MR TAY TIAN HOE, RICHARD
Executive Chairman & Group Managing Director
Mr Richard Tay is the Executive Chairman & Group Managing Director of YHI International Limited and the key founder of our Group. He is a member of our Nominating Committee.
He has more than 40 years of business experience in the area of sales and distribution of automotive products. He is responsible for formulating the overall business strategies and policies for our Group, including the development and growth of our distribution and manufacturing operations.
Under his stewardship, Mr Tay has led the development and growth of our alloy wheels manufacturing business. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He was appointed to the Board on 26 August 2000.
MR TAY TIANG GUAN
Mr Tay Tiang Guan is the Executive Director of our Group. He has more than 38 years of business experience and has extensive knowledge in the automotive and industrial products industry.
He is responsible for spearheading our Group’s operations in ASEAN and overseeing the business development and operational management of our tyre and industrial product distribution business. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He was appointed to the Board on 26 August 2000.
MR HENRY TAN SONG KOK
Lead Independent Director
Mr Henry Tan was appointed to the Board on 22 May 2003. He currently chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee. He is the Managing Director of Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation, the Chairman of Nexia China. He was the past Asia Pacific Regional Chairman and board member of Nexia International.
He holds directorship for several companies. He is a director of Ascendas Funds Management (S) Ltd, manager of Ascendas REIT. He is also a director of Raffles Education Corporation Limited, Chosen Holdings Limited and China New Town Development Co Ltd. He is on the Alumni Advisory Board of Nanyang Business School.
Mr Tan graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Ltd and a member of Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc (Singapore Chapter), Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professional Limited and Singapore Institute of Directors.
MR YUEN SOU WAI
Mr Yuen Sou Wai was appointed to the Board on 22 May 2003 and re-designated as an Independent Director from Non-
Executive Director on 25 February 2014. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
He was formerly our Group Chief Financial Officer as well as Executive Director responsible for the Group’s operations in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, United States America (USA) and Canada before his appointment as a Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2009.
Mr Yuen is presently the Lead Independent Director of both Chew’s Group Limited and Libra Group Limited. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee for both companies, which are listed on Catalist of the SGX-ST.
He has more than 36 years of broadbased financial management experiences in various large local and global multinational companies. He had held several senior financial positions including Chief Financial Officer, Regional Finance Director and Group Controller in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Yuen holds a Master in Business Administration Degree from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
MR HEE THENG FONG
Mr Hee Theng Fong was appointed to the Board on 22 May 2003. He currently chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee.
He is a Consultant of Harry Elias Partnership LLP and has been practising as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore since 1982.
Mr Hee is also a director of several companies including Delong Holdings Ltd, Datapulse Technology Limited, Tye Soon Limited, First Resources Limited, F&H SingHome Fund II Ltd, NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Limited, Business China and Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC).
He is on the panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC), Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).
MR PHUA TIN HOW
Mr Phua Tin How was appointed to the Board on 22 May 2003. He currently chairs the Nominating Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.
He has held senior appointments in the public service before becoming Group President and CEO of the DelGro Group of companies and the Singapore Bus Services respectively from 1994 to 2003. He is also a director of several companies in Singapore, with the most recent appointment as Independent Director & Non- Executive Chairman of Valuemax Group Limited in Oct 2013.
He holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree from the then University of Singapore (now known as National University of Singapore).