Haw Par's Board of Directors Chew Kia Ngee Hwang Soo Jin Sat Pal Khattar Wee Ee Chao Wee Cho Yaw Wee Ee Lim Lee Suan Yew Peter Sim Swee Yam Gn Hiang Meng Han Ah Kuan

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(from left to right) Chew Kia Ngee, Hwang Soo Jin, Sat Pal Khattar, Wee Ee-chao, Wee Cho Yaw (Non-Executive Chairman), Wee Ee Lim (President & CEO), Lee Suan Yew, Peter Sim Swee Yam, Gn Hiang Meng, Han Ah Kuan

Dr Wee Cho Yaw

Chairman
Non-Executive and Non-Independent
Wee Cho Yaw

First appointed as a Director: 31 October 1975
Last re-appointed as a Director: 29 April 2016

Dr Wee Cho Yaw, 89, was appointed Chairman of the Company since 1978.

A banker with more than 60 years’ experience, Dr Wee is a veteran in the banking, insurance, real estate and hospitality industries. He received many accolades for his business achievements and support of education, community welfare and the business community. Among the awards conferred on him are the Distinguished Service Order, Singapore’s highest National Day Award, ASEAN Business Advisory Council Legacy Award for Singapore and Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Letters from the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Investment Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration Committee (Member)
  • Nominating Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • United Overseas Bank Limited (Chairman Emeritus & Adviser)
  • United Overseas Insurance Limited (Chairman)
  • UOL Group Limited (Chairman)
  • United Industrial Corporation Limited (Chairman)

Other Principal Commitments:

  • Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited (Chairman)
  • Marina Centre Holdings Private Limited (Chairman)
  • Nanyang Technological University (Pro-chancellor)
  • Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (Honorary President)
  • Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan (Honorary President)
  • Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Honorary President)
  • Wee Foundation (Chairman)
  • Chung Cheng High School (Chairman)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications & Achievements:

  • Chinese high school education
  • Legacy Award for Singapore, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (2017)
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters, Nanyang Technological University (2014)
  • The Distinguished Service Order, Singapore (2011)
  • The Asian Banker Lifetime Achievement Award (2009)
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters, National University of Singapore (2008)
  • Credit Suisse-Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award (2006)
  • Businessman of the Year, Singapore Business Awards (2001 and 1990)

Mr Wee Ee Lim

President & CEO
Executive and Non-Independent Director
Wee Ee Lim

First appointed as a Director: 23 March 1994
Last re-elected as a Director: 28 April 2015

Mr Wee Ee Lim, 56, is the President & CEO of the Company. He is closely involved in the management and growth of Haw Par group of companies for more than 30 years.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Investment Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • UOL Group Limited (Deputy Chairman)
  • United Industrial Corporation Limited (Director)

Other Major Appointments/Principal Commitments:

  • Wee Foundation (Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Hua Han Health Industry Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) (till 2015)

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Clark University, USA

Mr Sat Pal Khattar

Non-Executive and Independent Director Sat Pal Khattar

First appointed as a Director: 1 January 1977
Last re-elected as a Director: 29 April 2016

Mr Sat Pal Khattar, 75, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman and Director of Khattar Holdings Pte Ltd group of companies which is principally engaged in investments.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
  • Nominating Committee (Chairman)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Other Major Appointments/Principal Commitments:

  • Board of Trustees of the Singapore Business Federation (Chairman)
  • Presidential Council for Minority Rights (Member)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications & Achievements:

  • LLB degree and LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Singapore
  • Padma Shri Award (2011)
  • SICCI-DBS Singapore-India Business Award (2009)

Mr Hwang Soo Jin

Non-Executive and Independent Director Hwang Soo Jin

First appointed as a Director: 28 October 1986
Last re-elected as a Director: 29 April 2016

Mr Hwang Soo Jin, 82, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He is a veteran insurer, with more than 50 years of experience in the industry.

He was a Director of a number of other public listed companies previously.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Remuneration Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Singapore Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (Chairman Emeritus, Director & Senior Adviser)
  • United Industrial Corporation Limited (Director)
  • United Overseas Insurance Limited (Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications & Achievements:

  • Chartered Insurer of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK
  • Honorary Fellow of the Singapore Insurance Institute
  • Lifetime Achievements Award (Asia Insurance Industry Award) (2013)

Dr Lee Suan Yew

Non-Executive and Independent Director Lee Suan Yew

First appointed as a Director: 18 December 1995
Last re-elected as a Director: 29 April 2016

Dr Lee Suan Yew, 84, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He is a medical practitioner with over 50 years’ experience.

