Mr Teh Wing Kwan was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 3 October 2013.
Mr Teh specialises in corporate finance, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. He is a highly experienced financial professional who has been advising and investing in companies, family-owned enterprises and regional asset owners with businesses listed in and preparing to list in Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan. Under Mr Teh’s leadership, Sapphire has undergone a major corporate transformation. Mr Teh is a nominated candidate for the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 and 2016 (Singapore) under the Industrial and Commercial Products Industry.
Mr Teh, a sophisticated investor, is a director of Dominick & Dickerman Ltd in Hong Kong (Dominick & Dickerman LLC was founded in 1870 and is one of the oldest investment banks in the United States). He is also an appointed advisor to the Board of Koda Ltd (listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange). He served as a non-executive director of public companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Australian Securities Exchange.
Mr Teh is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom), a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountant, an International Affiliate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Full Member of Singapore Institute of Directors and a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.
Mr Teh was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 23 April 2014.