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Board Of Directors

Extracted from Annual Report 2016 and Bursa announcements.

Dr. Ho Choon Hou

Dr. Ho Choon Hou

Singaporean, aged 43, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 9 December 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.
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Dr. Ho Choon Hou was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 9 December 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

Dr. Ho graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) from The University of Sheffield, as well as a Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore. He also obtained his Master of Business Administration (Honours) from The University of Chicago (The Graduate School of Business).

Dr. Ho has vast experience in the financial and healthcare industries. He was a Registrar in the Department of General Surgery at the Tan Tock Seng hospital. He was also the Project Office Head and subsequently Deputy Director at the National Healthcare Group where he was involved in directing special projects and investments and held general management responsibilities.

He is the Non-Executive Chairman of Cordlife Group Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore. Currently, Dr. Ho is a Principal at Southern Capital Group Limited, a private equity fund management firm since 2007. He is also an Independent Director of Advanced Holdings Ltd. and MClean Technologies Berhad.

Dr. Ho does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Dr. Ho attended seven (7) out of ten (10) Board Meetings held during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Yap Yu Ming

Yap Yu Ming

Malaysian, age 48, was appointed as Independent Non - Executive Director of the Company on 16 February 2011. She is also the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.
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Ms. Yap Yu Ming was appointed as Independent Non - Executive Director of the Company on 16 February 2011. She is also the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

Ms. Yap is a Certified Practising Accountant of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (ASCPA), and is a registered Chartered Accountant with Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). In 1990, she graduated from University of Newcastle, Australia, with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, and later on obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Malaya in 2000. She has 20 years of experience in finance and administration in various industries, mostly in property development and management.

Ms. Yap does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Ms. Yap does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Ms. Yap attended nine (9) Board Meetings out of ten (10) Board Meetings held during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

YM Dr. Raja Abdul Malek bin Raja Jallaludin

YM Dr. Raja Abdul Malek bin Raja Jallaludin

Malaysian, age 71, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 26 September 2012 and was later redesignated as Non - Independent Non - Executive Director on 20 May 2013. On 22 May 2015, he was redesignated as Independent Non-Executive Director.
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Dr. Raja Abdul Malek Bin Raja Jallaludin was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 26 September 2012 and was later redesignated as Non - Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 May 2013. On 22 May 2015, he was redesignated as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek graduated from the University of Malaya in 1972. He then worked at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital as well as the Faculty of Medicine at University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). In late 1975, he went into private medical practice and was a senior partner of Drs. Catterall, Khoo, Raja Malek & Partners one of the most senior medical group practices, overseeing local and expatriate healthcare in the Klang Valley.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek also has vast experience in the pharmaceutical world and has actively been involved since 1984 as the Medical Director of Parke Davis - Warner Lambert, and later, Pfizer when these two incorporations merged. However, it was in 2003 that Dr. Raja Abdul Malek joined HOE Pharmaceuticals/ HOE Pharma Holdings (now a subsidiary of TAISHO Pharmaceutical, Japan) as Director for Medical and Scientific Affairs. In November 2015, he retired from his Medical Director post with TAISHO Pharmaceutical.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek is currently an Independent Non - Executive Director of Boustead Plantation Berhad.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek attended all ten (10) Board Meetings held during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Dato' Mark William Ling Lee Meng

Dato' Mark William Ling Lee Meng

Malaysian, aged 53, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 9 December 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.
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Dato' Mark William Lee Meng was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 9 December 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.

Dato' Mark is currently the President and Executive Director of Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd, the second largest independent power producer in Malaysia. Upon completing his high school education at The Southport School in Australia, Dato' Mark started his career in the family business at Kong Ming Bank Berhad. He was appointed as Marketing Director where he was involved in project finance transactions in a number of industry sectors. Dato' Mark left the banking industry and focused on the development of green field power projects in the Asia Pacific region.

Dato' Mark was appointed as Strategic Planning Advisor by Powergen International and was responsible to create proprietary deal flow to develop power project portfolios in the Asia Pacific region. He then set up a private equity firm specialising in the energy sectors and has been involved with strategic investments focused primarily in the emerging economies in the Asia Pacific and Africa regions.

Dato' Mark is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of MClean Technologies Berhad and Director of Powertek Berhad Group.

Dato' Mark does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Dato' Mark attended eight (8) out of ten (10) Board Meetings held during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Saint-Claire Sahba Phillipe Christiane

Saint-Claire Sahba Phillipe Christiane

Australian, age 51, was appointed as Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company on 18 March 2014.
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Mr. Saint-Claire was appointed as Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company on 18 March 2014.

Mr. Saint-Claire is an experienced executive with over 25 years of experience gained from working in senior regional and global roles with leading financial institutions. He has worked with Standard Chartered Bank, DBS, JP Morgan Investment Bank and Westpac Bank - mainly as CIO and COO of global businesses.

