Mr Melvin Goh is one of the co-founders of the Group. He was appointed to the Board as Executive Chairman on 12 December 2012 in addition to his role as CEO. He is responsible for overall management, formulating the Group's strategic focus and direction, developing and maintaining relationships with the suppliers and customers as well as overseeing the Group's general operations. Prior to the establishment of the Group's wholly-owned subsidiary, EuroSports Auto, he was already engaged in the automobile industry, working as the Managing Director in Gay Hin Enterprise, the family-owned business that sold pre-owned automobiles. He has substantial senior management experience and more than 31 years of experience and industry knowledge of the automobile industry.
Mr Andy Goh is the other co-founder of our Group. He was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 12 December 2012 in addition to his role as Deputy CEO. He assists the CEO in all matters relating to general management and administration. Prior to the establishment of the Group's wholly-owned subsidiary, EuroSports Auto, he was already engaged in the automobile industry, working as the Executive Director in Gay Hin Enterprise, the family-owned business that sold pre-owned automobiles. He has more than 30 years of experience and industry knowledge of the automobile industry.
Mr Ng Tiak Soon was appointed as the Group's Lead Independent Director on 29 November 2013. He has more than 31 years of experience in the audit, commercial and industrial sectors. He retired as Senior Partner from Ernst & Young LLP in June 2005. While at Ernst & Young, he held various positions including Head of Banking, Head of an audit group, Partner-in-Charge of audit quality review and Chief Financial Officer. He is a non-practicing member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom as well as a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He is currently a Director of 800 Super Holdings Limited and MDR Limited listed on the SGX-ST.
Mr Calvin Tan Siok Sing was appointed as the Group's Independent Director on 29 November 2013. He is currently the Managing Director of Ironman Minerals & Ores Pte Ltd, an energy resources and minerals trading company. He has more than 19 years of experience in the financial industry. Between 1985 and 2008, he held the position of Executive Director in three companies including Tsang and Ong Stockbrokers Pte Ltd (later restructured as Sun Yuan Holdings Pte Ltd) (1985 to 2003), Ei-Nets Ltd (subsequently known as E3 Holdings Ltd) and Regalindo Resources Pte Ltd (2005 to 2008). He is currently a director of four SGX-ST listed companies namely Changtian Plastic & Chemical Limited, Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited, Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited and QingMei Group Holdings Limited.
Mr Lim Kim Quee was appointed as our Independent Director on 29 November 2013. He has more than 30 years of experience in the corporate banking industry. He started his career in DBS Group as a Project Analyst before moving on to various other positions, including Vice-President of Corporate Banking Division, General Manager of the New York Agency, General Manager of the Tokyo branch, the Managing Director of International Department and the CEO of DBS Bank Philippines Inc.. He left DBS Group and retired as the Managing Director of Corporate Credit Division in December 2008. He was a director of two companies listed on the SGX-ST, namely Engro Corporation Limited and NatSteel Ltd (now known as NSL Ltd.). He obtained a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1976.