Ltd as Dealing Director from August 1995 to June 1996. He started his career as Dealer (Dealing Director) at Ong & Company Pte Ltd from November 1989 to August 1995.
Mr. Loh was presented with the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) (BBM) at the 2016 National Day Awards. He was previously presented with the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) (PBM) at the 2011 National Day Awards.
Mr. Loh currently is also a director of Cape Incorporation Limited, Centurion Management and Consultancy Services Pte Ltd, Centurion Private Equity Ltd, Centurion US Student Housing Fund, Dloh Strategic Development Pte. Ltd., Luxnovo Asia Ltd, Ohmyhome Pte Ltd, PC Portfolio Pte. Ltd. and Vienna Management Ltd.
Mr. Loh obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon in June 1988. He is the maternal cousin of Mr. Han Seng Juan (Non-Executive Director, a Joint Chairman of the Board and a controlling shareholder of the Company).
Mr. Wong Kok Hoe
Executive Director and Deputy Chairman
Mr. Wong Kok Hoe (黃國豪) (“Mr. Wong”), aged 60, first joined the Company on 1 August 2011 as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board. On 13 November 2019, Mr. Wong stepped down as Chairman of the Board and was re-designated from Non-Executive Director to Executive Director and appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board. He was appointed a member of the Executive Committee on 1 January 2022. Mr. Wong was last re- elected a Director of the Company on 27 April 2020 and will be seeking re-election at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting to be held on 27 April 2023.
Mr. Wong is responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations and implementation of the Company’s business strategies and developing new business opportunities for the Group. He also participates in the formulation of corporate and business strategies of the Company.
Mr. Wong is a Director of Centurion Global Ltd and Centurion Properties Pte Ltd, controlling shareholders of the Company. Mr. Wong is also a Director of several other private companies.
Prior to joining Centurion Global Ltd in 2009, Mr. Wong was admitted as a practising lawyer in Singapore on 14 March 1990. He has more than 18 years of legal experience in corporate law, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He started his legal career in Drew & Napier before leaving in June 1996 to be a partner in Yeo Wee Kiong & Partners. In October 1999, he joined Rajah & Tann (which was subsequently converted to Rajah & Tann LLP) as a partner and stayed on till June 2008. From July to December 2008, he acted as a consultant in Rajah & Tann LLP.
Mr. Wong obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore in June 1989.
Mr. Kong Chee Min
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kong Chee Min (江志明) (“Mr. Kong”), aged 57, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Group in August 2011 and is responsible for the overall management of the Group’s operations, implementation of business strategies and the long-term growth objectives approved by the Board. He joined the Group in March 1996 and was appointed a member of the Board on 28 March 2000. He stepped down as a Board member on 8 May 2015. Mr. Kong was appointed a member of the Executive Committee on 1 January 2022.
Prior to Mr. Kong’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he was the Regional Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director of the Group. He also assisted the former Group Chief Executive Officer in managing and driving the strategic development and growth of the Group’s optical disc business.
Prior to joining Centurion, Mr. Kong was the accountant of General Motors Overseas Distribution Corporation, a company principally engaged in the sales and distribution of motor vehicles, motor vehicles parts and accessories, from April 1994 to March 1996. He was an audit senior at Cooper & Lybrand, an accountancy firm, from June 1991 to April 1994.
Mr. Kong obtained a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore in July 1991. He is currently a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (formerly known as the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore).
Ms. Foo Ai Huey
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Foo Ai Huey (符愛慧) (“Ms. Foo”), aged 54, was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer after the Group enlarged its principal business activities to include the accommodation business. She was previously the Group’s Finance Manager since she joined the Company in April 2000. Currently, she heads the finance team and manages the full spectrum of finance and management reporting requirements.
Prior to joining the Group, Ms. Foo was a Senior Accountant at MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (formerly known as Health Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd), a company principally engaged in the provision of healthcare services and had also worked as an internal auditor in a Singapore-listed company.
Ms. Foo has accumulated close to three decades of finance and accounting related experience covering internal audit, taxation, internal control, financial accounting, cost and management accounting in the accommodation, manufacturing, service and healthcare industries.
Ms. Foo obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in May 1992. She has been a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (formerly known as the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore) since 31 August 1996, and a Certified Practicing Accountant of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants since 12 September 1994.
