Board of Directors
Chua Kheng Choon, CEO and Chairman
Mr. Chua is one of our founders and is responsible for overseeing the overall business strategy of our Group. He has been in the precision metal stamping industry for more than 30 years. Under Mr Chua’s leadership, our Company has grown steadily from its inception as a stamping sub-contractor to its position as a one-stop provider for mechanical manufacturing products and services.
He holds a Diploma in Material Handling Technology and a Certificate in Industrial Management from the Singapore Institute of Management.
Lim Chin Tong, Lead Independent Director
Mr. Lim is currently an Executive Director of Manufacturing Integration Technology Ltd (MIT), a manufacturer of semiconductor, solar and other high tech capital equipment. Mr Lim’s career spanned many years in the government sector with the Economic Development Board before he moved to the private sector with Xpress Holdings Ltd in 2000. Apart from MIT and MCE, he had also served on the Boards of several SGX and ASX listed companies. In the academic field, Mr Lim was on Board of Governors of Nanyang Polytechnic and Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School Advisory Committee for multiple terms until 2013.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Leeds (UK) and a Diploma in Business Administration from NUS. Mr Lim also attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.
Cheah Chow Seng, Independent Director
Mr. Cheah held various appointments in Hewlett-Packard Singapore (Private) Limited (“HP”) from 1979 to 2008, his most recent position being Vice-President of Manufacturing Operations for HP’s printing and imaging group. In this position, Mr Cheah played a leadership role in shaping HP’s printing group global manufacturing strategy, and developing its manufacturing ecosystem, especially in Asia. He left HP in 2008 to pursue personal interests.
Mr Cheah holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Aided Design from the Heriot-Watt University, UK. He also attended the Wharton School Executive Management Program. In September 2005, Mr Cheah was awarded the White Magnolia Award by the Shanghai municipal government for his contributions to the Shanghai city industrial development.
Steven Koh, Independent Director.
Mr. Koh joined MCE as independent Director on 28 April 2016 after he retired from Armstrong Industrial Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Armstrong”). He joined Armstrong in 1998 as Group General Manager,and was appointed to the board in 2000, and subsequently its Deputy CEO. He retired from active position from March 2015 and continue to serve as advisor till December 2015. Mr Koh has held several management positions in major banks. He was the Chairman of the Singapore club in South Korea when he was the General Manager of a major local bank.
He had been appointed by the Commissioner of Inland Revenue as a member of Taxpayer Feedback Panel – Mandarin Dialogue for a 2-year term, from 1st September 2012 to 31 August 2014. A deputy Chairman in Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association from 2012 to 2014. He is now their advisor and concurrently a Business Advisor appointed by SPRING Singapore.
He holds various Diplomas in Banking, Accountancy and Management from renowned overseas and local institutions.