Giang Sovann

Interim Independent Non- Executive Chairman

Giang Sovann was appointed to the Board on 22 January 2018. In addition to his appointment as Interim Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 23 December 2019, he is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees.

Mr Giang is a Senior Director at RSM Risk Advisory, a leading governance, risk and consulting firm in Singapore. He also currently serves as an Independent Director of Silkroad Nickel Ltd. and was previously an Independent Director of Resources Prima Group Limited, Epicentre Holdings Limited and SBI Offshore Limited, all of which are listed on the Catalist of the SGX-ST. Mr Giang is also currently independent director of the Cambodia Post Bank PLC and Funan Microfinance PLC, both in Cambodia.

Mr Giang was previously the Executive Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors and has also served as executive director, independent director and chief financial officer of a number of public-listed companies in Singapore. He started his career as a public accountant with Arthur Young, Canada and Singapore (now known as Ernst and Young). He also has years of experience in business management, having served as a senior executive at a multinational company and a regional conglomerate, and has managed companies in many industries including aerospace, food and beverage, flexible packaging, mining, oil and gas, real estate, retailing, telecommunications as well as trading and distribution.

Mr Giang holds a Bachelor of Administration with Great Distinction from the University of Regina, Canada, and is a Chartered Accountant, Singapore, a Chartered Professional Accountant, Canada, and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.