▼ Leadership
     ● Board of Directors
     ● Management Team
 
 
 
Leadership
     
         
 

Board of Directors

     
         
 
Pedro has served as Chairman and Independent Director of our Company since 6 June 2001 and 12 June 2001 respectively. President of MGS Mata Global Solutions, Pedro is a senior advisor to Quad-C (a USA-based private equity fund) and the CEO of Classic Party Rentals. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Classic Party Rentals is the leading US party and event rental company.

For 29 years, Pedro served W.R. Grace & Co. as President and CEO of several divisions, including serving for 6 years as Chief Executive Officer of Grace Cocoa. Grace Cocoa was the world’s largest and premier supplier of cocoa ingredients to the confectionery, dairy, bakery and beverage industries.

Pedro is a member of our Audit, Remuneration, Nominating and Risk Management Committees.
 


Mr Pedro Mata-Bruckmann
Independent Director
 
         

         
 

Davinder has served as a Non-Executive Director of our company since 12 June 2001. Currently the Chief Executive Officer of Drew & Napier LLC, he was one of the First Senior Counsels ever to be appointed in Singapore when that position was created in 1997. In December 2008, he was appointed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to advise on legal issues arising from the Lehman Brothers collapse.

A practising lawyer for over 25 years, Davinder has also been appointed as an arbitrator and mediator. Between 1988 and 2006, Davinder was a Member of Parliament of Singapore.

Davinder is a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committees.
 

Mr Davinder Singh
Non-Executive Director

 
         

         
 

Mike was appointed as an Independent Director of our company on 6 May 2005. Mike has over 30 years of business experience in the investment and finance industries with over 20 of those years being spent in Asia. Between 1990 and 2000 he was with CLSA, most latterly as Managing Director of Credit Lyonnais (Singapore) Merchant Bankers Pte Ltd. From 2001 to 2004 he worked for the private equity investment arm of Prudential Plc most latterly as a Director of PPM Ventures (Singapore) Pte Ltd. Between 2004 and 2013 he was the Group Finance Director for the Epic Shipping Group. He is now the Finance Director of AIM-listed Myanmar Investments International Limited.

Mike is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

He is the Chairman of our Audit Committee as well as our Risk Management Committee.

 

Michael Dean
Independent Director

 
         

         
 

Josephine was appointed as Non-Executive Director of our company on 12 June 2001. Josephine has been based in Hong Kong and active in the Asian investment area for over 30 years. She is a director and co founder of Anthem Asia, an independent investment and advisory group with a focus on Myanmar. She sits on the investment committees of Chepstow Capital Advisors and the Vietnam Investment Group. Josephine is a trustee and investment committee chair of the Hong Kong based Croucher Foundation and director and co founder of the Village People Project, a Hong Kong based NGO supporting projects which benefit women and children in rural China. Formerly she served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CLSA Capital Partners which she joined in 1995 to set up its private equity activities.

She is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, the Hong Kong Securities Institute and the Law Society of England and Wales, and of the Law Society of Hong Kong.

Josephine is the Chairperson of our Nominating Committee and a member of our Remuneration Committee.
 

Josephine Price
Independent Director

 
         

         
 

In 1984, John established the company and was appointed to our Board at that time. John has over 30 years experience in the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries and he constantly visits the operations around the globe that make up Petra Foods, coordinating the actions and activities that deliver our growth. John was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 5 November 2004.

John is a member of our Nominating and Risk Management Committees.
 

John Chuang Tiong Choon
Group Chief Executive Officer

 
         

         
 

Joseph was appointed to our Board on 2 March 1999 as an Executive Director. He has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions within the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries. Joseph is responsible for the overall management and business development of the Branded Consumer Division in Indonesia.
 

Joseph Chuang Tiong Liep
President Director
Branded Consumer Division (Indonesia)

 
         

         
 

William was appointed to our Board on 31 May 2001 as an Executive Director and has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions within the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries. William is responsible for the overall operations and the management of the Branded Consumer Division in our core market of Indonesia. William is also responsible for all of the joint ventures of the Branded Consumer Division.
 

William Chuang Tiong Kie
Chief Operating Officer
Branded Consumer Division (Indonesia)

 
         

         
 

Poh Tiong was appointed as an independent director of our company on 19th December 2011. Poh Tiong is currently the Chairman and Senior Advisor of Ezra Holdings Limited, a Director and Advisor of Fraser and Neave Limited, and Chairman of Times Publishing Limited. Prior to this, he was CEO, Food & Beverage, of Fraser and Neave Limited until his retirement in October 2011, and before that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited from 1993 to 2008.

Poh Tiong also holds directorships at The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, Raffles Medical Group, SATS Ltd and United Engineers Limited. He is Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation and The Singapore Kindness Movement.

Poh Tiong is the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee and a member of our Audit, Nominating and Risk Management Committees.
 

Mr Koh Poh Tiong
("Poh Tiong")
Independent Director