Mr. Alan Goh Keng Chian
Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO
Mr. Goh is the Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of the Group. He heads the formulation of the Group’s strategic directions and expansion plans in Singapore and overseas markets, and manages the Group’s overall business development. He is also responsible for implementing goals and objectives of the Group, identifying new business opportunities and sourcing for new strategic locations within Singapore and overseas. Mr. Goh obtained a Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic in 1979 and a Diploma in Marketing Management from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1987. Thereafter, Mr. Goh attained his Masters of Business Administration (General Business Administration) from University of Hull in 1995.
Ms. Madaline Catherine Tan Kim Wah
Co-founder and Executive Director
Ms. Tan is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Group. She is responsible for the formulation and introduction of the Group’s new concept ideas and menus for new and existing brands. She assists the Executive Chairman and CEO in managing the Group’s overall business development and operations and is actively involved in formulating strategies to improve the processes in the Group’s restaurants and cafes. Ms. Tan has more than 20 years of experience in F & B and restaurant operations.
Mr. Mah How Soon
Lead Independent Director
Mr. Mah was appointed the Lead Independent Director of the Group on 21 April 2017 and chairs the Audit Committee. He is presently the Managing Director of RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. He has had many years of transactional and management experience in coporate finance in international and local financial insitutions, and boutique advisory firms. He has played a key role in advising companies for many industries and countries on a wide range of transactions relating to both equity capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Mah is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy with honours from Nanyang Business School, and a Master in Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Mr. Tan Kong King
Mr. Tan was appointed as an Independent Director of the Group on 1 September 2019. Mr. Tan has over 30 years of experience and expertise in the management and operation of group companies, financing business acquisitions, corporate restructuring, as well as formulation of corporate and investment strategies, particularly within the food industry within the Asia Pacific region. Before joining the Group, Mr. Tan was appointed as a non-executive Director of QAF Limited on 15 June 1995. He became the Group Managing Director of the QAF Group in January 1996. Since 1996, Mr. Tan had streamlined and refocused the QAF Group for further growth and expansion in the food industry. He retired as the Group Managing Director of QAF Limited on 31 December 2016. In the early part of his career, Mr. Tan had worked for a number of years with an international accounting firm. Subsequent to which he joined and worked as the managing director of KMP Private Ltd group of companies from 1981 to 2004.
Mr. Tan holds a B.Sc. Economics degree from the London School of Economics, University of London.
MS. JOAN LAU SAU CHEE
Ms. Lau was appointed as an Independent Director of the Group on 1 May 2019. Ms. Lau started her banking career in Overseas Union Bank Limited (“OUB”) in May 1974 as a Personnel Officer and subsequently as an Assistant Company Secretary. In 1990, she joined the corporate finance industry as Assistant Vice President in OUB and left as an Executive Director in United Overseas Bank Limited (“UOB”) in April 2008 (OUB merged with UOB in 2002). In June 2008, she joined Hong Leong Finance Limited as Senior Vice President heading its Corporate Finance department and retired as an Advisor in March 2016. Ms. Lau is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.