TAN JUNE TENG COLIN
TAN PING HUANG EDWIN
SOK KHIAN JOHN
WONG KING KHENG
JONG HAN REY
Dato' Tan June Teng Colin
Executive Chairman, Managing Director and Head of Marketing & Sales
DATO' TAN JUNE TENG COLIN was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017. As Executive Chairman and Managing Director, he is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the Group. He is also responsible for sales and marketing, business growth and development and asset and land acquisition.
Dato' Colin Tan was one of the founders of the Hatten Group and began his journey in property development and management with Lianbang Ventures Sdn Bhd when he joined as its business development manager in 2006. Together with his brother Dato' Edwin Tan, they developed the Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall.
Since the incorporation of Hatten Group Sdn. Bhd. in 2008, Dato' Colin Tan served as the Hatten Group's executive chairman and managing director. Over the years, Dato' Colin Tan has also been responsible for a wide range of business functions including sales and marketing, business growth and development, asset and land acquisitions, investment and growth strategies, governmental regulation and compliance, construction management, market research and analysis and brand management.
Dato' Colin Tan graduated from the University of Dublin with a Bachelor of Science (Finance) in 2009.
Dato' TAN PING HUANG EDWIN
Executive Director, Deputy Managing Director and Head of Operations
DATO' TAN PING HUANG EDWIN was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017. As Executive Director and Deputy Managing Director, he is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the Group. His area of expertise and responsibilities include operations, human resources and development management.
Dato' Edwin Tan is the other founder of the Hatten Group and similarly began his journey in property development and management as a business development manager in Lianbang Ventures Sdn Bhd ("Lianbang") in 2004. Within the same year, he became a director of Lianbang and, together with Dato' Colin Tan, was responsible for the development of the Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall.
Dato' Edwin Tan took a stake in Lianbang in 2005. Since the incorporation of Hatten Group Sdn. Bhd. in 2008, he served as the Group's executive director and deputy chief executive officer. Dato' Edwin Tan's industry experience cuts across operations, human resources, development management, hospitality strategy, planning and design, occupancy growth strategies, tenancy management and tenant relations, leasing and management strategy and facilities management.
Dato' Edwin Tan graduated from the University of Dublin with a Bachelor of Science (Finance) in 2009.
LEE SOK KHIAN JOHN
Non- Executive & Non-Independent Director
LEE SOK KHIAN JOHN joined our Group in May 2016 and was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017. As Executive Director and Head of Corporate and Finance, he is responsible for the Group's financial and corporate affairs.
Mr Lee has more than 40 years of experience in management, corporate, finance and accounting related matters. From December 2008 to May 2016, Mr Lee was chief financial officer and company secretary of Koh Brothers Group Limited, a real estate developer and contractor listed on the SGX Main Board, where he was responsible for corporate and financial functions and was actively involved in various corporate strategy, investment and risk management initiatives.
He is currently a non-executive director of Koh Brothers Group Limited. He was previously the managing director and subsequently the advisor of Leeden Limited (now known as Leeden National Oxygen Ltd), an industrial hardware distributor listed on the SGX Main Board. Mr Lee's previous appointments also include group finance director and company secretary of L&M Group Investments Ltd and Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr Lee is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore.
DATO' WONG KING KHENG
Lead Independent Director
DATO' WONG KING KHENG was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017. He has served as an Independent Director for VGO Corporation Limited since 28 October 1996.
Dato' Wong is the Managing Partner of KK Wong & Associates, a public accounting firm in Singapore which he founded in 2000. He is also the Managing Director of Soh & Wong Management Consultants Pte Ltd, a company that provides consulting services for regional tax planning, merger and acquisitions, strategic business plans and advises on initial public offering services, which he founded in 1988.
From 1989 to 2000, Dato' Wong was the founder and managing partner of Soh, Wong & Partners, a public accounting firm. Prior to that, Dato' Wong was an audit manager in Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Singapore, an international accounting firm.
Dato' Wong is also a director of several companies, both locally and overseas. He currently sits on the board of Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd, Ossia International Limited and JCY International Bhd, which is listed on Bursa Malaysia.
Dato' Wong is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is presently a Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
LOH WENG WHYE
LOH WENG WHYE was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017.
Mr Loh is a veteran in energy and power industry and infrastructure development in Singapore and the region, with over 40 years of experience in senior appointments with the civil service, government-linked companies and the private sector.
He was the founding general manager of Tuas Power Limited, president and chief executive officer of ST Energy Pte Ltd and SembCorp Energy Pte Ltd. He was also appointed as adviser to several corporations, including Green Dot Capital, an investment and holding company under Temasek Holdings and YTL Power International Berhad.
Mr Loh has previously served as an Independent Director for XinRen Aluminium Holdings Limited, Leeden Limited, United Envirotech Limited and China New Town Development Co Ltd. He currently sits on the board of BH Global Corporation Limited.
Mr Loh graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) in 1970. He obtained a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering in 1979. Mr Loh is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore, a qualified professional engineer with the Professional Engineer Board of Singapore, a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute of the United Kingdom.
FOO JONG HAN REY
FOO JONG HAN REY was appointed to our Board on 24 January 2017. He has served as an Independent Director for VGO Corporation Limited since 16 January 2006.
Mr Foo is a partner of Singapore law firm KSCGP Juris LLP and he has been practising law in Singapore for over 20 years, in civil litigation and corporate commercial law.
Mr Foo holds a LLB Honours from University of Buckingham and an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law at Queen Mary College, University of London. He was called to the English Bar as a Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple in 1991, and he was called to the Singapore Bar in June 1992.