Mr. Choo Kee Siong was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 September 2022. Mr. Choo is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Nominating Committee, and Remuneration Committee.
Mr. Choo is currently the executive director and CEO of Hildrics Capital Pte Ltd., a private equity fund manager registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, focusing on direct investments into mid-sized and established companies in Southeast Asia and Singapore. Prior to Hildrics Capital, he was the Managing Director and Head of Industry Groups, Group Commercial Banking of United Overseas Bank (UOB), where he was responsible for UOB’s portfolio of mid-cap companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia for a period of 13 years. He was also appointed as UOB representative for InnoVen, a joint venture between UOB and Temasek that focuses on providing venture debt to start-ups and fast-growing companies across India, China and Southeast Asia since its inception in 2015.
Mr. Choo holds a degree in business management from Southern Illinois University and MBA from Dubuque University. Mr. Choo was conferred the title of IBF Fellow by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore in November 2014.