Board of Directors

Mr Frank Benjamin

Mr Frank Benjamin
Mr Frank Benjamin is the founder and Executive Chairman from April 2006 to 30 June 2017. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since the founding of F J Benjamin in 1959.

Date of appointment as Director : 5 June 1973
Date of last re-election : 25 October 2019
Nature of appointment : Non-Executive
Board committees served on : Nominating Committee

Mr Eli Manasseh (Nash) Benjamin

Mr Eli Manasseh (Nash) Benjamin
Mr Eli Manasseh (Nash) Benjamin is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group, and has been with F J Benjamin since 1968. He has over 40 years of experience in the fashion retail and timepiece distribution businesses. He is involved in the formulation of long-term corporate strategies and policies of the Group, maintains a close relationship with all the Group’s principals and oversees the business development arm of the Group.

Date of appointment as Director : 26 July 1973
Date of last re-election : 27 October 2017
Nature of appointment : Executive
Board committees served on : None

Mr Douglas Benjamin

Mr Douglas Benjamin
With F J Benjamin since 1989, Committee (Chairman) Mr Douglas Benjamin is the Chief Operating Officer of the Group. He works closely with Mr Nash Benjamin to coordinate the Group’s activities.

He sits on the board of trustees for the KK Hospital & Health Endowment Fund.

Date of appointment as Director : 3 November 2000
Date of last re-election : 26 October 2018
Nature of appointment : Executive
Board committees served on : None

Mr Ng Hin Lee

Mr Ng Hin Lee
Mr Ng Hin Lee has more than 30 years of experience in key financial and managerial positions and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Singapore Post Limited and Gul Technologies Singapore Limited where he was the co-founder and Executive Director. He is an independent Non-Executive Director of KOP Limited, and also sits on the boards of several non-listed companies.

Mr Ng was bestowed the honour of Singapore Corporate Award – Best CFO of Year 2011 and Suzhou Industrial Park Pioneer Award in 2017.

Date of appointment as Director : 1 July 2014
Date of last re-election : 25 October 2019
Nature of appointment : Independent
Board committees served on : Audit Committee (Chairman) and
   Remuneration Committee

Mr Liew Choon Wei

Mr Liew Choon Wei
Mr Liew was with an international public accounting firm for more than 30 years before retiring in 2013 as an Audit Partner. He is a retired Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.

Mr Liew is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Halcyon Agri Corporation Limited and an Independent Non- Executive Director of The Hour Glass Limited. He is an Independent Non- Executive Director of Frasers Hospitality Asset Management Pte Ltd and Frasers Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd respectively. The former and latter are the manager of the real estate investment trust (REIT) and the trustee-manager of the business trust (BT), of which the REIT and BT comprise the stapled group, Frasers Hospitality Trust.

Date of appointment as Director : 29 November 2016
Date of last re-election : 27 October 2017
Nature of appointment : Independent
Board committees served on : Nominating Committee (Chairman), Audit Committee
    and Remuneration Committee

Mr Yee Kee Shian Leon

Mr Yee Kee Shian Leon
Mr Yee is the Chairman and the Managing Director of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, a leading international law firm, and serves as its Global Head of Corporate as well as the Head of the firm’s China Practice Group. He has extensive corporate law experience and regularly advises ultra-high net worth individuals, private equity funds, investment banks, listed and private companies on banking & finance, corporate finance, venture capital, capital markets, takeovers, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and joint ventures. He serves as an Independent Director on the board of Federal International (2000) Ltd, a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. He is also the Chairman of the Nominating Committee as well as the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Yee is also an Independent Director of Laura Ashley Holdings PLC, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Mr Yee graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Law) and a Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge. He is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Date of appointment as Director : 2 September 2019
Date of last re-election : 25 October 2019
Nature of appointment : Independent
Board committees served on : Remuneration Committee (Chairman), Audit Committee
   and Nominating Committee

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