Board of Directors
MR JOSEPH FOO CHEW TUCK
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Since its inception in 1976, Jason Marine’s growth and aspirations have been shaped by our founder, Mr Foo Chew Tuck ("Mr Foo”), whose vision for the Group has enabled it to become a leading comprehensive solutions provider of marine electronics systems. As a leader of the management team, he has demanded the highest standards of quality and service throughout the Group, helping it build strong ties with customers and partners alike that have stood the test of time, even in the most challenging of environments.
Mr Foo has fostered strong bonds within Jason Marine, where his emphasis on character, competence and commitment has nurtured a robust work ethic within the workplace, inspiring the team to aim for excellence and expand its capabilities to ride on emerging industry trends. The people at Jason Marine work hard to create a brighter future for the Company, which in turn makes their welfare a top priority by championing their individual development and working to enrich their lives with knowledge, skills and experience.
He is also a firm believer in giving back to society, devoting his personal time to community services. A veteran in the marine electronics business, Mr Foo is a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He earned his bachelor’s degree in science at Oklahoma City University in 1988 and a master’s degree in business administration in 1992. In addition, he has a diploma in marketing from The Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK in 1987.
MR EUGENE WONG HIN SUN
Deputy Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Eugene Wong Hin Sun ("Mr Wong”), who served as a Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director of the Group since his appointment to the Board on 15 September 2009, has been redesignated as the Deputy Non-Executive Chairman with effect from 1 June 2022.
He founded Sirius venture Capital Pte Ltd, a venture investment company, in September 2002, and has been its managing director since its incorporation. He is currently the non-executive deputy chairman of NTUC Learninghub Pte Ltd and the non-executive vice-chairman of Japan Foods Holding Ltd. He is also the lead independent director of Alliance healthcare Group Limited and independent director of APAC Realty Limited, and non-executive director of Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd.
Mr Wong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration (first-class Honours) in 1992, and obtained a master of business administration from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of London in 1998. In 2011, Mr Wong completed the Owners President Management Program from the Harvard Business School. He has been qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2001 and a Chartered Director (CDir) in 2014. He is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors (IoD), Australia Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Singapore Institute of Directors (SID).
MR SIN HANG BOON
Mr Sin Hang Boon @ Sin Han Bun (“Mr Sin”) is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, having been appointed to the Board on 15 September 2009. He has more than 40 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He began his career in 1960 as a trainee engineer with the Singapore Telephone Board (which was eventually reorganised into today’s SingTel), under a localisation programme to replace the expatriate officers on loan from the then British Post Office.
During his term of service, Mr Sin has undertaken executive responsibilities ranging from frontline operation, to engineering planning & support, and business development, including a posting as senior executive to Belgacom S.A. in Belgium for 3 years. He returned to SingTel in 1999 and served as CEO of SingTel International, the company’s strategic investment arm, overseeing merger and acquisition projects, until his retirement in 2002. After he retired, he continued to serve on the boards of some of SingTel’s overseas joint-venture firms until 2004.
Mr Sin graduated from Nanyang University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science in physics. He also obtained a diploma in business administration from the University of Singapore in 1973, and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1993.
MR COLIN LOW
Mr Colin Low Tock Cheong ("Mr Low”), is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, having been appointed to the Board on 27 July 2021. He has investment, management and advisory experience working with global MNCs (GE) across a wide spectrum of industries, including infrastructure energy and renewables, maritime transportation, oil & gas, aviation, healthcare, industrials, capital & consumer finance, and private equity sectors.
Mr Low is currently the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the global independent director of AET Tankers Pte Ltd, a maritime petroleum tanker leasing and energy logistics group. He is also a director of private equity firm, BLG Capital Advisors Asia Pte Ltd. In January 2022, the Diligent Institute, a global corporate governance research arm and think tank of Diligent Corporation, which is the largest SaaS software company in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space appointed Mr Low as a member of the Advisory Board. Mr Low was also certified in April 2022 by the Diligent Institute on the Climate Change Leadership program, the world’s first structured board program to enable leaders to oversee climate change risks and strategies.
He graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA, with a Bachelor of Science in Management (Honours), a Bachelor of Science in Marketing (Honours), as well as a Master of Business Administration. He is a Lifetime Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors, Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and a Certified International Director of INSEAD University.
MRS EILEEN TAY-TAN BEE
Lead Independent Director
Mrs Eileen Tay-Tan Bee Kiew is the Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group, having been appointed to the Board on 15 September 2009. She has more than 40 years of experience in areas such as accounting, auditing, taxation, public listings, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and business advisory. She was a partner at KPMG and served as a director of several companies, both private and publicly listed, in Singapore and Australia.
Mrs Tay graduated from the University of Singapore in 1974 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours). She is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the UK and CPA Australia, as well as a Licentiate of Trinity College London.