Dr Lee was appointed Justice of the Peace from 1998-2008 and President of the Singapore Medical Council for 4 years (2000-2004). He was also Chairman of the Singapore National Medical Ethics Committee (2007 and 2008).

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Nominating Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • K1 Ventures Limited (Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications & Achievements:

  • MBBS Chir. Degree from the University of Cambridge
  • MRCP and FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow
  • Public Service Star (Bar) (2002)
  • Public Service Star (1991)

Mr Wee Ee-chao

Deputy Chairman
Non-Executive and Non-Independent
Wee Ee Chao

First appointed as a Director: 8 July 2003
Last re-elected as a Director: 27 April 2017

Mr Wee Ee-chao, 63, is the Deputy Chairman of the Company.

Mr Wee is the Chairman and Managing Director of UOBKay Hian Holdings Limited and also manages Kheng Leong Company (Private) Limited which is involved in real estate development and investments.

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Limited (Chairman and Managing Director)
  • UOL Group Limited (Director)

Other Major Appointments/Principal Commitments:

  • Kheng Leong Company (Private) Limited
  • Wee Foundation (Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • UOB Kay Hian Securities (Thailand) Public Co Limited (listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand) (till 2016)

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The American University, Washington DC, USA

Dr Chew Kia Ngee

Non-Executive and Independent Director Chew Kia Ngee

First appointed as a Director: 11 May 2011
Last re-elected as a Director: 29 April 2016

Dr Chew Kia Ngee, 72, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant with about 40 years’ experience in the public accounting profession.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Other Major Appointments/Principal Commitments:

  • Singapore Eye Foundation (Board Member)
  • Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery Audit Committee (Member)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceeding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from the University of Malaya
  • Master of Commerce from the University of Melbourne
  • PhD in Business and Management from the University of South Australia
  • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Fellow of CPA Australia
  • Fellow of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

Mr Peter Sim Swee Yam

Non-Executive and Independent Director Peter Sim Swee Yam

First appointed as a Director: 11 May 2011
Last re-elected as a Director:29 April 2016

Mr Peter Sim Swee Yam, 62, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He is a practising lawyer and Director of Sim Law Practice LLC and has more than 30 years of legal practice.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Nominating Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Lum Chang Holdings Ltd (Independent Director)
  • Marco Polo Marine Ltd (Independent Director)
  • Mun Siong Engineering Ltd (Independent Director)
  • Singapore Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (Independent Director)

Other Major Appointments/Principal Commitments:

  • Singapore Heart Foundation (Board Member)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceeding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications:

  • Degree in Law from the National University of Singapore
  • Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (2008)
  • Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (2000)

Mr Gn Hiang Meng

Non-Executive and Independent Director Gn Hiang Meng

First appointed as a Director: 13 August 2014
Last re-elected as a Director: 27 April 2017

Mr Gn Hiang Meng, 69, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. Mr Gn has more than 30 years of investment banking and hospitality industry experience. He was a senior banker with the United Overseas Bank Group for 28 years and was the Deputy President of UOL Group prior to his retirement in 2007.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Audit Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Centurion Corporation Limited (Non-Executive and Independent Director)
  • Koh Brothers Group Limited (Non-Executive and Independent Director)
  • TEE International Limited (Non-Executive and Independent Director)
  • SingHaiyi Group Limited (Non-Executive and Independent Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceeding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration ((Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore

Mr Han Ah Kuan

Executive and Non-Independent Director Han Ah Kuan

First appointed as a Director: 28 January 2005
Last re-elected as a Director: 27 April 2017

Mr Han Ah Kuan, 69, is an Executive Director of the Company. He joined the Group in 1991 as the General Manager of Haw Par Healthcare Limited.

Board Committee(s) served on:

  • Investment Committee (Member)

Present Directorships in other listed companies (as at 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Past Directorships in listed companies held over the preceeding three years (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017):

  • Nil

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore
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