Yap Kian Peng was re-appointed as the Independent Director of our Company on 18 December 2020. He is the Lead Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee of our Company.
Mr Yap is currently the Executive Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jackspeed Corporation Limited, a company listed on the SGX-ST.
From 2005 to 2020, he has been the Executive Director of Capital Equity Holdings Pte Ltd, a private equity investment company. From 2004 to 2010, he was the Executive Director of CKG Chemicals Pte Ltd. He was employed by Maybank from 2001 to 2004, initially as a Senior Business Development Manager and subsequently promoted to be the team head of the Trade Finance Business Development Group in Maybank. From 1998 to 2000, Mr Yap was a Director of You Yi Glass Contractor Pte Ltd, a company engaged in the business of trading in glass sheets. He joined Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited in 1992 and left as an Assistant Manager at the bank in 1998.
Mr Yap graduated from RMIT University, Australia, with a Bachelor Degree in Business (Business Administration).
He is also an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of M Development Ltd. and Seroja Investment Limited, companies listed on the SGX-ST.