Nomination Committee

Miss. Orasa Livasiri

Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Audit Committee Member

Miss Orasa Livasiri was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in 1994, became acting Chairman of the Company on 9 May 2016. She was appointed as Chairman of the Company on 2 March 2017.

She was a practising solicitor for more than 30 years and retired from the profession in 2012.

Mr. Benjamin Loh Gek Lim

Non-Executive Director
Nomination Committee Member

Mr. Benjamin Loh Gek Lim was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 19 May 2020. He is the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Management Board of ASM International N.V..

Mr. Loh has a proven background in the high tech industry. From the late nineties until 2005, he worked for Oerlikon Corporation, lastly as Senior Vice President responsible for Asia. After that, he joined Veeco Instruments Inc. where his last position was the Executive Vice President responsible for Global Field Operations. He then moved to FEI Company in 2007 where he held various executive positions and ultimately became its Chief Operating Officer. In 2015, he joined the Swiss-based VAT Vacuum Valves company where, as Group Management Board member, he was responsible for worldwide sales and marketing until late 2017.

Mr. Lok Kam Chong, John

Independent Non-Executive Director
Audit Committee Chairman

Mr. Lok Kam Chong, John was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 9 March 2007.

Mr. Lok is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has 20 years of experience in financial management and corporate controllership. Mr. Lok started his career as an auditor in an international accounting firm and then moved to work for some major financial information companies, including Moneyline Telerate (Hong Kong) Ltd. and Dow Jones Telerate. He is currently a Director of FHL & Partners CPA Limited.

Mr. Lok holds Dual Degrees in Master in Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Mr. Wong Hon Yee

Independent Non-Executive Director
Nomination Committee Chairman

Mr. Wong Hon Yee was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 December 2012.

Mr. Wong is a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He was the Associate Vice President (Knowledge Transfer) at the City University of Hong Kong prior to his retirement in 2014. Prior to joining City University of Hong Kong, he has been involved in high-tech product design and engineering management in industry for 25 years, over 20 of which were spent at Ampex Ferrotec Ltd., a subsidiary of Ampex Corporation in the USA.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 1969 and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from the University of California, Berkeley in 1971.

Mr. Tang Koon Hung, Eric

Independent Non-Executive Director
Audit Committee Member

Mr. Tang Koon Hung, Eric was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 April 2013. He was formerly an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company for the period from 6 September 2004 to 31 January 2007, an Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the Company for the period from 1 February 2007 to 1 February 2010. Mr. Tang was also appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of EGL Holdings Company Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, stock code: 06882) on 13 November 2014.

Mr. Tang qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Canada and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has worked in the fields of manufacturing, banking, and public utilities with some major corporations both in Canada and in Hong Kong.

Mr. Tang graduated from the University of Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Andrew Chong Yang Hsueh

Independent Non-Executive Director
Nomination Committee Member

Mr. Andrew Chong Yang Hsueh is the Chairman of the Board of the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association and the Board of Governors of the Institute of Technical Education. He serves on the Board of the Ministry of Manpower’s Workforce Singapore Agency and on the Advanced Manufacturing Training Academy Training Council. He currently chairs the Tripartite Judging Panel for SkillsFuture Fellowships and Employer Awards.

Mr. Chong is also on the Board of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd., the Manager for Mapletree Industrial Trust, a real estate investment trust listed on the Main Board of Singapore Exchange. Additionally, he is the Independent Chairman of the Investment Committees of Mapletree Europe Income Trust and Mapletree US Income Commercial Trust. He serves on the Boards of NTUC Health Co-operative Limited and Employment and Employability Institute Pte. Ltd.. He has held Board and advisory roles in several technology start-up companies.

He stepped down as Regional President and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. in 2017 after 30 years in the semiconductor industry. He has served on several Singapore government committees, including, the SkillsFuture Council, the Council for Skills, Innovation and Productivity and the Future Economy Council. He continues to serve on the Advanced Manufacturing and Trade subcommittee of the Future Economy Council.

Mr. Chong received his Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1987 and Master of Business Administration in 1993 from the University of Adelaide in South Australia. He was conferred a Medal of Commendation by the Singapore National Trade Union Congress at the 2017 May Day Awards for promoting good industrial relations and initiating workers’ training and skills upgrading programmes, and has co-authored a book on the technological and business trends in the automotive market in Asia.

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