Dato' Seri Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng
Executive Chairman & Group CEO BBM

Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng founded Serial System as a sole proprietorship in 1988, incorporated Serial System Ltd in 1992 and was the founding Chairman and CEO when the Company was listed in 1997.

Dr. Goh is currently the Executive Chairman and Group CEO of Serial System Ltd with overall management responsibilities for the Group. As Executive Chairman, Dr. Goh leads the Board in charting the future direction for the Group. He is currently also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee.

Dr. Goh holds an Honorary MBA degree from the American University of Hawaii and the Honorary Doctor of Business Administration in Marketing degree from the Wisconsin International University. He was conferred the degree of Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration by the Kennedy-Western University. Dr. Goh was appointed Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business and Design for Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus in Malaysia since 1 September 2013.

In 1996, Dr. Goh won the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”, organised by the Rotary Club of Singapore and the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, supported by the Trade Development Board. In 1997, Dr. Goh was elected the National President of JCI Singapore and was conferred the Singapore Youth Award (Individual) for entrepreneurship, the nation’s highest honour for youths. In 1999, Dr. Goh was conferred the ASEAN Best Young Entrepreneur Award 1999 by the ASEAN Secretariat, and the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) Special Honour Award by the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises on 29 March 2000. In 2004, Dr. Goh was awarded the Public Service Medal by the President of the Republic of Singapore and in 2010, the Public Service Star Medal (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) on the National Day Honours 2010. In 2010, Dr. Goh won the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year” organised by Enterprise Asia and APF Group Pte Ltd and in 2011, he won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Singapore Award for the Electronic Components Distribution Category. In 2014, Dr. Goh was elected the President of JCI Senators of South East Asian Nations. In 2015, Dr Goh was awarded the International-Singapore ASEAN Leading Brand International Enterpreneur of the Year at the ASEAN Outstanding Business Award 2015 and was named the “UN Asia Pacific Most Prominent Entrepreneur” co-organised by the Trade and Industry Association (“TIAS”) Singapore and the United Nations (“UN”) Association of Singapore. He was also awarded one of the “ Top Outstanding Leaders in Asia 2015” in the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2015 (“ACES”) .

As at 28 March 2017, Dr. Goh holds 355,090,070 shares (39.64%) in Serial System Ltd. Dr. Goh is a substantial shareholder of Serial System Ltd.

 

Tan Lye Heng Paul
Non-Executive & Independent Director

Mr. Tan Lye Heng Paul joined the Board of Directors on 16 June 2011. He is currently the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Tan is also a Non-Executive and Independent Director of SGX-listed Sin Ghee Huat Corporation Ltd and Second Chance Properties Ltd.

Mr. Tan holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He is currently the managing director of CA TRUST PAC, a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals Limited and Singapore Institute of Directors.

As at 28 March 2017, Mr. Tan holds 240,000 shares (0.03%) in Serial System Ltd.

 

Ravindran s/o Ramasamy
Non-Executive & Independent Director

Mr. Ravindran s/o Ramasamy joined the Board of Directors on 14 August 2001. He is currently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Ravindran is also a Non-Executive and Independent Director of SGX-listed Best World International Ltd.

Mr. Ravindran holds a Master of Law from the National University of Singapore and is a partner with Colin Ng & Partners.

 

Ng Cher Yan
Non-Executive & Independent Director

Mr. Ng Cher Yan joined the Board of Directors on 28 March 2017. He is appointed as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Ng is also Non-Executive and Independent Director of several SGX-listed companies such as Samko Timber Limited, Mermaid Maritime Public Co Ltd, Vicplas International Ltd and MoneyMax Financial Services Ltd. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Taiwan-listed Bull Will Co., Ltd.

Mr. Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1983 with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. He is currently a practicing chartered accountant with Plus LLP, and a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

As at 28 March 2017, Mr. Ng holds 150,000 shares (0.02%) in Serial System Ltd.

 

Goi Kok Neng Ben
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Goi Kok Neng Ben joined the Board of Directors on 27 April 2013.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Goi is also a Non-Executive Director of SGX-listed Yamada Green Resources Limited.

Mr. Goi is currently the managing director of Abaglobe (S) Pte. Ltd., an entity selling abalone canned food. Prior to joining Abaglobe (S) Pte. Ltd., Mr. Goi was Deputy Director of Overseas Sales at Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Trigiant Group Ltd, a leading manufacturer of mobile telecommunications cables in China, from 2009 to 2013, and General Manager of Singapore-based Honjji Foods (2005) Pte Ltd from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Goi started his career with global frozen foods manufacturer, TYJ Group in 1999 in various aspects of the business – namely investment, sales, marketing and operations.

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