Founder and Executive Chairman
Joseph Foo Chew Tuck is our Executive Chairman and is the founder of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 9 September 2007. He has been the executive director of Jason Electronics since its incorporation in 1978. He determines the overall strategic and expansion plans of our Group, and is responsible for the overall business development and general management of our Group. He has more than 30 years of experience in the marine electronics business. Prior to setting up Jason Electronics, he was a sales executive with Port & Marine Services Pte Ltd.
Mr Foo obtained a Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom in 1987, a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma City University, United States, in 1988 and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, United States, in 1992. In 2007, he was awarded the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) (Community Services) by the President of Singapore. He is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
To serve God. To serve my people and to add value to their lives. - Joseph Foo, Director and Founder of Jason Group.
Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in various forms. 1 Peter 4 : 10
Chief Executive Officer
Ronald Tan Lian Huat is our CEO and was appointed to our Board on 9 September 2007. He has been a director of Jason Electronics since 1982. He is responsible for the daily management and operations as well as the overseeing of our Group’s strategies and growth. Mr Tan has been instrumental in initiating and penetrating new markets for our business. Prior to joining our Group in 1981, he was the production manager of a crystal manufacturing plant, which also serviced the marine communication equipment industry.
Mr Tan obtained a Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management from the National Productivity Board in 1984, a Diploma in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing in 1987 and a Master of Business Administration (Strategic Marketing) from the University of Hull, United Kingdom in 1993. He is a member of the Singapore Quality Institute, a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom, a management committee member of the Singapore Productivity Association and a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Eugene Wong Hin Sun is our Non-Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 15 September 2009. He founded Sirius Venture, a venture consulting and venture capital company, in September 2002 and has been its managing director since its incorporation. Previously, from 1992 to 1998, he was with the Republic of Singapore Navy. He joined Crimson Asia Capital Singapore Pte Ltd as an associate from 1998 to 2000. From March 2000 to August 2000, he was a Vice President, Corporate Development and Ventures, with Aretae Pte Ltd. Between September 2000 and September 2002, he was the Executive Director and principal of Crimson Asia Capital Singapore Pte Ltd, where his duties involved overseeing the Singapore office. He also serves as a non-executive director of Haike Chemical Group Limited, a company listed on the Alternative Investment Market board of the London Stock Exchange, a non-executive director of Ajisen (China) Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and a non-executive director of Japan Foods Holding Ltd., a company listed on the Catalist.
Mr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) in 1992 and obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London in 1998. He also obtained a certificate of participation in the Executive Programme for Growing Companies from Graduate School of Business, Stanford University in 2002. He qualifies as a chartered financial analyst since 2001 and is a member of the Institute of Directors in Singapore and the United Kingdom.
Sin Hang Boon @ Sin Han Bun is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 15 September 2009. He has more than 40 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. He began his career in 1960 as a trainee engineer with the then Singapore Telephone Board (which has gone through several organisational changes, including mergers, which led to the formation of SingTel today). He was the vice president of the Business Communications Group of SingTel before he was seconded to Belgacom S.A, Belgium in 1996. During 1996, he was the general manager (Global Alliance), and from 1997 to 1998, he was the general manager (Group Strategy & Development) of the company. He returned to SingTel in 1999 and held the post of chief executive officer (SingTel International), the strategic investment arm of the company, until his retirement in 2002. After his retirement, he continued to serve on the boards of directors of several of SingTel’s overseas joint venture companies until 2004. Currently, he is the director of several companies, including MediaRing Ltd., a company listed on the SGX-ST.
Mr Sin graduated from the Nanyang University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science (Physics). He also held a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Singapore (1973), and attended the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Adminsitration in 1993.
Eileen Tay-Tan Bee Kiew is our Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 15 September 2009. She has more than 35 years of experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, taxation, public listing, due diligence, mergers & acquisition and business advisory. She began her career in 1974 as an audit assistant with Turquand Young (now known as Ernst & Young). From 1991 to 2002, she was a partner of KPMG. From 2002 to 2006, she was a director of several companies, both private and public listed, in Singapore and Australia. From 2007 to 2008, she was the chief financial officer of Sunningdale Tech Ltd, a company listed on the SGX-ST. She is currently an independent director and the chairman of the Audit Committee of MediaRing Ltd., a company listed on the SGX-ST.
Ms Tay-Tan graduated from the University of Singapore in 1974 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons). She is a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the United Kingdom and the CPA Australia.