Board of Directors
Mr. Ong Pang Aik BBM
Chairman & Managing Director
Mr Ong Pang Aik joined the Group in 1978 and was instrumental in having grown the business from its early days as a subcontractor into that of an A1-graded building construction enterprise registered with BCA today.
For his exceptional entrepreneurial achievements and excellence in creating a successful business, Mr Ong was awarded the Ernst & Young Construction Entrepreneur of The Year in 2008, The Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards, Singapore in 2011 and the Best CEO Award at the Singapore Corporate Awards in 2012.
Apart from his commitment to Lian Beng Group, Mr Ong participates actively in community work. He serves as a grassroots leader in the Marine Parade GRC – Braddell Heights CCMC and as Chairman of the Ci Yuan Community Club Building Fund Committee and Upper Serangoon 6-Miles Business Sub-committee. Mr Ong is also the Patron of the Ang Mo Kio-Hougang Citizens’ Consultative Committee and a member of the PAP Community Foundation Braddell Heights Executive Committee. In addition, he serves as Vice-Chairman of the ZhongHua Primary School Advisory Committee and is a patron of the Braddell Heights Constituency Sports Club.
In recognition of his contribution to the community, Mr Ong was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingkat Bakti Masyarakat - PBM) in 2001 and subsequently the Public Service Star Medal (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat - BBM) in 2008.
Mr. Low Beng Tin
Mr Low Beng Tin was appointed to the Board on 8 July 2015. He serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Audit Committees. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr