Mr LIM TZE JONG DESMOND
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Appointed 19 June 2003
Mr Lim is an Executive and a Non-Independent Director. He is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dyna-Mac, a company he founded in 1990. He has been instrumental in spearheading the growth of the company from its initial business of construction of piping systems and steel structures to its present business of providing engineering services in the construction of topside modules for FPSOs and FSOs for the oil and gas industry.
As the CEO of the company, Mr Lim oversees the overall organisation, management and marketing of the Group. He is responsible for steering the strategic directions and growth of the Group.
Mr VARGHESE JOHN
Senior Chief Corporate and Technical Officer
Appointed 8 February 2011
Mr Varghese is an Executive and a Non-Independent Director. He joined the Group in 1999 and is currently the Senior Chief Corporate and Technical Officer of Dyna-Mac. He oversees the company's corporate matters and technical aspects including engineering, quality assurance and quality control, quantity surveyor, safety and security.
Mr Varghese brings with him more than 40 years of working experience in project management for engineering, procurement and construction contracts involving refineries, chemical plants and oil and gas projects and in the field of quality assurance.
Mr Varghese holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kerala, India. He was a member of the United National Industrial Development Organization Fellowship programme in Welding Technology at Kiev, the former USSR, and a fellow of the Welding Institute UK until 1995. He is also a member of the Singapore Welding Society and the Indian Institute of Welding. He published several technical papers on quality, productivity and project management on FPSO topside modules.
Mr LIM TJEW YOK
Chief Operating Officer
Appointed 8 February 2011
Mr Lim is an Executive and a Non-Independent Director. Currently the Chief Operating Officer of Dyna-Mac, Mr Lim joined the Group in 2001. He is responsible for the yard's operations and facilities management, development and maintenance, including project management for Singapore, Malaysia, China and Brazil. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Lim gained valuable engineering experience working for companies including Kailay Engineering and Shin Nippon Air Technologies, where he managed several projects worth between $10 million and $50 million each.
Mr Lim obtained his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic in 1979.
Mr TAN SOO KIAT
Non-Executive/Lead Independent Director
Appointed 8 February 2011
Chairman, Audit Committee
Mr Tan was appointed Dyna-Mac's Lead Independent Director on 8 February 2011. He heads the Board's Audit Committee.
Currently a Director of Intergate Pte Ltd, a company engaged in the provision of corporate advisory services, Mr Tan is also an Independent Director and a Non-Executive Director of two other companies listed on the SGX-ST. He has more than 17 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Prior to setting up his corporate advisory services business in May 2001, Mr Tan was the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Good-pack Limited, a General Manager and Executive Director of Progen Holdings Ltd, Vice President (Finance) of Pacific Century Regional Developments Ltd and Treasurer with the investment banking arm of DBS Bank.
Prior to working in Singapore, Mr Tan was a Senior Internal Auditor and Marketing and Loans Manager with Bank of Western Australia Ltd.
Mr Tan graduated from University of Otago, New Zealand, with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree in 1983. He is a chartered accountant with New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Dr ONG SEH HONG
Appointed 8 February 2011
Chairman, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee
Dr Ong was appointed a Director of Dyna-Mac on 8 February 2011. He heads the Board's Remuneration and Nominating Committees.
Currently a practicing Psychiatrist, Dr Ong was the Clinical Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Ren Ci Hospital & Medicare Centre and Vice President (Corporate Services) of GIC Special Investments Private Limited, a unit of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. He was a Member of Parliament from 2001 to 2011.
Dr Ong is currently serving as the independent Non-Executive Chairman of Hock Lian Seng Holdings Ltd, and as Independent Director of Dyna-Mac Holdings Ltd, Zhongmin Baihui Retail Group Holdings Ltd and MoneyMax Financial Services Ltd, which are listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Dr Ong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a MBBS degree in 1987. He obtained a MRCPsyh from The Royal College of Psychiatrist (UK) and FAMS from the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, in 1994 and 1997 respectively. He also earned a Master of Science (Applied Finance) degree from the National University of Singapore in 1999.
Mr CHIA HOCK CHYE MICHAEL
Appointed 8 November 2012
Mr Chia is a Non-Independent Director and serves as a member on the Board's Audit, Remuneration and Nominating Committees.
A Colombo Plan Scholar, Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne; Masters in Business Administration, National University of Singapore; Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration, National University of Singapore.
Started his career in Keppel FELS in 1980 and held several appointments in Yard Management, Corporate Planning, Marketing and Commercial and General Manager Operations. Also served a stint overseas with the Group in China and Hong Kong during 1985-1989. Served as Executive Director of Keppel FELS from 2002 to 2009, CEO of Keppel Integrated Engineering from 2009 to 2010, Deputy Chairman of Keppel Integrated Engineering Ltd from 2009 to 2011 and Director, Group Strategy and Development of Keppel Corporation from January 2011 to January 2013.
Elected as the President of the Association of Singapore Marine Industries from 2005 to 2009, a non profit association formed in 1968 to promote the interests of the marine industry in Singapore and was a member of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic Council from 2006 to 2012. He was a Board Member of Singapore Maritime Foundation from June 2005 to January 2015 which he served in the role of Chairman during the last 6 years. He is also a member of The American Bureau of Shipping.
Mr TEO BOON HWEE SIMON
Chief Marketing Officer
Executive/Non-Independent Alternate Director to Mr Lim Tze Jong Desmond
Appointed 28 June 2011
Mr Teo was appointed an Alternate Director to Mr Lim Tze Jong Desmond on 28 June 2011. Currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Dyna-Mac, Mr Teo joined the company in 1998 as General Manager in the commercial department and was subsequently promoted to his current position in June 2011. He has more than 27 years of experience in the fields of marketing, sourcing and procurement. He plays an instrumental role in liaising with customers on commercial matters and provides leadership for tenders and customer relationships.
Mr Teo graduated from the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK in 1984 with a Bachelor in Production Technology and Production Management (Honours) degree. He is also a chartered engineer with the Engineering Council in the UK.
Mr WONG NGIAM JIH
Non-Executive/Non-Independent Alternate Director to Mr Chia Hock Chye Michael
Appointed 2 September 2013
Mr Wong was appointed an Alternate Director to Mr Chia Hock Chye Michael on 2 September 2013. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Keppel Offshore & Marine.
Prior to his current position, Mr Wong held various positions within the Keppel Group of companies within a span of 40 years. He is also a Director of a number of companies in the Keppel Group, including Keppel nantong Shipyard, Keppel Singmarine and Keppel Smit Towage.
Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.