Nicholas Yoong is CEO of SGX Mainboard-listed, Intraco Limited. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in Kuala Lumpur before spending almost a decade at the London offices of two major international accounting firms, working on transaction advisory assignments across Europe, specialising in turnaround and restructuring.+
He returned to Singapore in 2010 as Executive Director with Ernst & Young before joining boutique restructuring firm, Borrelli Walsh as Director. In 2013, he moved into corporate as Chief Operating Officer at Taylor’s Education Pte Ltd (Singapore), one of the largest private education companies in Southeast Asia, where he was responsible for overseeing the Group’s overseas investments, international expansion and corporate finance.
Nicholas graduated from University of Cambridge where he received a Sime Darby scholarship. He was also a British Chevening scholar at the University of Warwick and a Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) scholar at University of Malaya.
Tian Jee joined Intraco Limited as Group Financial Controller in March 2017. She spent seven years in audit and assurance with two international accountancy firms serving clients mainly in the manufacturing, trading, construction, agriculture, retail and distribution sectors. After public practice, she switched to the corporate world starting as Finance Manager at Fischer Tech Ltd, a Singapore-based manufacturing company specialising in high volume precision engineering plastic components and thereafter as Group Finance Controller at VibroPower Corporation Limited, a power generator company which provides support to infrastructure projects in Singapore. Both companies are listed on the SGX Mainboard where she was responsible for overseeing the primary aspects of accounting, internal controls, compliance, financial planning and reporting requirements.+
Tian Jee graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).
Edmond Lee is Senior Vice President, Plastics Division for Intraco Trading Pte Ltd. He has approximately three decades of sourcing and procurement experience in the petrochemicals and packaging sectors. He spent approximately 3 years with Chevron-Phillips prior to joining General Electric Co. (Plastics) ("GE") where he spent 14 years rising up to Sourcing Director for Southeast Asia and Australia. Throughout his stint with GE, he established the procurement function, developed production-sales-inventory optimisation models (to maximise margins) and delivered substantial cost savings from integrating new business acquisitions. As Pacific Sourcing Quality Leader in GE, he implemented procurement software solutions as well as automated the new global raw material introduction process.+
At his most recent role as Director of Asia Peak Pte Ltd, the Asia Pacific sourcing and procurement arm of Pact Group (the largest manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging products in Australia & New Zealand), Edmond was responsible for leading the growth strategy for Pact Group in Asia. He also has vast management experience in managing teams of over 100 people across Australasia in his roles at GE and Asia Peak.
Edmond graduated with a bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Economics and Law from the University of London.
Mr Soh is the founder of KA Group, a business he started in 1987 after identifying the huge potential for specialised fire proofing products and solutions in Singapore’s burgeoning construction industry in the 1980s. Under his stewardship, KA Group is today one of the market leaders in niche building materials in Singapore. In September 2014, KA Group became a subsidiary of Intraco when the latter took a majority stake in the company.+
Mr Soh is responsible for recommending its strategic direction as well as steering KA Group towards achieving its corporate objectives and goals. He continues to be responsible for product development.
Ms Soh has been with KA Group since 2008. She is overall in charge of business development, including strategies to increase sales of the company’s proprietary and agency fire-proofing products and solutions. She is also responsible for establishing a strong customer base and maintaining the company’s market share in Singapore. In addition, Ms Soh oversees the day-to-day operations of the company and works closely with various regulatory agencies as well as suppliers.+
Ms Soh majored in management at the University of London, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Management in 2010.
Daniel Lim was appointed as General Manager of K.A. Group in March 2018. His role will be to support growth in revenues within and outside Singapore.+
Daniel started his career with Honeywell's Regional office in Singapore. He spent more than a decade with Building Solutions and Fire & Security where he was instrumental in their geographical expansions and acquisitions in Southeast Asia. In 2007, he was nominated for Honeywell's President Star Award.
He spent the next decade of his career with Robert Bosch and United Technologies Fire & Security (formally known as General Electric ("GE") Security). In 2014, he received two President's Star Awards for Outstanding Growth Initiatives from United Technologies. In recent years, he has ventured into Myanmar and completed significant projects with GE, New Yangon International and Domestic Airports, Shwe Taung and with various hotels such as the Shangri-La, Hilton, Sedona, Pan Pacific, Novotel and Park Royal.
Daniel graduated from Nanyang Technological University where he was conferred Honour’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He also holds a MBA from Edith Cowen University, an ACE Associate from United Technologies and a Six Sigma Green Belt from Honeywell.
Michael is the Country Manager of The Representative Office of Intraco Limited in Vietnam, where he is responsible for polymer trading operations conducted out of the company's Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi offices. He joined in November 2007 and has since been instrumental in growing trading volumes fivefold and returning country operations to profitability. Beginning as an internal auditor for DBS bank, he has gained wide management and business development experience with publicly listed firms such as Teledata Limited, Hershing Corporation, Singapore Post and Raffles Education. With a special focus on pathfinding activities in offshore markets, Michael has extensive overseas experience with stints in Indonesia, Pakistan and Australia.+
Michael obtained his MBA from the University of Hawaii where he graduated Valedictorian and was granted membership to Beta Gamma Sigma - the Honor Society of AACSB-accredited business schools. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) degree from Deakin University, Australia.
Maung Maung Lay was appointed General Manager of Tat Hong Intraco Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd (THI) on 1st October 2013. Prior to joining THI, he spent 7 years as General Manager with two local construction companies, i.e. Myint Myat Kyaw Construction Company and Chinthe Concrete Company, a subsidiary of the SPA Group, where he was primarily responsible for managing daily operations. His previous experience also encompasses sales and marketing, logistics and administration.+
Maung Maung Lay obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yangon Arts and Science University in 1986. He subsequently obtained his post-graduate Diploma, (DMA - Management and Administration) and MBA from Yangon Institute of Economics.
Kok Ping joined Intrawave Pte Ltd in 1997. Prior to joining Intrawave, he worked at Motorola (Telecommunication Sector) and Sanderson Computers. He has over 30 years of experience working in the Radio Frequency (“RF”) telecommunication industries which includes RF coverage survey, RF system design, project management, implementation and maintenance of wireless RF data communication system and commercial wireless telecom infrastructure. His notable achievements include:+
- Successfully managed and completed the 2G NEL commercial wireless telecom infrastructure project from 1997 to 2003.
- Successfully managed and completed the 3G upgrade for the NEL commercial wireless telecom infrastructure in 2008.
- Secured a 5 year comprehensive maintenance contract for the NEL commercial wireless telecom infrastructure in 2009.
- Secured a 2 year comprehensive maintenance contract extension for the NEL commercial wireless telecom infrastructure in 2014.