Chief Executive Officer
Qian Zimin was appointed as the CEO on 30 May 2017 and is responsible for the overall management of our Group’s business and corporate development.
Upon graduation, Qian Zimin started his career in Shanghai First water chiller manufacture company, People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), where he headed a group of design engineers which specialized in absorption water chiller manufacturing. In 1992, Qian Zimin joined Shanghai Huayuan Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineering Company as the general manager where he was involved in the expansion and managing the daily operations of the Company.
From 2000 to 2001, Qian Zimin was the vice president of Netmegastore.com which was one of the earliest batch of e-commerce companies in Singapore. From 2002 to 2007, Qian Zimin joined MediaCorp News as a news editor and established the Chinese version of Channel NewsAsia.com which soon became one of Singapore’s two major Chinese news website. In 2008, Qian Zimin founded Nanyangpost.com LLP and was their CEO till May 2017 before his appointment as the CEO of the Group.
In 2016, Qian Zimin also set up Yinda Pte. Ltd. in Singapore as subsidiary of Shanghai Yinda Science and Technology Industrial Co., Ltd. to carry out its expansion of base station rollout business where he assumed the position as managing director of the Company. Ever since his appointment as CEO of the Group, Qian Zimin has reduced his involvement in Yinda Pte. Ltd. and turned his focus to the Group’s business.
Qian Zimin graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1983 with a Bachelor degree in refrigeration engineering.
LIM LIAN SWA
Chief Operating Officer
Lim Lian Swa is our Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the overall operations of our Group in Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines to achieve desirable objectives, project deliverables and profitability. He is assisted by the general managers from each of the respective offices.
Upon graduation, Lim Lian Swa started his career as a project engineer with Rahmonic Resources Pte Ltd from June 1993 to March 1995, where he was responsible for computer imaging projects in the semiconductor industry. He then joined International Video Products Pte Ltd as a test engineer from March 1995 to May 1995, where he was responsible for developing and enhancing both software and hardware for online testing of recorders and other products. Subsequently, he joined Keppel Communications Pte Ltd as a project engineer in June 1995 and was responsible for achieving targeted margins and guiding a team of project engineers, before he left in August 2000 as a project manager. Thereafter, Lim Lian Swa worked as a project manager in Lantrovision (Singapore) Pte Ltd from August 2000 to April 2001 before he returned to Keppel Communications Pte. Ltd. as a senior manager in April 2001. In August 2001, he was promoted to project director responsible for the Singapore and Indonesia project offices and in April 2003, he also became responsible for the Thailand project office, in addition to the Singapore and Indonesia project offices. From 2004 to May 2011, he was project director for the Singapore and the Philippines project offices. As a project director, he was in charge of the overall performance of each of the project offices, ensuring all operation processes adhered to ISO standards and achieving targeted annual revenue. He was appointed as the Group General Manager in May 2011 and assisted the then Chief Operation Officer to oversee the overall operations of our various regional offices before he was promoted to the Chief Operating Officer of our Group in January 2015.
Lim Lian Swa graduated from the National University of Singapore in June 1993 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree and subsequently obtained a Master of Science (Communication & Network Systems) degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in July 2003. He also successfully completed the Risk Management Course (BizSafe Level 2) in July 2010 by NTUC Learning Hub Pte Ltd, the Workshop for CEO/Top Management (BizSafe Level 1) in October 2010 by NTUC Learning Hub Pte Ltd and the ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditing Training Course by SGS-SSC in November 2009. Lim Lian Swa has attended courses on Building Automation Systems organised by Singapore Polytechnic in April 1998 and Internal QMS Auditor Training conducted by PSB Corporation in October 2005.
Deputy Financial Controller
Benjamin Wong is our Deputy Financial Controller. He joined our Group in January 2016 and is in charge of managing the accounting and finance function of our Group including supervising the preparation of accounts as well as consolidation of financial results and reporting. Prior to joining our Group, Benjamin Wong was an auditor with the Assurance Services Unit of Ernst & Young LLP in Singapore. He progressed from an audit assistant to audit manager from 2009 to 2016 and was involved in various audit works for companies with overseas subsidiaries and listing-related audit engagements.
Benjamin Wong obtained his Bachelor of Accounting (Second Upper Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University in 2009. Benjamin Wong is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants since 2013.