|Mdm Oei Siu Hoa, @ Sukmawati Widjaja|
Mdm Sukmawati Widjaja was appointed Executive Chairman of Top Global Limited on 12 March 2010.
In her four decades as one of Asia’s most influential business pioneers, Mdm Sukmawati has built up a striking track record in sectors as diverse as property, banking and agriculture.
She is the Vice-Chairman of the family-controlled Sinar Mas Group (which was founded by her father, Mr Eka Tjipta Widjaja). After taking over the reins in 1988, she was instrumental in maintaining the group’s lead as one of Indonesia’s top conglomerates, with interests ranging from palm oil and paper, to food and property development.
Her investment experience is also extensive. She was an international figure in numerous high-profile mega projects. Over the years, she has developed pivotal business as well as personal connections worldwide. Apart from having been granted audiences with top potential leaders of the US, China, Indonesia, Singapore and other countries, she has access to business tycoons in almost every industry internationally.
Moreover, Mdm Sukmawati has extensive expertise and experience in taking qualified companies through IPOs and RTOs at the world’s major exchanges and has been part of senior management in several listed companies.
With her long-time passion for real estate, Mdm Sukmawati sees great potential for Top Global Limited to work together on suitable projects with the region’s largest property players.
Her vast connections should prove invaluable as Top Global Limited expands in Singapore, China, Indonesia, Malaysia and other countries.
|Mr Hano Maeloa|
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Mr Maeloa was appointed an executive director of Top Global Limited on 27 July 2007 and its Managing Director on 12 March 2010, a position redesignated as Chief Executive Officer on 8 November 2010. His business management experience spans a multitude of industries that range from banking and securities & fund management to real estate and golf & country clubs, as well as shipping and food & beverages. He has excellent business contacts throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr Maeloa has been Chief Executive Officer of Pancon Marine & Shipping Services since 2003 as well as a director at Bintan Golden Shipping since 2002. On the investment front, he gained valuable experience at companies such as Harumdana Sekuritas, where he served as a vice-president director for five years. In the food industry, he earned his spurs at the likes of Wendy Foods in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director for six years. Currently, Mr Maeloa is a director of Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
He graduated with a BSc in business administration from the University of Southern California.
|Ms Jennifer Chang Shyre Gwo|
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
Ms Chang was appointed Chief Operating Officer and an executive director on 8 November 2010. Her task is to oversee the Group’s business and operations, which includes but is not limited to business development, finance, administration, corporate secretarial, corporate governance and communications. She has more than 18 years of exposure to and experience in operational accounting and various corporate functions across the Asia-Pacific region.
Ms Chang joined Top Global Limited after leaving Auric Pacific, where she had been Chief Executive Officer of its food division since 2008. Previously, she was regional director of controlling & treasury at Kraft Foods Asia Pacific Services and finance director at GE Hydro Asia, a General Electric joint venture in Hangzhou, China.
She is a member of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia. Her master’s in business administration was earned at Victoria University in Australia.
|Mr Daniel Yeo Chin Tuan|
Lead Independent Director
Mr Yeo was appointed an independent director of Top Global Limited, as well as the chairman of its Audit and Remuneration Committees and a member of its Nominating Committee, on 26 April 2010. His experience in the financial industry spans more than 25 years. He began his career with Refco Singapore as a vice president in the 1980s and later became a pioneer in the Singapore futures and options market. After witnessing the birth of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX), he built up a distinguished track record servicing high net worth clients in foreign exchange and bullion trading. While he was a director at ING Futures & Options (S) Pte Ltd, he assisted with the acquisition of Barings (S) Pte Ltd. He also served as an executive director at UOB International Treasury, establishing business linkages with international brokerages.
|Dr Lam Lee G.|
Dr Lam was appointed an independent director on 26 April 2010. Currently, he is also Chairman – Indochina, Myanmar and Thailand, and Senior Adviser – Asia, of Macquarie Capital. He started his career in Canada at Bell-Northern Research (the R&D arm of Nortel) and in Hong Kong at Hong Kong Telecom. He later joined Singapore Technologies Telemedia (then part of Temasek Holdings) and BOC International Holdings (the international investment banking arm of the Bank of China group) where he served as Vice-Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of its investment banking division. Until late 2006, Dr. Lam was President and Chief Executive Officer of Chia Tai Enterprises International (now called C.P. Lotus Corporation). He holds a BSc in sciences and mathematics, an MSc in systems science, an MBA from the University of Ottawa in Canada, a postgraduate diploma in public administration from Carleton University in Canada, an MPA and a PhD from the University of Hong Kong, an LLB (honours) from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, an LLM the University of Wolverhampton in the UK and PCLL from the City University of Hong Kong.
|Ms Mimi Yuliana Maeloa|
Ms Mimi was appointed a non-executive director on 26 April 2010. Ms Mimi has served in various positions at her family’s businesses and currently works at Golden Agri International.
She has notable experience in banking, investment and asset management, having worked at the Union Bank of Switzerland in Singapore, Credit Suisse First Boston Hong Kong Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, JP Morgan in Singapore and Goldman Sachs in Singapore.
She graduated with a BSc in finance from the University of Southern California and holds an MBA from Woodbury University in California.