Board of Directors

 

Mr. Sin Soon Teng
Executive Chairman and Group CEO

Mr. Sin Soon Teng, is the Executive Chairman, Group CEO and founder of Sysma Holdings. He was first appointed to the Board on 28 March 2012. With 54 years’ experience in the construction industry under his belt, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction and driving growth in the Group. Prior to the founding of Sysma Construction Pte Ltd in 1986, Mr. Sin started his career as a quantity survey apprentice with a consultant firm. In 1966, he joined Building Construction (M) Sdn Bhd as a quantity surveyor and was later promoted to contract manager in 1971. Subsequent to this, he jointly set up Building Engineering Enterprise Pte Ltd as Executive Director in 1976 where he was in charge of all construction and contract management. He obtained a Diploma in Building from the Singapore Polytechnic in 1972 and is a fellow member of the Singapore Institute of Building.

Mr. Ang Seng Heng
Executive Director and Head of Operations

Mr. Ang Seng Heng, is our Executive Director and Head of Operations and was appointed to the Board on 28 March 2012. He is responsible for the overall planning of manpower and resources for the various projects undertaken by our Group and is also in charge of liaising with client representatives, regulatory authorities and consultants which our Group is involved in. He joined our Group in 1987 and has over 39 years of experience in the construction industry. On 1 January 2015, Mr. Ang was appointed a director of North Shore Investments Pte Ltd, a subsidiary company of our Group. He obtained a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic in 1978 and a Diploma in Industrial Management from the Singapore Polytechnic in 1985.

Mr. Andy Goh Beng Kwang
Executive Director and Group CFO

Mr. Andy Goh Beng Kwang, is our Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer. He joined our Group as Chief Financial Officer in January 2012 and is responsible for overseeing the financial and management accounting, compliance and taxation matters. In April 2015, Mr. Goh was promoted to Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, treasury and finance as well as supporting the Group CEO in the formulation of corporate strategies and the future direction of the Group. In addition, he also serves as a Director for some of the Group’s subsidiary companies. Mr. Goh began his professional career as an Audit Assistant in PricewaterhouseCoopers (Kuala Lumpur) in 1997, and was promoted to Senior Associate in 1999. From 2000 to 2002, he held the position of Senior Associate in Ernst & Young (Singapore). Between 2002 and 2003, he was working as an accountant in RCL Feeder Pte. Ltd. He later joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (Singapore) (Assurance) as a Senior Associate in 2003 and was promoted to Assistant Manager in the same year. He rose to the position of Manager in 2004. In 2006, he was transferred to the PricewaterhouseCoopers (Singapore) (Capital Markets) and held the position of Manager until the end of 2007. Before joining our Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer of New Century Shipbuilding Limited from 2008 to 2011, and his last-held positions at New Century Shipbuilding Limited were Director and Chief Financial Officer from end 2010 to end 2011. He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since July 2000 and was admitted as a fellow member in 2005. He has also been a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since November 2001.

Mr. Chen Timothy Teck-Leng @ Chen Teck Leng
Lead Independent Director

Mr. Chen Timothy Teck-Leng @ Chen Teck Leng, is our Lead Independent Director, and was appointed to the Board on 1 December 2015. He has three decades of management experience in banking, insurance, international finance, and corporate advisory work. He held positions in Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia, and Sun Life Financial Inc. He was formerly the General Manager, China for Sun Life Financial Inc., and the President and CEO of Sun Life Everbright Life Insurance Company in China. Mr. Chen currently sits on the boards of several SGX-listed companies. He is an Independent Director for Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd., Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation Ltd., TMC Education Corporation Ltd, Logistics Holdings Ltd and Tye Soon limited. His directorship held over the past 3 years in other listed companies including XinRen Aluminum Holdings Ltd., Hu An Cable Holdings Ltd. and Sunmart Holdings Ltd.. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Tennessee, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Ohio State University. He received his Certified Corporate Director (ICD. D) designation from the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and attended the Executive Management Program of Harvard Business School.

Mr. Heng Yeow Meng Michael
Independent Director

Mr. Heng Yeow Meng Michael, is our Independent Director and was appointed to the Board on 6 July 2012. He has over 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting and tax services and is currently managing partner of Heng Lee Seng LLP, a mid-sized public accounting firm that provides a range of services including audit and assurance, tax, internal audit, corporate secretarial, business services, payroll administration and other advisory services. Mr. Heng graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia, and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants; and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He holds the designation of Accredited Tax Advisor of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.

Mr. Ho Boon Chuan Wilson
Independent Director

Mr. Ho Boon Chuan Wilson, is our Independent Director and was appointed to the Board on 6 July 2012. He is currently the Managing Director of Westcon-Comstor, a value added global technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Datacentre, where he is responsible for managing the business across 11 countries in Asia. He is currently also an independent director of Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited. His experiences over the past 20 years include working in the capital markets group of DBS Bank, holding the post of CFO of a SGX-Main Board listed company and building and managing a regional IT distribution group. Mr Ho graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) degree in 1994. He is a Chartered Accountant, Singapore and a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

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