Mr. Teh Wing Kwan was first appointed to the Board on 27 June 2018 and he was the appointed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from July 2018 to February 2021. Following the completion of the Reverse Takeover on 5 February 2021, Mr. Teh has been re-designated as the Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairman and he remains a substantial shareholder of the Company.
A sophisticated investor, Mr. Teh specialises in corporate finance, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Teh was the Managing Director and Group CEO of Sapphire Corporation Limited (listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST) from October 2013 to December 2017. Under Mr. Teh’s leadership, Sapphire underwent a major restructuring and corporate transformation exercise. Mr. Teh also led Sapphire to be the first company listed outside Hong Kong to receive the 2016 Listed Enterprise Excellence Awards from Hong Kong-based Capital Weekly.
Mr Teh is currently the Chairman of the Board for China Vanadium Titato-Magnetite Mining Company Limited (listed on the Mainboard of Hong Kong Stock Exchange) where he has led the team to completion of a RMB1.3 billion restructuring exercise in 2019. He is the appointed advisor to Koda Ltd (listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST) and also served as a non-executive director for other public companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, SGX Catalist and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mr. Teh is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom), a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant, an International Affiliate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Full Member of Singapore Institute of Directors and a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.
Mr. Teh was a nominee for the 2015 and 2016 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (Singapore) under the Industrial and Commercial Products Industry as well as the Outstanding Leaders category for the 2017 and 2018 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards.