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Mr Khoo Kee Cheok

Mr Khoo Kee Cheok

Chairman and Independent Director

Date of Appointment:
20 March 2014 (as Independent Director)
16 June 2014 (as Chairman)
Board Committee served on: Audit and Risk Committee (as Member)

Other Listed Company Directorships: Nil

Past Listed Company Directorships: Nil

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  •  Degree in Bachelor of Science (with Honours) from the University of Singapore
  •  Diploma in Education from the University of Singapore

    Experience:
    Mr  Khoo began  his banking  career in DBS in 1980, where he worked  for
    16 years and served in various management positions across several branches of the bank. He has extensive experience in directorship and management roles, having had 28 years of experience in the banking industry. He is currently a business consultant to various SMEs in Singapore.

    Previous Roles:
    General Manager of The Bank of East Asia Limited, Singapore Branch, Council Member  representing  the  Bank for  the  Association of  Banks in Singapore, Director  of  Summit Securities Pte Ltd,  Vice President in  DBS International Department and various other senior roles at DBS Bank Ltd.

    Mr Yoshihiko Machida

    Mr Yoshihiko Machida

    Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

    Date of Appointment: 16 June 2014

    Board Committee served on: Nil

    Other Listed Company Directorships: Nil

    Past Listed Company Directorships: Nil

    Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor of Business Administration from Aoyama Gakuin University

    Experience:
    Mr  Machida has extensive experience in general  management  and is very familiar with the golf course management business, having worked within the Accordia Group for nearly 10 years. He was the Corporate Executive Officer of the Sponsor and the Chief of the Department of General Affairs and Personnel Division from 2009, during which time he exercised an oversight and supervisory role over the general business of the Sponsor and also reported directly to the President of the Sponsor.

    Previous Roles:
    Mr Machida held positions in Nitto Kogyo Co., Ltd., the previous operator of the golf courses of the Sponsor, and Nitto America Co., Ltd., where he was largely responsible for overseeing the firm's golf course management activities and was also involved in the strategic planning of the firm's golf course business.

    Mr Chong Teck Sin

    Mr Chong Teck Sin

    Independent Director

    Date of Appointment: 16 June 2014

    Board Committee served on: Audit and Risk Committee (as Chairman)

    Other Listed Company Directorships:

  •  AVIC International Maritime  Holdings  Ltd, Civmec Ltd. and InnoTek Ltd
    (SGX-ST listed)
  •  Changan Minsheng APLL Logistics Co., Ltd (HKEX listed)

    Past Listed Company Directorships:
    Independent Director of several entities listed on the SGX-ST, including Beyonics Technology  Limited,  Wanxiang International  Limited,  Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd., JES International Holdings Limited and Midsouth Holdings Ltd., as well as Blackgold International Holdings Limited Chongqing-based coal mining firm listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

    Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  •  Masters of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore
  •  Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo

    Experience:
    Mr Chong has extensive experience in  listed companies, the technology and finance and banking sectors, having held several senior appointments in government organisations and financial institutions in Singapore and Japan.

    Previous Roles:
    Board member of the National Kidney Foundation from 2008-2010; Strategic Development  Director for China of Glaxo Wellcome Asia Pacific from 1997-1999; Board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ("ACRA") from  2004-2010 and Executive Director and Group Managing Director (Commercial) of Seksun Corporation Ltd from 1999-2004.

    Mr Hitoshi Kumagai

    Mr Hitoshi Kumagai

    Independent Director

    Date of Appointment: 16 June 2014

    Board Committee served on: Audit and Risk Committee (as Member)

    Other Listed Company Directorships: Nil

    Past Listed Company Directorships: Nil

    Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce from Waseda University, Tokyo
  •  Certified Public Accountant in Japan

    Experience:
    Mr Kumagai has extensive experience in providing  audit and transaction services to client companies at KPMG and other accounting firms. He has been a representative partner of Trustees FAS Co., Ltd in Japan since 2006 and has been providing  financial advisory services such as financial due diligence, valuation and deal management in corporate finance service. He is currently an auditor for Japan Automobile  Recycling Promotion Center and Akasaka Kakiyama Ltd. in Japan.

    Previous Roles:
    Manager at KPMG FAS Co., Ltd in Japan; Auditor at KPMG LLP in New York; Auditor at Kato Audit Corporation in Japan.