CHAN CHAU MUI CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Chan Chau Mui is our Chief Operating Officer. She is in charge of the overall daily operation of our Group and is responsible for the successful execution of our business strategies. Ms Chan joined our Group as an executive director of Bachmann Enterprise Pte Ltd and Bachmann Japanese Restaurant Pte Ltd, which are the Company’s subsidiaries, in April 1999. Since then, Ms Chan has been responsible for our Group’s restaurant operations and has contributed significantly to the expansion of our Group over the years. Ms Chan was appointed as our Chief Operating Officer in April 2015. She is deemed an associate of Mr Takahashi Kenichi, our Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
KENNETH LIEW KIAN ER CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Kenneth Liew Kian Er is our Chief Financial Officer. He is primarily responsible for overseeing all financial, accounting and corporate secretarial matters of our Group. Mr Liew has more than 25 years of experience in accounting, audit and finance. Prior to joining our Group as Financial Controller in July 2008, Mr Liew was with Abterra Ltd, a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST, serving as its financial controller from March 2007 to July 2008 and as finance manager from January 2007 to March 2007. Mr Liew was an associate at Bensyl Consultancy Services Pte Ltd from May 2004 to December 2006. He was with Sunstar Logistic Singapore Pte Ltd serving as its accounting manager from July 1997 to March 2002 and as deputy general manager from April 2002 to April 2004. Mr Liew is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK).
FONG SIEW GEEN HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Fong Siew Geen is our Head of Operations. She is primarily responsible for the operation of our Group’s restaurants and for overseeing all operational aspects from quality assurance to menu layout. Ms Fong joined our Group as a service crew in October 2003 and was promoted to Floor Manager in April 2008. She rose through the ranks to become our Senior Operations Manager in May 2009 and was appointed our Head of Operations in April 2015.
CHAN FUANG CHIANG CHIEF CHEF
Mr Chan Fuang Chiang is our Chief Chef. He is primarily responsible for ensuring high food quality standards in all our restaurants and for creating new menu items to meet the changing demands of our customers. Mr Chan has more than 20 years of experience as a chef. Prior to joining our Group in 2001, he was a chef in Restaurant Parkway, 锦龙中华料理 and Restaurant Sia Si Wan from 1991 to 2001.
ICHIRO OTSUKA CENTRAL KITCHEN OPERATIONS MANAGER
Ichiro Otsuka is our Central Kitchen Operations Manager. He is primarily responsible for the day-today operations of our central kitchen facility. Mr Ichiro joined our Group in November 2011 and was then in charge of spearheading the expansion of our central kitchen. Under his leadership, our Group successfully established a noodle production facility at our central kitchen in April 2012. Mr Ichiro has more than 15 years of experience in managing central kitchens through his various work engagements in Japan.