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Swissco Holdings Limited (ADP.SI)





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Swissco Holdings Limited (”Swissco”) is an integrated, international marine company providing rig and vessel chartering, ship repair, maintenance and maritime services for the oil and gas, shipping and marine infrastructure industries. Helmed by industry veterans, Swissco offers a ‘one-stop’ solution to major clients operating worldwide. Swissco owns a fleet of rigs secured on long-term bareboat contracts to service oil and gas major players. In addition, it owns and operates a diverse fleet of offshore support vessels, tugs and barges. As a fully-integrated offshore and marine support player, Swissco’s rigs and vessels are deployed across Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The Group provides one of the most comprehensive offshore and marine and shipping solutions in a prompt, reliable and efficient manner. It was listed on SGX Catalist in 2004 and transferred to the Mainboard in 2013.
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Mr Lim How Teck - Lead Independent Director and Chairman

Mr Lim How Teck is the Group’s Chairman, a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees and he also chairs the Remuneration Committee. Mr Lim was appointed to our Board as Independent Director on 27 April 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Lim was with Neptune Orient Lines Ltd from 1979 to 2005 and its group of companies in various capacities including group deputy chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Mr Lim has extensive experience and an in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry. Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Singapore.

Mr Lim’s other appointments include being Chairman of NauticAWT Limited, Heliconia Capital Management Pte. Ltd and ARA-CWT Trust Management (Cache) Limited. He is also a director of ARA Asset Management Ltd, Mizuho Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Rickmers Maritime Trust and PNGSDP (Papua New Guinea Sustainable Development Program Company) and Greenship Holdings, among others. He was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) National Day Award in 1999 and the Public Service Star (BBM) National Day Award in 2014.

Mr Tan Fuh Gih - Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Tan Fuh Gih is our Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Nominating Committee. From 1985 to April 2009, he was with Kim Seng Holdings / KS Energy Group and was instrumental in their expansion into the oil and gas industry in the 1980s. He was also the founder of its Projects Division which handles all the projects based procurement and supply to the oil and gas major players. Mr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Nanyang University and he also holds an MBA from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Tang Kheng Guan Kelvin - Executive Director & Group Chief Investment Officer

Mr Kelvin Tang is our Executive Director who is responsible for the investments and financing related activities within the Group. He also heads the Drilling Division and is involved in the Group’s strategic planning, corporate management and business development. Mr Tang has 16 years of experience in the investment industry.

Mr Tang graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Honours degree in Business Studies.

Mr Lim Ban Hoe - Executive Director

Mr Lim Ban Hoe is our Executive Director and is overseeing the Offshore Support Vessel Division of the Group and is involved in the charting of the Group’s strategy. From 2011 to 2015, Mr Lim was the Group Director for Transport & Logistics & Natural Resources Group at International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, where he supervised two divisions that facilitated internationalisation efforts for Singaporebased companies. From 2006 to 2011, as Regional Director of Middle East and Africa for IE Singapore, he helped grow IE Singapore’s presence in the Middle East from one to five centres.

Prior to joining IE Singapore, Mr Lim served in the Singapore Armed Forces for 27 years, last holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (LTC). Mr Lim read Economics and Management (B Sc., Hons) at the University of London. He also holds a Master of Science in Transportation and Systems Management from the National University of Singapore.

Mr Leslie Yeo Choon Hsien - Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Leslie Yeo Choon Hsien is an Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees. Mr Yeo has been in practice as an advocate and solicitor for 23 years. He set up his own firm in 1999 with another partner and presently he is the principal director in Sterling Law Corporation. His main area of practice is civil and commercial litigation. Presently he serves as the Legal Adviser to the Kim Mui Hoey Kuan, the Yeo Clan, the Singapore Hokkien Yeo See Association, the Xiyao Culture Association and the Ang Mo Kio GRC (Sengkang South), Citizens’ Consultative Committee. He is also the Chairman of the School Advisory Committee for West Spring Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitration (FSIArb).

