Mr. Neal Chandaria joined InnoTek as a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director on 2 November 2015 and is a member of the Nominating Committee. He is a senior executive at Comcraft Group, a global conglomerate with businesses in industries including steel, aluminum, plastics, packaging and information technology. Based in Singapore, he has been helping Comcraft develop its businesses in Asia for more than 20 years. He was previously involved in Comcraft's businesses in Africa and Europe.
Mr. Chandaria graduated from Stanford University with a degree in economics. He is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Kenya in Singapore. Mr. Chandaria was re-elected as a Director of the Company at the 2016 AGM.
Mr. Lou Yiliang was appointed Executive Director of InnoTek and Chief Executive Officer of InnoTek's Mansfield Group on 2 November 2015. On 1 March 2017, Mr. Lou was re-designated Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Born in Shanghai, Mr. Lou has deep experience in the consumer electronics and home appliances businesses in Asia. He started his career as an entrepreneur in the 1980s by helping to procure Toshiba consumer electronic products from Japan to China. The business helped pave the way for the transfer of technology from Toshiba in Japan to major Chinese manufacturers of TV sets and other consumer electronics. These included Chang Hong, Haier, Hisense and Konka.
In 2000, Mr. Lou set up Toyo Communication Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., which makes and assembles printed circuit boards and provides electronic manufacturing services. He remains Chairman and CEO of the company, which is preparing for a listing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
In 2006, Mr. Lou formed a joint venture with major TV manufacturer Konka to develop precision moulds for TV and office automation components as well as automotive products. The joint venture boasts revenues of about RMB500 million.
Mr. Lou is Chairman of Konka Precision Mould Plastic Co. Ltd. and director of Shenzhen Konka Precision Mould Manufacturing Co. Ltd., which has a 51:49 joint venture company, Anhui KM Technology Co., Ltd., with Mansfield Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of InnoTek.
Besides Chinese, Mr. Lou is also proficient in Japanese. He was re-elected as a Director of the Company at the 2016 AGM.
Mr. Steven Chong joined InnoTek as a Director on 17 September 2012 and is the Chairman of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr. Chong has extensive experience as director of public listed companies in Singapore, particularly in the technology sector. Between 1999 and 2004 he served as Executive Director & Group Managing Director (Commercial) of Seksun Corporation Ltd, which was then listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange ("SGX"). He later held non-executive directorships in several other SGX Main Board listed companies.
Mr. Chong was also a board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), a statutory board of Singapore's Ministry of Finance from April 2004 to March 2010, as well as a board member of Singapore's largest charity called the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) from October 2008 to July 2010. Mr. Chong currently sits on the board of public companies listed on the SGX and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mr. Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1981 on a government scholarship and subsequently obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore in 1987 through part-time study. Mr. Chong was re-elected as a Director of the Company at the 2016 AGM.
Mr. Sunny Wong Fook Choy joined InnoTek as a Non-Executive Independent Director on 17 November 2014 and is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nominating Committee.
Mr. Wong has extensive experience as director of pubic listed companies in Singapore. He sits on the board of China Medical (International) Group Limited, Civmec Limited, Excelpoint Technology Ltd., KTL Global Limited and Mencast Holdings Limited.
A practising advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Mr. Wong is Director of the law firm, Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC. He has extensive experience in legal practice and is the Managing Director and shareholder of Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC and Director and shareholder of WTML Management Services Pte. Ltd.
Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. Mr. Wong was re-elected as a Director of the Company at the 2015 AGM and is due for re-election at this year's AGM.
Mr. Teruo Kiriyama was appointed to the board of InnoTek as an Independent Director on 2 November 2015 and is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee. He brings to InnoTek a wealth of experience, having held various senior management positions in Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp for almost two decades.
Mr. Kiriyama was advisor to Toshiba Corporation from 2014 to 2015. Before this, he was Toshiba's Corporate Vice-President from 2011 to 2014, during which time he was also the Chairman and CEO of Toshiba China. Under his watch, Toshiba China generated annual sales of some US$6 billion and boasted a 35,000-strong workforce amid a period of political sensitivity for Japanese businesses in China.
Besides China, Mr. Kiriyama was also involved in Toshiba's operations in Europe, the United States, Canada and several emerging markets. He graduated from Japan's Doshisha University in Kyoto with a degree in economics.
He was re-elected as a Director of the Company at the 2016 AGM.