Kwek Leng Beng, 65
Appointed as Director and Executive Chairman of CDL since 1 October 1969 and 1 January 1995 respectively, Mr Kwek was re-elected on 29 April 2004. He also sits on the Nominations and Remuneration Committees of CDL.

Mr Kwek is the Chairman of London-listed Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C) and Hong Leong Asia Ltd. (HLA). He is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Hong Leong Finance Limited (HLF) and Hong Kong-listed City e-Solutions Limited (CES).

Mr Kwek holds a law degree, LL.B (London) and is also a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He has extensive experience in the finance business, having grown from day one with the original Hong Leong Finance Limited which has since merged its finance business with Singapore Finance Limited (now known as HLF). He also has vast experience in the real estate business, the hotel industry as well as the trading and manufacturing business.


Kwek Leng Joo, 52
Appointed as Director and Managing Director of CDL since 8 February 1980 and 1 January 1995 respectively, Mr Kwek is an Executive Director of CES and also sits on the boards of HLF and M&C.

Mr Kwek holds a Diploma in Financial Management and has extensive experience in property development and investment.

The Immediate Past President of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Kwek is also the Vice Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation and the Vice President of the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce & Industry. His other appointments include Chairmanship of Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Company Limited and the Board of Trustees of the National Youth Achievement Award Council.


Chee Keng Soon, 73
Appointed a Director of CDL since 29 March 1995, Mr Chee was last re-appointed a Director on 27 April 2005 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. He is also the Chairman of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees of CDL.

In the last 3 years, Mr Chee had served on the boards of Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and SembCorp Marine Ltd. Mr Chee holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Geography from University of Malaya.


Chow Chiok Hock, 67
Appointed a Director of CDL since 1 October 1969, Mr Chow was last re-elected on 29 May 2003. He also sits on the boards of Hong Leong Holdings Limited and other companies in the Hong Leong Group.

Mr Chow has extensive experience in real estate and was actively involved in the management and development of the Grand Hyatt Taipei.


Ong Pang Boon, 77
Appointed a Director of CDL since 12 April 1985, Mr Ong was last re-appointed a Director on 27 April 2005 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. Mr Ong will not be seeking re-appointment at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of CDL.

He also sits on the boards of Hong Leong Holdings Limited and Singapura Finance Limited and several companies within the Hong Leong Group. Mr Ong holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from University of Malaya and has extensive experience in the real estate and hotel businesses.


Foo See Juan, 65
Appointed a Director of CDL since 2 June 1986, Mr Foo was last re-elected on 27 April 2005. He also sits on the Audit and Nominations Committees of CDL.

Mr Foo holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the National University of Singapore and is a partner of a law firm. He presently sits on the boards of various companies in the CDL Group.


Kwek Leng Peck, 49
Appointed a Director of CDL since 1 August 1987, Mr Kwek was last re-elected on 29 April 2004. He is an Executive Director of HLA and CES and also sits on the boards of HLF, M&C, New York-listed China Yuchai International Limited and Malaysia-listed Tasek Corporation Berhad.

Mr Kwek holds a Diploma in Accountancy and has over 25 years of experience in trading, manufacturing, property investment and development, hotel operations, corporate finance and management.


Han Vo-Ta, 57
Appointed a Director of CDL since 20 September 1988, Mr Vo-Ta was last re-elected on 27 April 2005. He also sits on the Audit Committee of CDL.

Mr Vo-Ta holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is presently a Senior Advisor of UBS AG, a member of the Governing Council of the Singapore Institute of Management and a member of the Board of Trustees of SIM University. Mr Vo-Ta also sits on the boards of various companies in the Hong Leong Group.


Tang See Chim, 73
Appointed a Director of CDL since 28 August 1995, Mr Tang was last re-appointed a Director on 27 April 2005 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. He also sits on the Audit and Remuneration Committees of CDL.

Mr Tang, an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple, is presently the Consultant with the law firm of David Lim & Partners, Singapore. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics (University of London).

Mr Tang also sits on the boards of G K Goh Holdings Limited, HupSteel Limited (formerly known as Hup Seng Huat Co. Ltd) and New Toyo International Holdings Ltd. His other appointments include honorary legal adviser to Ren Ci Community Hospital, Singapore Hospice Council and Nanyang Girls’ High School.