After employment with the aforesaid financial institutions, he set up his own company named AIAS Solutions in July 2013 in Singapore, providing advice to financial institutions and their software and service providers. Mr. Saint-Claire is now the CEO of a FinTech startup called Touché which focuses on biometric identification and authentication.

Mr. Saint-Claire holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pure Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Sydney in Australia.

Mr. Saint-Claire does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Mr. Saint-Claire does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Mr. Saint-Claire attended eight (8) out of ten (10) Board Meetings held during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Sophian Bin Abdul Rahman

Sophian Bin Abdul Rahman

Singaporean, age 41, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 11 November 2015. He is also the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 1 July 2015.
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Mr. Sophian Bin Abdul Rahman was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 11 November 2015. He is also the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 1 July 2015.

Mr. Sophian is a recipient of Singaporean government's Economic Development Board (EDB) Scholarship to pursue a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College of London.

Upon graduation, Mr Sophian served in EDB (Singapore's equivalent of MIDA) and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore (Singapore's equivalent of MATRADE). Prior to joining StemLife Berhad, Mr Sophian was with CapitaLand, one of Southeast Asia's largest real estate developers, where he was a key member in starting up several initiatives in the Middle East and attracted institutional investors to set up private capital partnerships with the CapitaLand Group. He also serves on the board of governors of Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore.

Mr. Sophian does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Mr. Sophian does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Mr. Sophian attended three (3) Board meetings held from the date of his appointment to the end of the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Hoo Yee Fong

Hoo Yee Fong

Malaysian, age 43, was appointed as Alternate Director to Sophian Bin Abdul Rahman on 11 November 2015. She is also the Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 1 July 2015.
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Ms. Hoo Yee Fong was appointed as Alternate Director to Sophian Bin Abdul Rahman on 11 November 2015. She is also the Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 1 July 2015.

Ms. Hoo graduated from University of Malaya in 1997 with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting. She is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.

Ms. Hoo has approximately 20 years of experience in finance and administration in various industries. She joined StemLife Berhad in June 2014 and prior to that she was the Financial Controller of a diversified group based in Singapore.

Ms. Hoo does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Ms. Hoo does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Tan Poh Lan

Tan Poh Lan

Singaporean, age 54, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 26 May 2016. She is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.
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Ms. Tan Poh Lan was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 26 May 2016. She is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.

Ms. Tan holds a Master of Business Administration from National University of Singapore and graduated with Honours in Occupational Therapy from University of Queensland, Australia.

Ms. Tan Poh Lan is currently the Group Chief Operating Officer of CordLife Group Limited.

Ms. Tan has 30 years of extensive experience in the private and public healthcare sectors. She was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Healthcare Singapore where she successfully aligned and integrated the businesses of Fortis Colorectal Hospital & Radlink, an outpatient imaging centre with a cyclotron and 3 general practitioner clinics, and established a Public-Private Partnership model with some government hospitals. Prior to this, she assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer of Vinmec International Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam. Ms. Tan was also formerly, the Chief Executive Officer of Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore from April 2008 to September 2011. Prior to this, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Parkway East Hospital.

Ms. Tan does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Ms. Tan does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

Thet Hnin Yi

Thet Hnin Yi

Singaporean, age 40, was appointed as Alternate Director to Tan Poh Lan on 26 May 2016.
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Ms. Thet Hnin Yi was appointed as Alternate Director to Tan Poh Lan on 26 May 2016.

Ms. Thet obtained her Master of Business Administration from the University of Manchester in June 2014. She graduated with a Diploma in Accountancy from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1997. She is also a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, and a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Ms. Thet Hnin Yi is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Cordlife Group Limited. She is responsible for all areas of financial and accounting functions of the Group, including financial reporting, management reporting and budgeting. Her job scope also includes supporting the senior management team in their strategic decision making process, as well as any pricing, marketing, corporate finance and corporate risk management policies undertaken by them. She liaises with external auditors in relation to the auditing and accounting matters for the Group.

Ms. Thet joined the Group in June 2011, following the demerger of the Company from Life Corporation Limited ("LCL") (previously known as Cordlife Limited). She joined LCL in December 2007 as Senior Finance Manager, where, inter alia, she supported the senior management team in their strategic decision making process and corporate risk management of the business. Prior to joining LCL, Ms. Thet held various positions at Ernst & Young LLP from 2001 to 2007, including the position of Audit Manager and with her last position as a Training Manager where she was responsible for providing training to audit assistants and seniors. From 1997 to 2001, she held various positions at Tan Wee Tin & Co., her last position being Audit Supervisor, where she was responsible for the auditing of small and medium enterprises and multinational companies.

Ms. Thet does not hold any other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.

Ms. Thet does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial period ended 30 June 2016.

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