MR. TAN CHOON SENG (“CHOON SENG”) 

Lead Independent Director 


 
Choon Seng was appointed on 18 November 2016 as an Independent Director of Koda, and is currently the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. 
 
Choon Seng is a council member of the Singapore Institute of Management and is also Chairman of the Applied Entrepreneurship Centre. In addition, he has been appointed to the Board of Trustee of the Singapore University of Social Sciences. 
 
Choon Seng was previously the Group Chief Executive Officer and a Non-independent and Executive Director of WBL Corporation Ltd. He was also previously Vice President (Customer Solutions Group) and Managing Director of Hewlett- Packard Southeast Asia, a post he held from June 2002 when Hewlett-Packard acquired Compaq. He also served as the Vice President and Managing Director for the ASEAN region of Compaq Computer Asia Pte Ltd between June 1999 and June 2002. He joined Compaq in 1996 as the Chief Financial Officer for its Asia-Pacific operations. Prior to joining Compaq, he spent 20 years in various multinational organisations in the audit and tax, oil services and information technology industries, where he held a number of senior leadership positions in operations, sales, strategy and business development. 
 
Choon Seng holds an Accountancy degree from the University of Singapore and is a non-practising Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He was last re-elected to the Board at the 2017 AGM.