Board Of Directors

Dato' Seri Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng

Dato' Seri Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng

Executive Chairman & Group CEO BBM, Serial System Ltd

Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng founded Serial System as a sole proprietorship in 1988, incorporated Serial System Ltd in 1992 and was the founding Chairman and CEO when the Company was listed in 1997.

Dr. Goh is the Executive Chairman and Group CEO of Serial System Ltd with overall management responsibilities for the Group. As Executive Chairman, Dr. Goh leads the Board in charting the future direction for the Group.

In 1996, Dr. Goh won the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”, organised by the Rotary Club of Singapore and the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, supported by the Trade Development Board. In 1997, Dr. Goh was elected the National President of JCI Singapore and was conferred the Singapore Youth Award (Individual) for entrepreneurship, the nation’s highest honour for youths. In 1999, Dr. Goh was conferred the ASEAN Best Young Entrepreneur Award 1999 by the ASEAN Secretariat, and the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) Special Honour Award by the World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises on 29 March 2000. In 2004, Dr. Goh was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) by the President of the Republic of Singapore and in 2010, the Public Service Star Medal (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) on the National Day Honours 2010. In 2010, Dr. Goh won the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year” organised by Enterprise Asia and APF Group Pte Ltd and in 2011, he won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Singapore Award for the Electronic Components Distribution Category. Dr. Goh was appointed Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business and Design for Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus in Malaysia since 1 September 2013. In 2014, Dr. Goh was elected the President of JCI Senators of South East Asian Nations. In 2015, Dr Goh was awarded the International-Singapore ASEAN Leading Brand International Enterpreneur of the Year at the ASEAN Outstanding Business Award 2015 and was named the “UN Asia Pacific Most Prominent Entrepreneur” co-organised by the Trade and Industry Association Singapore and the United Nations Association of Singapore. He was also awarded one of the “Top Outstanding Leaders in Asia 2015” in the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2015.

As at 31 March 2021, Dr. Goh holds 362,562,070 shares (40.47%) in Serial System Ltd. Dr. Goh is a substantial shareholder of Serial System Ltd.

Teo Ser Luck

Teo Ser Luck

Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman, Serial System Ltd

Mr. Teo Ser Luck joined the Board of Directors on 15 July 2017. He is currently the Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman.

Mr. Teo Ser Luck is an entrepreneur and investor. He was the former Minister of State in the Singapore government, Mayor and Member of Parliament.

Now in the private sector, he has founded a few ventures and building others. He also chairs and advises a few listed companies listed on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange including Chairman of BRC Asia Limited, Deputy Chairman of Serial System Ltd, Lead Independent Director of China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd, Mindchamps Preschool Limited and Independent Director of Straco Corporation Limited and Yanlord Land Group Limited.

Mr. Teo founded business ventures in various sectors including a private equity fund and mostly technology related in the areas of e-commerce, finance, education, food, hardware, general commodities, sports and fitness, event management, and consumer brand and franchise. He was also the founding investor of a listed software company before entering politics in 2006.

Mr. Teo is currently an adviser to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and Singapore Fintech Association.

Mr. Teo spent 15 years in the private sector before being elected as a member of parliament and appointed as a full-time political office holder for 11 years. He returned to the private sector in July 2017 before retiring as a Member of Parliament in July 2020.

