|Mr. Cai Kaoqun
(Executive Chairman and CEO)
|Mr. Ho Chew Thim
(Lead Independent Director)
|Mr. Yang Jinbiao
(Executive Director and COO)
|Mr. Lim Yit Keong
|Mr. Cai Kaobing
|Mr. Leong Koon Weng
|Mr. Hau Khee Wee
(Executive Director and CFO)
Cai Kaoqun is our Executive Chairman and CEO and founder of our Group. Mr Cai was appointed as our Director on 26 December 2007. He is responsible for the overall strategic and business management of our Group. He has over 15 years of experience in the plastic and Moulds industry.
Mr Cai started his career at the age of 18 as an operator in 深圳龙丰塑胶电子厂(Shenzhen Longfeng Plastic Electronics Factory) in 1988. From 1992 to 1993, he was the mould supervisor at 深圳飞达模具厂(Shenzhen Feida Mould Factory). In 1994, Mr Cai worked as a freelance engineer providing maintenance and repair services in respect of Plastic Injection Moulds prior to setting up Yick Kwan Tat in 1998.
In 2006, Mr Cai graduated from Aotearoa Business School established by Phoenix International University and University of New Zealand, where he was awarded the Executive Master of Business Administration. In the same year, he was certified as the Certified International Organization Planning Manager by the American Certification Institution. In December 2006, he was appointed as the vice-president at 广东绳模具工业协会(Guangdong Die & Mould Industry Association). In 2007, he was appointed as the Technical Advisor to 材料形成与模具技术国家重点实验室(The National Key Laboratory of Material Forming and Mould Technology).
Yang Jinbiao is our Executive Director and COO. Mr Yang was appointed as our Director on 26 December 2007. He joined us in January 2005, and since then, he has been responsible for managing the overall operations of our Group. He is also involved in the management of our human resources and R&D. Mr Yang has over 30 years of experience in the management of industrial enterprises.
Prior to joining our Group, from January 1970 to December 1974, Mr Yang was a clerk and statistician in the 福建生产建设兵团农业基地(Agricultural Base of Fujian Production and Construction Army). He was a statistician of production and dispatch for 福建省尤溪县林委(Forest Commission of Youxi County in Fujian) from January 1975 to August 1987 and subsequently held the position of 党委书记(Communist Party Secretary) and 林业改革办主任(Forestry Reform Supervisor) from September 1987 to December 1993 within the same Commission. From January 1994 to August 1997, Mr Yang was the general manager and chief economist of 深圳华园塑胶制品有限公司(Shenzhen Huanyuan Plastics and Electronics Co., Ltd.), where he was responsible for its development and finance. From September 1997 to March 2000, Mr Yang was the deputy general manager and 股改办主任(Capital Restructuring Supervisor) for 福建东方集团公司(Fujian Dongfang Group Companies) where he was responsible for the capital restructuring, strategic positioning and business development. From April 2000 to June 2002, Mr Yang was the general manager for 深圳诚鑫塑胶模具有限公司(Shenzhen Cheng Xin Plastic Injection Mould Co., Ltd.). From 2002 to 2004, Mr Yang was the deputy general manager for 福建省晋江新协盛建材有限公司(Fujian Province Jinjiang Xiesheng Construction Material Co., Ltd.), where he was responsible for its corporate restructuring and operation management.
In 1983, Mr Yang obtained the qualification as industrial statistician from 全国技术职称统考(PRC Nationwide Technical Qualification Examination). In 1986, he graduated from 福建广播电视大学(Fujian Radio Broadcasting TV University) with a Diploma in Cadre Management. In 1987, he obtained the title 企业管理经济师（Economist in Enterprise Management) from 福建省人事厅(Manpower Bureau of Fujian Province). In 1994, he graduated from 福建经济管理学院(Fujian Institute of Economics and Management) with a Diploma in Accounting. In 1998, he obtained the title 高级经济师(Senior Economist) from 福建省人事厅(Manpower Bureau of Fujian Province). In addition, he obtained the title 工商管理高级经济师(Senior Economist in Business Administration) from 广东省人事厅(Manpower Bureau of Guangdong Province) in 2008.
Cai Kaobing is our Executive Director. He was appointed as our Director on 26 December 2007. He joined our Group in 1998 and is currently responsible for the production and quality control of our Group.
In 1986, Mr Cai started his career as a woodworker in the renovation industry. From 1994 to 1997, he assisted Cai Kaoqun in the provision of maintenance and repair services in respect of Plastic Injection Moulds. From 1998 to present, he is responsible for the production and quality control of Moulds in Yick Kwan Tat.
