Board of Directors

Dr Chang Wei Lu

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Chang was appointed to the Board in May 2014 and subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in February 2017. He is currently the Executive Chairman of M.W. Group, an investment group of companies based in Malaysia. Dr Chang’s business experience includes hotel management, property investment, food and beverage, and lifestyle management. He also engages actively in community programmes in Malaysia, serving as the current executive advisor of Penang Teoh Si Cheng Hoe Tong, chairman of Penang Chinese Clan Council, deputy president of The Federation of Zhang Clan Association Malaysia and vice president of The World Zhang Clan Association.

Mr Mah Seong Kung

Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Mah was appointed to the board in September 2012. In addition to his role as Lead Independent Non-Executive Director, he is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He is an associate partner of Biztrack Consultants, a Nominated Advisor with the National Stock Exchange of Australia (‘NSX’) and a Listed Advisor with the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange. He is on the board of directors of I M Quarries Limited, a company listed on NSX, and K2 F&B Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr Mah’s industry experience also includes managerial roles at an entertainment content production company, licensed capital market services advisory firm, public listed education provider, and a public listed private equity fund. Mr Mah graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the National University of Singapore. He is also a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Wong Leong Chui

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Wong Leong Chui was appointed to the Board in February 2017. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Mr Wong has 50 years of experience in the building construction industry in Singapore, where he has managed more than 50 construction projects over the span of his career building high-rise, low-rise,commercial and residential buildings.He is currently the Managing Director of Chong Tong Construction Pte Ltd.

Mr Chieng You Ping

Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Mr Chieng You Ping was appointed to the Board in April 2017. He is a member of the Nominating Committee, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee. Mr Chieng, with his extensive working experience, is diversely involved in the shipping industry, construction industry, land development industry and manufacturing industry. He is currently the Director for several entities including Sin Matu Group, United Medicare Pte. Ltd., Double Power Sdn. Bhd., and Syarikat Lista Sdn. Bhd. Mr Chieng is also an active community member of the Foochow Association in Limbang. In recognition of his community service, the State Governor of Sarawak conferred him the honorary title of Bintang Belia Sarawak (B.B.S) in 1998.

Mr Hester Arthur Chew Hai Chiene

Independent Non-Executive Director

Hester was appointed to the Board on 25 July 2019 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He has over 35 years of experience in the QSR & FMCG sectors, operating in Southeast Asia. Since August 2019, Hester is the Vice-Chairman of McThai Co., Ltd (McDonald's Thailand). He was previously the CEO of McThai Co., Ltd, a position that he had held since 2006. Prior to that he was the CEO of Delifrance Asia from 2002 to 2003, and the VP/MD of Tricon Indochina from 1988 to 2002, operating KFC, Pizza Hut &Taco Bell in Singapore, Thailand and Indochina.

Hester is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization since 2009 and a member of its international committee. He was the recipient of the 2018 Hickok Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his contribution and leadership in the organization.

Hester studied in St Joseph’s Institution in Singapore and attended the Executive MBA programme in Michigan University.