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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Low Kok Ann
Mr Low Kok Ann was appointed as Executive Director of our Company on 6 October 2009. He was one of the founders of the main subsidiary of our Company, Hafary Pte Ltd, and has been an Executive Director since its incorporation in 1980. His wealth of experience in the tile industry has been pivotal to our success and growth. He was appointed as Chief Executive Office (“CEO”) of our Company on 1 February 2014. On 6 March 2015, Mr Low relinquished his role of Executive Chairman. As the CEO, his primary responsibility is to formulate and oversee the corporate and strategic development and overall management and operations of our Group. Mr Low attained a Government Higher School Certificate (Chinese) in 1969. He was re-elected as Executive Director of our Company on 11 April 2017.
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Ong Beng Chye
Mr Ong Beng Chye was appointed as Lead Independent Director on 10 November 2009 and was re-elected on 13 April 2018. He was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of our Company on 6 March 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours Degree fromThe City University, London in 1990 and has more than 25 years of experience in the finance sector. Mr Ong is currently a Director of Appleton Global Pte Ltd, a business management and consultancy services firm. He is also serving as an Independent Director of other listed companies in Singapore. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Financial Analyst conferred by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and a non-practising Chartered Accountant (Singapore).
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Low See Ching
Mr Low See Ching was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 January 2014. Prior to this appointment, he served in the Board as Executive Director and in the Company as CEO. He joined the main subsidiary of our Company, Hafary Pte Ltd, in 2000 and rose through the ranks from Sales Executive to CEO in 2005. As the CEO, he was responsible for the overall management, operations and charting our corporate and strategic direction, including our sales, marketing and procurement strategies. Mr Low is presently the Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Oxley Holdings Limited, listed on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange. Mr Low graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 1999. He was re-elected as Director of the Company on 24 April 2019.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Edward Lee Ming Foo, JP
Datuk Edward Lee Ming Foo, JP was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 6 March 2015. He graduated with a Degree in Bachelor of Arts from the McMaster University in Canada in 1977.

Datuk Edward Lee is presently the Managing Director of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad (“HSCB”) and Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In addition, he is the Managing Director of Gek Poh (Holdings) Sdn Bhd, the holding company of HSCB. HSCB is also the 50.82% major shareholder of the Company.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Cheah Yee Leng
Ms. Cheah Yee Leng was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 6 March 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree and Bachelor of Laws Degree from Monash University in Australia.

Ms. Cheah joined Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad (HSCB) group of companies in 1997 and was appointed an Executive Director of HSCB on 1 June 2014. She is presently the Director of Corporate Affairs and the Legal Counsel of HSCB Group.

Ms. Cheah is also an Executive Director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad (HSP) and a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Paos Holdings Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In addition, she is the Group Company Secretary of HSP.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Yong Teak Jan @ Yong Teak Jan
Mr Yong Teak Jan @ Yong Teck Jan was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 18 January 2018. Mr Yong graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Chemistry from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the building material and engineering industries in Malaysia and Singapore. He had held various positions such as business development, sales and marketing, export, manufacturing and procurement scopes in Eastech Steel Mill Services (M) Sdn Bhd and Salcon Limited.

He is currently a director and the Chief Operating Office of Malaysian Mosaics Sdn Bhd, which trades and distributes ceramic tiles under the ‘MML’ brand name, one of Malaysia’s leading brands in ceramic tiles with more than five decades in the market. Concurrently, Mr Yong is also the Director of Operations (East Malaysia) for the quarry, asphalt and brick segment of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad.
Independent Director
Terrance Tan Kong Hwa
Mr Terrance Tan Kong Hwa was appointed as an Independent Director of our Company on 10 November 2009 and was re-elected on 24 April 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and private equity/ venture capital industry, holding various positions within DBS Bank Group and Standard Chartered Bank. Between 2002 and 2007, Mr Tan was key executive officer with several listed entities, responsible for financial affairs, business matters, merger and acquisition and investment activities. He is currently a Partner/ Director of Providence Capital Management Pte Ltd, a private equity fund management and consultancy firm he co-founded in 2007. Mr Tan graduated with a Degree in Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1989.
Independent Director
Foo Yong How
Mr Foo has more than 10 years of experience in investment banking, business development and wealth management. He was appointed as Chief Corporate Officer (“CCO”) in Sapphire Corporation Limited (listed on SGX Mainboard). He is assisting the CEO of Sapphire in key functions which includethe day-to-day operation, formulation of strategic planning in mergers and acquisition, new business opportunities, corporate finance related activities and taking charge of the investor relations and corporate communication activities. He can contribute to the Group with his expertise in the strategic planning and corporate finance activities.

Mr. Foo is a key executive in Sapphire Corporation Limited and Wise Torch Investments (SG) Pte Ltd, which these companies were in asset management industry.