Kwek Leng Beng, 67

Appointed as Director and Executive Chairman of City Developments Limited (CDL) since 1 October 1969 and 1 January 1995 respectively, Mr Kwek was re-elected on 26 April 2007. He also sits on the Nominating Committee 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, 54

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.

Mr Kwek is also Vice Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation and Vice President of the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Other appointments include Chairmanship of the Board of Trustees of National Youth Achievement Award Council, and Chinese Language & Culture Funds Management Committee as well as the Immediate Past President of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Chee Keng Soon, 75

Appointed a Director of CDL since 29 March 1995, Mr Chee was last re-appointed a Director on 26 April 2007 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. He is also the Chairman of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees of CDL.

Mr Chee had previously held the position of Auditor General for more than 20 years and had served on the board of Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. Mr Chee holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Geography from University of Malaya.


Chow Chiok Hock, 69

Appointed a Director of CDL since 1 October 1969, Mr Chow was last re-elected on 26 April 2006. He also sits on the Remuneration Committee of CDL.

Mr Chow has extensive experience in real estate and was actively involved in the management and development of the Grand Hyatt Taipei. He presently sits on the boards of Hong Leong Holdings Limited and other companies in the Hong Leong Group.


Foo See Juan, 67

Appointed a Director of CDL since 2 June 1986, Mr Foo was last re-elected on 26 April 2007. He also sits on the Audit and Nominating 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, 51

Appointed a Director of CDL since 1 August 1987, Mr Kwek was last re-elected on 26 April 2006. 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 27 years of experience in trading, manufacturing, property investment and development, hotel operations, corporate finance and management.


Han Vo-Ta, 59

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 member of the Board of Trustees of SIM University. Mr Vo-Ta was previously an international banker, having worked with Bank of Montreal in Montreal, Toronto, Manila and Singapore. He was also General Manager of Singapore Finance, President of the Singapore Canadian Business Association, co-founder & past President of the MIT Club of Singapore, Senior Advisor of UBS AG and member of the Governing Council of Singapore Institute of Management.

Mr Vo-Ta presently sits on the boards of various companies in the CDL Group.


Tang See Chim, 75

Appointed a Director of CDL since 28 August 1995, Mr Tang was last re-appointed a Director on 26 April 2007 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 to 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, New Toyo International Holdings Ltd and Dutech Holdings Limited. His other appointments include honorary legal adviser to Ren Ci Community Hospital, Singapore Hospice Council and Nanyang Girls’ High School.