Mdm Ho Geok Choo Madeleine - Independent Non-Executive Director

Madam Ho Geok Choo is an Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Nominating Committee, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Madam Ho has close to 40 years of experience in GLCs and the private sector. She has also been involved extensively in both public and community service. Her current appointments include, CEO of Human Capital Singapore; Adjunct Professor, SIM University; Independent Director, Ezra Holdings Pte Ltd; Independent Director, Select Group; member of Board of Trustees, National Cancer Centre and member of Board of Governors, Raffles Institution. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science (University of Singapore) and a Masters in HRM (National University of Singapore).

Ms Jennifer Lee - Group Chief Financial Officer

Ms Jennifer Lee oversees the financial, accounting, and treasury matters of the Group. Ms Lee has more than 25 years of experience in various financial positions and was most recently the Deputy Director, Group Finance of KS Drilling Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of KS Energy Limited. She has also been involved in various corporate exercises, including SPV restructuring and M&A due diligence. Ms Lee is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 1991 and is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Sam Kwai Hoong - Group General Manager (appointed on 1 April 2016)

Mr Sam Kwai Hoong is responsible for merger and acquisition activities as well as handling financing requirements and special corporate projects for the Group. He brings with him more than 23 years of working experience in accounting, financial and operation management. Mr Sam started his career as an auditor in an international accounting firm, where he was responsible for audits of multi-nationals and local listed companies. He left to join a SESDAQ company in 1993 as Finance and Administration Manager and was later promoted to Executive Director in 2000, where he was responsible for both financial and operational matters. He joined Swissco in 2008 as its Group Chief Financial Officer, and he was responsible for accounting and financial management and most recently the Head of OSV Division. Mr Sam holds a degree in Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Colin Yang Guo Hui - Chief Operating Officer (Drilling Division)

Mr Colin Yang oversees the operating activities of the Drilling Division. In his 18 years of experience in offshore drilling industry with Schlumberger and Transocean, Mr Yang assumed various key positions and built up vast experience in international operations management, marketing, human resources and corporate planning. Mr Yang holds a Masters degree in Reservoir Engineering from Petroleum University of China.

Mr Tan Wei Min - Chief Marketing Officer (Drilling Division)

Mr Tan Wei Min oversees the marketing activities of the Drilling Division. Prior to joining Swissco, Mr Tan Wei Min had been with Kim Seng Group since 1994 where he was the Alternate Director to Mr Tan Fuh Gih and was also the President for Valves & Project Division of KS Energy Group, a subsidiary of Kim Seng Group.

From 1999 to 2008, Mr Tan was the Executive Director of KS Energy Group. In year 2000, Mr Tan secured the master stocking distribution agency from Velan Valves for the South East Asian region. Velan Valves is a world’s leading manufacturer of industrial valves for petrochemical, oil & gas industry. Additionally, Mr Tan played a key role in overseeing the projects teams from China and Middle East, handling all project based procurement and supply to major oil and gas industry players. Mr Tan Wei Min holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Information Technology from the Kingston University, United Kingdom.

Mr Derek Koh Bai Yau - Chief Operating Officer (OSV Division)

Mr Derek Koh oversees operations of the offshore support vessel and shipyard repair business. He has more than 20 years of experience in various industries from logistics, management of offshore support vessels and newbuilding programmes. Prior to joining Swissco, he was General Manager of Avance Tide Offshore Marine Pte Ltd Singapore where he was responsible for chartering operations. He was also Deputy General Manager of Newcruz Shipbuilding & Engineering Pte Ltd Singapore from 2007 to 2010, where he then led a team of site superintendents and project managers to manage ship building projects. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) from the La Trobe University Singapore/ Melbourne, and a Diploma in Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering from the Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.

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Listed Date 20 Apr 2004

Address 60 Penjuru Lane Singapore 609214

Telephone (65) 6265-2855

Facsimile (65) 6264-1661

Email general@swisscoholdings.com

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