Tan Chow Boon is a Non-Executive Director of our Company and was appointed to the Board on 26 December 2013. He began his career in Hewlett-Packard as an engineer and over seven years, held key operational and managerial positions in engineering, production, procurement and materials management. In 1991, he left Hewlett-Packard and together with a partner, founded Omni Electronics, a Singapore electronic manufacturing services company.
In 1995, he founded Eteq Components, a Singapore electronics components distribution company to enhance the electronic manufacturing services offerings. Between 1991 and 2004, he held various executive positions, including that of Managing Director of Omni Electronics and Eteq Components, Executive Director of Omni Industries and Senior Vice President of Celestica Asia. He is currently a director of Credence Capital Fund II (Cayman) Limited (“Credence”), a South East Asia private equity fund, providing growth stage capital and expertise to SMEs within the Manufacturing, Information Communication Technology, Services, Logistics and Consumer sectors. Credence is managed by Credence Partners Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based private equity firm led by Koh Boon Hwee, Tan Chow Boon and Seow Kiat Wang.
Tan Chow Boon obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and his Executive MBA from the Golden Gate University, California in 1992.