Board of Directors

Boards of Directors tong-din-eu winston chris teo-hong-lim koh-seng-geok cecilia tay-kah-poh

Teo Hong Lim

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Teo Hong Lim has been a Director of our Company since 20 May 1993 and was appointed Managing Director on 19 April 2018. He was last re-elected as Director on 6 April 2018. Mr Teo sets out our Group’s strategies and leads overall management. Outside of the group, Mr. Teo is also currently the Chairman of Monfort Care, a network of programmes committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community facing transitional challenges. He believes in contributing back to society especially for the less fortunate. Mr Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore with an honours degree in Accountancy. He worked for DBS Bank Ltd as assistant treasurer before joining our Company.

Chris Teo Hong Yeow

Deputy CEO and Executive Director

Chris Teo Hong Yeow joined our Group in 1993. He was last re-elected as Director on 4 April 2016 and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 23 March 2018. His main task was in the planning and facilities design of Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel. Mr Teo is primarily responsible for all aspects of our Hotel Ownership business, including ongoing evaluation, investment and improvement of the hotel segment. He supports the Executive Chairman and CEO in the formulation of corporate strategies and the future direction of the Group. Mr Teo graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. Mr Teo has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He is also Director of Shatec Global Limited. He has previously held managerial appointments at several international hotels in Asia, such as the Oriental Hotel in Singapore, the Amanpuri in Phuket, Thailand and the Amandari in Bali, Indonesia.

Koh Seng Geok

Deputy CEO and Executive Director

Koh Seng Geok has been the Executive Director of our Company since 1 September 2001 and was last re-elected as Director on 11 April 2017. Mr Koh was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 23 March 2018. Prior to this appointment, he served as Chief Financial Officer, managing the financial, banking, accounting and legal aspects of our Group. Mr Koh supports the Executive Chairman and CEO in the formulation of corporate strategies and the future direction of the Group. He is concurrently our Company Secretary and also oversees our Human Resource and Administration department. Mr Koh joined our Group in February 2000 as the Financial Controller of Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree and he is a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He also holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Leicester. Prior to joining our Group, Mr Koh worked as an auditor in Deloitte and Touche and Haw Par Brothers International Limited, and held appointments as the Finance Manager of Goldtron Electronics Pte Ltd and Equant Integration Services Pte Ltd.

Winston Tan Tien Hin

Independent Director

Winston Tan Tien Hin has been a Non-Executive Director of our Company since 14 December 2006. Mr Tan was re-designated from the position of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director to Independent Director on 12 January 2012 and was last re-elected as Director on 6 April 2018. He is a Member of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited’s Audit Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr Tan is a Non-Executive Director of Plastoform Holdings Limited and Serrano Limited. He is currently the Managing Director for Winmark Investments Pte. Ltd., Corporate Brokers International Pte. Ltd. and ZhenXing Commercial Consultancy (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Amongst others, he was also previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Pteris Global Limited and Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.; Director of Singapore Technologies Kinetics Limited; Director of Ascendas Pte. Ltd. and AETOS Security Management Pte Ltd; General Manager of Deutsche Bank AG (Singapore Branch) and Vice-President at Citibank N.A. Mr Tan graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Physics) degree.

Tong Din Eu

Independent Director

Tong Din Eu was appointed as an Independent Director of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited on 2 October 2017 and was last re-elected as Director on 6 April 2018. He was appointed as Chairman of the Audit Risk Management Committee on 16 October 2018. He is also a Member of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited’s Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr Tong is the Executive Director of Midas Holdings Limited. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and passed the examinations to be a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr Tong has many years of experience in corporate finance and had advised many regional initial public offerings and merger & acquisitions transactions.

Tan Hong Lye, Cecilia

Independent Director

Tan Hong Lye, Cecilia was appointed as an Independent Director of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited on 1 October 2019. She is a Member of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited’s Audit Risk Management Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Ms Tan has more than 20 years of working experience in the areas of corporate finance, investment banking, real estate direct investment and real estate fund management. She is currently the Senior Strategic Adviser to the Chairman of Sasseur Group. Ms Tan holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, Australia. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Second Upper Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

Tay Kah Poh

Lead Independent Director

Tay Kah Poh was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 17 December 2007 and was last re-elected as Director on 11 April 2017. He is Chairman of Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited’s Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee and a Member of Audit Risk Management Committee. Mr Tay was appointed as Lead Independent Director on 1 June 2018. He is currently Executive Director, Consultancy & International Project Marketing at Knight Frank Pte Ltd, Singapore. He was previously an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore Department of Real Estate, and Executive Vice President at the Pacific Star Group. Mr Tay holds a Master of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Georgia (Athens), United States of America and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore.