Mr Pang was appointed as a Director of the Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors on 10 November 2016. He is the Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Wolong Holdings Group Co., Ltd (“Wolong”) and Managing Director and Chairman of Wolong Electric Group Co., Ltd (‘Wolong’), a company listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange. He also holds directorship in several companies in Wolong and the ATB Group. Before joining Wolong, he held managerial position at Vishay Intertechnology Asia Pte Ltd. He earned a Masters in Advertising and Marketing from Leeds University after obtaining a Bachelor degree in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Mr Pang is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. He was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 23 June 2020
Dr Unger was appointed as a Director of the Company on 01 August 2007. After completing his legal training in Germany, he participated in a European Community programme designed to help develop the judicial systems of emerging democracies in Eastern Europe. He has since worked as a solicitor in both Germany and Singapore. He is currently a partner at Luther LLP, where he primarily advises on European investment projects in Southeast Asia. He also serves on the advisory boards for various German and Austrian investments in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Dr Unger holds a PhD in law from the University of Freiburg.
Dr Unger is also the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Dr Unger was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 29 April 2021.
Mr Chao was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 1 July 2016. He has over 35 years of working experience in the electronic industry having accumulated his experience from working with a number of multi-national corporations such as General Electric, Varta Batteries, Philips Components and Vishay Inc. Mr. Chao is also the advisory consultant to the CEO office of Wolong Electric Group Co., Ltd.
Mr Chao graduated from the Singapore Polytechnic in the field of Polymer Science and Technology and further obtained a post graduate diploma in Business Administration.
Mr Chao is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Mr Chao was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 25 April 2019 and he will be retiring pursuant to Article 104 of the Constitution at the Company’s forthcoming AGM. Being eligible, he has offered himself for re-election. The Board has supported his re-election as a Director and is recommending his re-election for shareholders’ approval at the Company’s AGM.