Board Of Directors
Mr. Kuok Khoon Ean
Mr Kuok Khoon Ean is the Chairman of Kuok (Singapore) Limited and a Director of Kerry Group Limited and Kerry Holdings Limited. He is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Wilmar International Limited, both companies are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Mr Kuok served as the Chairman of Shangri-La Asia Limited from April 2008 to August 2013 and remained as a Non-Executive Director till June 2014. He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of IHH Healthcare Berhad, listed on Bursa Malaysia, from April 2012 to May 2018. Mr Kuok holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Nottingham University UK.
Kuok Oon Kwong
A lawyer by training, Mdm Kay Kuok is a Director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited (and its various subsidiaries), Executive Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited and a Director of Shangri-La Hotel Limited (Singapore). She is also the Managing Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Bhd and sits on the boards of Shangri-La Hotels Public Company Limited (Thailand) and Kuok Brothers Sdn Bhd as well.
Mdm Kay Kuok is currently the Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd and the Yale-NUS College Governing Board. She sits on the boards of MOH Holdings Pte Ltd, the Singapore Hotels Association, SymAsia Foundation Limited, the Courage Fund Limited, the VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer, the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund, the Northlight School, and the National University of Singapore. She has served on several community service organisations, industry groups and government bodies, including Singapore Tourism Board, South West CDC, National Arts Council, Singapore Environment Council and National Environment Agency.
Mdm Kay Kuok has received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Public Service Star (BBM) and the Public Service Medal (PSM) from the President of Singapore in 2015, 2005 and 1998 respectively. The Singapore Tourism Board honoured her with its Inaugural Award for Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism in 2009 and its Special Recognition Award in 2004. She also received the PIS Medal from the Sultan of Johor for Social Work in 1980.
She is an Advocate and Solicitor (Barrister-at-Law) from Gray’s Inn, London.
Date of first appointment as a Director: 1 March 1984
Mr. Kuok Khoon Hua
Mr. Kuok Khoon Hua is the Chairman of Kerry Holdings Limited. He is also a director of Kerry Group Limited and Kerry Wines Limited; an executive director of Kerry Logistics Network Limited, and a non-executive director of Kerry Properties Limited and Wilmar International Limited. Both Kerry Logistics Network Limited and Kerry Properties Limited are companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and Wilmar International Limited is listed on the Singapore Exchange. Mr. Kuok holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University.
Mr. Kuok has been a director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited since 1 January 2017.
Ms. Yong Hsin Yue
Ms Yong Hsin Yue is the Managing Director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited effective 1 January 2017. Prior to joining KSL, Hsin Yue was the General Manager of Special Projects focusing on business development for Wilmar International Limited, an agribusiness listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore. She started her career in investment banking where she spent 19 years working at Goldman Sachs in Singapore and in London. Her last role was as the head of the Investment Banking Division for South-East Asia with responsibilities for the operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Hsin Yue holds an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Worcester College, Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD.
Ms. Thai Kum Foon
Ms Thai Kum Foon is the Group CFO of Kuok Singapore Limited Group. She is also a director of Kuok Singapore Limited. Prior to her appointment in KSL, Kum Foon was the CFO of Pacc Offshore Services Holdings Ltd, a KSL group company. In her past career, she has held senior roles in finance and corporate services in listed and multinational companies in real estate and semiconductor manufacturing. She was CFO in Straits Trading Company Limited, Jaya Holdings Limited, and Finance Director in IM Flash LLC.
Kum Foon has an Accountancy Degree from the National University of Singapore, is a member with the Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a fellow with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia.
Mr. Gerald Seow Kang Hoe
Mr Gerald Seow Kang Hoe was appointed a Director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited (KSL) on 6 December 2018. He is also the Chairman of Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), Director of PaxOcean Holdings Pte Ltd and Non-Executive Director of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd (listed on Singapore Exchange).
He has more than 40 years of experience in the shipping industry, including 15 years of sea-going experience and more than 20 years of senior management experience.
He began his career at Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) in 1971 and remained with the NOL group until 1996. From 1986 to 1996, he came ashore and served in various senior management positions within the NOL group in Singapore and the United States of America.
In 1996, he joined PCL and was instrumental in developing the liner shipping business, the offshore marine services business and the shipbuilding business for PCL and KSL.
He holds a Certificate of Competency as Master of a Foreign-Going Ship from the Ministry of Transport of New Zealand and a Degree of Master of Science in Shipping, Trade and Finance from The City University of London.