Armed with a wealth of management and financial experience, coupled with extensive knowledge of the fishing industry and relevant regulations, the Board is guided by the overriding objectives of:
MR NG JOO KWEE 55, is the Executive Chairman of the Company, responsible for the overall management and strategic development of the Company. Mr Ng joined the Group in 2005 and was appointed to the Board on October 31, 2005 and last reelected as a Director on January 27, 2014. He is also an executive director of Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited (“PAIH”),a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited(the “Stock Exchange“), as well as an executive director of Pacific Andes Resources Development Limited (“PARD“), a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “SGX-ST”). In 1989, Mr Ng joined PAIH as general manager of its China operations, overseeing the daily operations, trading and sourcing activities. Mr Ng is a brother of Ms Ng Puay Yee (Jessie), the Executive Director of the Company.
MR SUNG YU CHING 71, the Managing Director of the Company, oversees the operational management and business development of the Group. Mr Sung joined the Group in 2005 and was appointed to the Board on October 31, 2005 and last re-elected as a Director on January 28, 2012. He is also the chairman of Chuan-Chuan Yoo International Trade Ltd (“Chuan-Chuan”), a company engaged in the trading of seafood products, vessel spare parts and appliances, and provision of ship repairing and construction agency services. Mr Sung graduated from the marine engineering department of National Taiwan Ocean College and was a marine engineer in Taiwan from 1983 to 1988. In 1997, he started his trading business and became a shareholder in Chuan-Chuan.
MS NG PUAY YEE, Jessie 43, was appointed as an Executive Director on 15 December 2015 and a Chief Executive Officer on 26 February 2016. She is also an Executive Chairman of China Fishery’s parent company Pacific Andes Resources Development Limited and Managing Director of Hong Kong listed company, Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited. She is responsible for global sales and marketing of the Pacific Andes Group’s frozen fish and seafood products. In addition, she also oversees the Group’s global raw material sourcing. Ms Ng joined the Pacific Andes Group in 1995. She graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, USA, majoring in mass communication. Ms Ng is daughter and sister of Mr Ng Joo Kwee.
MR TSE MAN BUN 73, was appointed as an Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company on January 16, 2006 and was last re-elected as a Director on January 27, 2014. Mr Tse is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Investment Committee. He was also appointed as the Lead Independent Director of the Company on November21, 2013. Mr Tse has over 40 years of working experience in the banking industry. He joined The Hong kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (“HSBC”) in 1968 and retired from the bank in December 2002. He is currently an independent nonexecutive director of Crystal International Limited, HSBC Insurance(Asia) Limited and HSBC Life (International) Limited, both are subsidiaries of HSBC which is listed in Hong Kong, London and New York, and Tysan Holdings Limited which is listed in Hong Kong.
MR LIM SOON HOCK 66, was appointed as an Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company on January 16, 2006 and was last re-elected as a Director on January 28, 2013. Mr Lim is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He has more than 40 years of working experience. More than 30 years were as a board member, CEO, technopreneur and private investor, across a variety of industries in a highly global competitive environment. Mr Lim is the Founder and Managing Director of PLAN-B ICAG, a boutique corporate advisory firm. He continues to sit on the boards of directors of several government agencies, public listed and private companies, as well as not for-profit organisations. Post Compaq, where he was the Vice President and Managing Director of Compaq Computer Asia Pacific and the 1st Asian appointed to the position, he had been involved in taking companies public, M&As, as well as consulting for several global MNCs and SMEs. Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours in Electrical Engineering from the University of Singapore, a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Singapore, Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, Academy of Engineering Singapore, Singapore Computer Society, Singapore Instituteof Directors and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Mr Lim also served more than 25 years in public service and community service on a voluntary basis, in various appointments and chairmanship capacities. Accolades which he had received include 2014 National Day Public Service Star, 2012 NVPC President’s Award for Volunteerism; 2012 IES Outstanding Volunteer Award; 2011MCYS Outstanding Volunteer Award; 2010 IES-IEEE Joint Medal of Excellence Award; 2010 Honorary Fellow of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations; 2009 National Day Public Service Medal; 2009 NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award and 1992NUS Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award. Mr Lim was appointed a Justice of the Peace in May 2008 and is now also a Volunteer Mediator with State Courts.
MR TAN NGIAP JOO 70, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on January 12, 2009 and was last re-elected as a Director on January 28, 2012. Mr Tan is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee. He was previously the deputy president of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC”), which is listed on the main board of the SGX-ST. In September2013, Mr Tan was appointed as independent non-executive director of OCBC. Prior to this, Mr Tan was a chief executive officer of Bank of Singapore(Australia) Limited. Presently, he sits on the boards of several listed companies. Mr Tan is the chairman and director of United Engineers Limited, which is listed on the main board of the SGXST. He is an independent non-executive director of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd., which is listed on the main board of the SGX-ST and Tan Chong International Limited, which is listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Australia.