In 2003, Mr Cai graduated from 北京工商管理专修学院(Beijing Business School) with 工商企业管理(Diploma in Business Enterprise Management). In 2004, he obtained his Master of Business Administration from Newport University, USA. Mr Cai is the brother of Cai Kaoqun.
Hau Khee Wee is our Executive Director and CFO. He was appointed as our Director on 26 December 2007. He is responsible for overseeing and managing accounting, finance, budgeting and taxation matters of our Group. Mr Hau has over 7 years of experience in the accounting and finance industries.
Prior to joining our Group in October 2007, Mr Hau was the Finance Manager and Company Secretary of China Powerplus Limited (previously known as Zhongguo Powerplus Industries Limited, where he carried out similar functions as the current appointment in our Group. From
2000 to 2002, he joined as an audit assistant with Ernst & Young and subsequently held the position of audit senior until 2004.
In 2000, Mr Hau obtained a Bachelor in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is a non-practising member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore.
Ho Chew Thim was appointed as a Director of our Company on 18 June 2008. He is our Lead Independent Director.
He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of China Water Pte Ltd, an associate of SGX-listed CNA Group Ltd and is responsible for its overall financial management. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer of CNA Group Ltd from October 2006 to December 2007.
Mr Ho has accumulated over 30 years of experience in the financial field. Prior to joining CNA Group Ltd in 2006, he was with Achieva Limited from July 2004 to August 2006, holding the position of Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Executive Director, and overseeing its finance and administrative division. He was the Financial Controller of Poh Tiong Choon Logistics Limited from 1999 to 2004, China World Trade Centre Ltd in 1999 and China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Co Ltd from 1998 to 1999, in charge of their financial functions. He was the Vice-President (Finance) of the Development Bank of Singapore in 1997, responsible for management reporting and taxation, and the Financial Controller of Deutsche Bank (Singapore Branch) from 1995 to 1997, in charge of all financial functions of the bank. Between 1993 and 1995, he was the Chief Financial Officer of L & M Group Investments Ltd where he was responsible for the financial operations of its offices in the Asia Pacific region. From 1987, he was with United Industrial Corporation Limited, and held the position of general manager when he left in 1993.
Mr Ho is a fellow of Certified Public Accountant in Singapore and Australia.
Mr Ho is currently an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of two companies that are listed on the SGX-ST, namely R H Energy Ltd and Yongmao Holdings Limited.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) degree from University of
Singapore in 1976.
Lim Yit Keong was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 18 June 2008. Mr Lim is currently a management consultant cum trainer with Capital Consulting Pte Ltd, a company which was founded by him in 2000 and renders financial consulting services. He is currently an independent director of R H Energy Ltd.
Between 2000 and 2001, he was the regional financial controller of Global Knowledge Network Pte Ltd, in charge of overseeing and managing accounting, finance, budgeting and taxation matters. From 1998 to 1999, he joined KPMG as director of China practice, in providing financial and management services. Prior to joining KPMG, he was with Dornier Asia Medical Systems Pte Ltd as a Regional Controller from 1996 to 1997. Between 1995 to 1996, Mr Lim managed his own business operating as Bena Consultancy Services, which was engaged in providing consultancy services in financial management. In 1994, he took the position of Financial Controller at Braun AG until 1995. Between 1991 to 1993, he was the Regional Finance Manager of Wearnes Technology Pte Ltd. Prior to joining Wearnes Technology Pte Ltd, he held the position of Financial Controller at M. T. Martitime Management Pte Ltd from 1980 to 1991 where he was responsible for overseeing and managing accounting, finance, budgeting and taxation matters. From 1978 to 1979, he joined Touche Ross as an account assistant and was involved in the preparation of clients’ monthly financial accounts. From 1976 to 1978, he was an audit clerk of Jee Ah Chian & Co, where he assisted audit managers in auditing of clients’ accounts.
Mr Lim is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom) since 1995 and he is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore since then.
Leong Koon Weng was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 18 June 2008. Mr Leong is currently an executive director of Gates Electronics Limited (“Gates”), a company listed on the SGX-Catalist and an Independent Director of Enzer Corporation Limited.
Mr Leong joined Gates in November 2003. Prior to joining Gates, he has over 15 years of experience in corporate banking. His last position was as Vice President, Enterprise Banking of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC”) heading a team of relationship managers. He joined Keppel Bank of Singapore Limited in May 1996 as a Vice President/Team Head (which merged with Tat Lee Bank Ltd and subsequently with OCBC). He also held positions as a relationship manager with ABN Amro Bank N.V., American Express Bank, Security Pacific National Bank (which merged with Bank of America) and Overseas Union Bank Ltd.
Mr Leong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (majoring in Economics and Statistics) and a Bachelor of Social Science degree (honours in Economics) from the National University of Singapore. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.