Board of Directors

  • Takahashi KenichiExecutive Chairman and CEO

    Date of Appointment

    18 February 2008

    Date of Last Re-Appointment

    N.A

    Present and Past Directorships in other Listed Companies and Major Appointments

    Nil

    Skills & Experience
    • Founder of the Group in 1997
    • 20 years of F&B experience
    • Professional engineer in research and development of Pioneer Asia Singapore from April 1978 to March 1997
    • Graduated from Sophia University with a Certificate of Mechanical and Engineering
  • Wong Hin Sun, EugeneNon-Executive Vice Chairman

    Date of Appointment

    24 November 2008

    Date of Last Re-Appointment

    21 July 2015

    Length of Service

    9 years
    (Non-executive Director since November 2008)

    Present Directorships in other Listed Companies and Major Appointments
    • Founder and Managing Director of Sirius Venture Capital Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive chairman of Crimson Logic Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive chairman of GeTs Global Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive director of Cargo Community Network Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive director of Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive director of SCC Travel Services Pte Ltd
    • Non-executive director of SGX-ST listed Neo Group Limited, Singapore Kitchen Equipment Limited and Jason Marine Group limited
    • Board member of Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore
    • Board member of International Enterprise Singapore.
    • Vice Chairman, SBF’s China North Asia Business Group
    • Council Member, Malaysia-Singapore Business Council
    • Vice-President, Boys’ Brigade Alumni Singapore
    Past Directorships in other Listed Companies Held Over the Preceding Three Years
    • Non-executive director of Ajisen (China) Holdings Limited, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 8 March 2007 to 22 February 2016
    • Independent director of TMC Education Corporation Limited from 15 August 2012 to 30 October 2015
    Skills & Experience
    • Graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore in 1992
    • Obtained Master of Business Administration from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine from the University of London in 1998
    • Completed the Owner President Management Program from Harvard Business School in 2011
    • A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 2001
    • A Chartered Director (CDir) in 2014
    • A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and UK Institute of Directors
  • Tan Lye HuatLead Independent Director

    Date of Appointment

    24 November 2008

    Date of Last Re-Appointment

    21 July 2016

    Length of Service

    9 years (since November 2008)

    Present Directorships in other Listed Companies and Major Appointments
    • Independent director at SGX-ST listed SP Corporation Limited, Neo Group Limited, Dynamic Colours Limited and Nera Telecommunications Ltd.
    Past Directorships in other Listed Companies Held Over the Preceding Three Years

    Nil

    Skills & Experience
    • A Fellow Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors, UK
    • A Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
    • A member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (formerly known as the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore)
    • A member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
    • Accounting Diplomas from ACCA and CIMA
  • Shigemitsu KatsuakiNon-Executive Director

    Date of Appointment

    24 November 2008

    Date of Last Re-Appointment

    21 July 2015

    Length of Service

    9 years (since 24 November 2008)

    Present in other Listed Companies and Major Appointments
    • Shareholder and Director of Shigemitsu Industry Co., Ltd. (“Shigemitsu Industry”), Japan Foods’ main franchisor
    • Began career as branch manager under Ajisen Ramen brand in Japan in 1990
    • Appointed vice-chairman in 1995
    • Appointed president and chairman CEO in 1997
    • Non-executive director of Ajisen (China) Holdings Limited, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
    Past Directorships in other Listed Companies Held Over The Preceding Three Years

    Nil

    Skills & Experience
    • 20 years of F&B experience
    • Graduated with a degree in structural engineering in 1991 from Kumamoto Institute of Technology (now known as SOJO University)
  • Lee Sok Koon, ConstanceIndependent Director

    Date of Appointment

    1 September 2011

    Date of Last Re-Appointment

    21 July 2016

    Length of Service

    6 years (since September 2011)

    Present in other Listed Companies and Major Appointments
    • Chairman of the Board of Directors of NUS America Foundation, Inc. since 27 August 2013
    • Director (Operations) in the Development Office of National University of Singapore
    • Director on the Board of Singapore Arts School Ltd
    • Independent director at SGX-ST listed SBS Transit Ltd since 1 May 2017
    Past Directorships in other Listed Companies Held Over The Preceding Three Years

    Nil

    Skills & Experience
    • Bachelor of Accountancy (Second Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore
    • A Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
    • A member of the Singapore Institute of Directors