Kwek Leng Beng, 68

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 Hong Leong Asia Ltd. (HLA) and London-listed Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C). 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.

His other appointments include being a member of the East Asia Council of INSEAD and Action Community of Entrepreneurship (ACE) Singapore since its inception in 2003. Mr Kwek was also conferred Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration in Hospitality from Johnson & Wales University (Rhode Island, US), and Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University (UK).



Kwek Leng Joo, 55

Appointed as Director and Managing Director of CDL since 8 February 1980 and 1 January 1995 respectively, Mr Kwek also sits on the City Developments Share Options Scheme 2001 Committee (Scheme Committee).

 

He is also an Executive Director of CES and 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 contributes actively to the business community through several public appointments including Honorary President of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of National Youth Achievement Award Council, and Chairman of the Chinese Language & Culture Fund Management Committee. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of Nanyang Technological University, Board of Governors of S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the Chinese Heritage Centre.



Chee Keng Soon, 76

Appointed a Director of CDL since 29 March 1995, Mr Chee was last re-appointed a Director on 24 April 2008 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. He is also the Chairman of the Audit, Nominating, Remuneration and Scheme 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, 70

Appointed a Director of CDL since 1 October 1969, Mr Chow was last re-elected on 24 April 2008. He also sits on the Remuneration and Scheme Committees of CDL. Mr Chow will not be seeking re-appointment as a Director pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50, at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting 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, 68

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, Nominating and Scheme 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, 52

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 28 years of experience in trading, manufacturing, property investment and development, hotel operations, corporate finance and management.



Han Vo-Ta, 60

Appointed a Director of CDL since 20 September 1988, Mr Vo-Ta was last re-elected on 24 April 2008. 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 and Board of Directors of the Old Parliament House Ltd. 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 and past President of the MIT Club of Singapore, Senior Advisor of UBS AG and a member of the Governing Council of Singapore Institute of Management.



Tang See Chim, 76

Appointed a Director of CDL since 28 August 1995, Mr Tang was last re-appointed a Director on 24 April 2008 pursuant to Section 153(6) of the Companies Act, Chapter 50. He also sits on the Audit, Remuneration and Scheme 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, 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.

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