Mr. Teo Peng Kwang Kelvin
Chief Operating Officer – Accommodation Business
Mr. Teo Peng Kwang (趙炳光) (“Mr. Teo”), aged 63, was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Group’s accommodation business in August 2011 and an Executive Director of the Company on 8 May 2018. He was appointed a member of the Executive Committee on 1 January 2022. Mr. Teo was last re-elected a Director of the Company on 28 April 2022.
Mr. Teo is presently responsible for the day-to-day operations and expansion of the Group’s accommodation business. He also assists the Chief Executive Officer in the Group’s growth and strategic planning.
Mr. Teo joined in 2007 as an Executive Director of Westlite Dormitory (Toh Guan) Pte Ltd (formerly known as Centurion Dormitory (Westlite) Pte Ltd), one of the Group’s subsidiaries acquired in 2011.
Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Teo served as a Director of Maxi Global Management Pte Ltd, a company which then provided housing services for foreign workers, from March 2009 to April 2011. He was also a Director of Maxfresh Leisure Pte Ltd, a company principally engaged in the rental services of fishing boats, from August 2010 to April 2011. From January 2006 to July 2007, he served as a Director of Intertrade (S) Enterprise Pte Ltd, a company principally engaged in chemical trading.
Prior to 2011, Mr. Teo owned and managed various businesses in Singapore including a real estate and construction business. He was a Director of ISO Industry Pte Limited from March 2006 to February 2011 and Maxi Consultancy Pte Limited from December 2008 to January 2010. He was also a Director at Pointbuilt Pte Limited from May 2008 to February 2011, Serangoon Garden Staff Apartment Pte Ltd from March 2009 to August 2011, and Swissplan Dormitory Management Pte Ltd from September 2007 to April 2011.
Mr. Teo currently is also a director of Kelvin & Elvin Investment Pte Ltd, since May 2018.
Mr. Teo was the Vice President of Dormitory Association of Singapore Limited from July 2015 to July 2021 and the President of Dormitory Association of Singapore Limited from October 2012 to June 2015 and served as an Independent Trustee of the Board of Trustees for the Migrant Workers’ Assistance Fund from November 2014 to July 2020.
Mr. Teo completed his primary school education in 1972 at River Valley Primary School.
Mr. Ho Lip Chin
Chief Investment Officer – Accommodation Business
Mr. Ho Lip Chin (何立錦) (“Mr. Ho”), aged 54, joined the Group in January 2012 as Director, Investments before his appointment as Chief Investment Officer of Accommodation Business in 2015.
He is responsible for growing the Group’s accommodation business and assists in the Group’s strategic planning activities. He has over 25 years of experience in the real estate and hospitality industries across Asia Pacific. Prior to joining the Group, he was Director, Real Estate at Centurion Properties Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of the Company’s controlling shareholder, Centurion Global Ltd) from May 2010 to January 2012, where he was involved in its real estate investments and workers accommodation business.
From July 2002 to May 2010, Mr. Ho worked with several companies in the real estate and hospitality industries. He was a Senior Vice President of Investment at Pramerica Real Estate Investors (Asia) Pte Ltd, a fund management company principally engaged in real estate investment, from March 2008 to May 2010. He was a Director at GE Real Estate Investments Singapore Pte Ltd, a company principally engaged in real estate investment, from February 2007 to August 2007; a Director of Development, Southern Asia, from January 2003 to January 2007 at IHG, a company principally engaged in managing hotels. He had held investment and consulting roles at HVS International Singapore and HKR Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd.
Mr. Ho obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.
Mr. Leong Siew Fatt
Head, Student Accommodation Business
Mr. Leong Siew Fatt (梁兆發) (“Mr. Leong”), aged 56, joined the Group in 1993 as an engineer and is currently the Head of Student Accommodation Business. He is responsible for the overall management of the Group’s student accommodation business across the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.
Prior to the appointment of his current role, Mr. Leong was responsible for the operations of the Group’s workers accommodation in Malaysia as well as the technical and manufacturing operations of the Group’s Optical Disc Business. He has extensive technical, operational and management experience spanning 34 years.
Mr. Leong holds a Bachelor of Engineering Management from the University of Western Sydney.