Mr. Teo graduated with an Accountancy degree from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and began his career as an auditor. Throughout his private sector career, he has taken on senior management positions as head of sales, marketing, business operations, supply chain management before progressing to lead and oversee companies as Regional Director, General Manager and Managing Director of multi-national operations in the Asia Pacific. He has worked in Hong Kong, China, Thailand and India, and has helped to start companies. Prior to joining politics in 2006, Mr. Teo was overseeing DHL Express (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Mr. Teo was elected Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC in May 2006 and was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports. He was subsequently promoted and concurrently assumed responsibility in the Ministry of Transport and appointed as the Mayor of the North East District. After the General Election in 2011, Mr. Teo was promoted and appointed as the Minister of State for Trade and Industry overseeing entrepreneurship, the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), consumer protection, and trade relations with the region, including China. He was the Chairman of Singapore-Shandong Bilateral Business Council and Vice Chairman of the Singapore-Jiangsu Bilateral Business Council. He was instrumental in creating the start-up eco-system in Launchpad@one north. Mr. Teo was the Minister of State for Manpower overseeing enterprise and industry development and productivity, Lean Enterprise Development implementation in businesses, foreign workers, rank and file workers and developing progressive workplaces. He was also the coordinating Chairman of the Mayors Committee.

For his achievements, Mr. Teo was recognised as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum for his contribution to the business and community services sectors. He also received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award and subsequently received the outstanding alumni award from his alma mater (NTU) for continuing to make a difference in public service. While in the private sector, he has also received accolades as a global outstanding manager in business and operational excellence.

Mr. Teo was instrumental in leading Singapore’s successful bid for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that was held from 14 to 26 August 2010. He was also the Advisor to the Singapore 2010 YOG Organising Committee and the Mayor for the Youth Olympic Village.

Tan Lye Heng Paul

Tan Lye Heng Paul

Non-Executive & Independent Director, Serial System Ltd

Mr. Tan Lye Heng Paul joined the Board of Directors on 16 June 2011. He is currently the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Tan is also Non-Executive and Independent Director of SGX-listed Second Chance Properties Ltd and Pollux Properties Ltd.

Mr. Tan holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He is currently the managing director of CA TRUST PAC and director of Kreston Ardent CA TRUST PAC, a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and a member of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals Limited and Singapore Institute of Directors.

As at 31 March 2021, Mr. Tan holds 350,000 shares (0.04%) in Serial System Ltd.

Ravindran s/o Ramasamy

Ravindran s/o Ramasamy

Non-Executive & Independent Director, Serial System Ltd

Mr. Ravindran s/o Ramasamy joined the Board of Directors on 14 August 2001. He is currently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

Mr. Ravindran holds a Bachelor of Law with Honours from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Law from the National University of Singapore, and is a partner with Colin Ng & Partners LLP.

Ng Cher Yan

Ng Cher Yan

Non-Executive & Independent Director, Serial System Ltd

Mr. Ng Cher Yan joined the Board of Directors on 19 March 1997 and retired on 23 April 2011. Mr. Ng rejoined the Board of Directors on 28 March 2017. He is currently the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Ng is also Non-Executive and Independent Director of SGX-listed Samko Timber Limited, Vicplas International Ltd and MoneyMax Financial Services Ltd.

Mr. Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1983 with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Australia. He is currently a practising chartered accountant with Plus LLP, a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

For his various community services, Mr. Ng was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in 2007 and the Public Service Star Medal (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) in 2016.

As at 31 March 2021, Mr. Ng holds 150,000 shares (0.02%) in Serial System Ltd.

Goi Kok Ming Kenneth

Goi Kok Ming Kenneth

Non-Executive Director, Serial System Ltd

Mr. Goi Kok Ming Kenneth joined the Board of Directors on 8 May 2019.

Apart from Serial System Ltd, Mr. Goi is also Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of SGX-listed GSH Corporation Limited, and Non-Executive Director of two other SGX-listed companies – Hanwell Holdings Ltd and Union Steel Holdings Limited.

Mr. Goi holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Information System from California State University, Pomona, United States. He is currently a director of Acelink Logistics Pte Ltd, a united states supply chain company with distribution networks in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and China, as well as Tee Yih Jia Group, a global food and beverage group with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, United States, Europe, Japan and China.

Mr. Goi is active in community services and was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in 2018 for his involvement as a member of the Community Development District Council, South East Region, and Patron of Braddell Heights Community Club. He also received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award from Enterprise Asia in 2019.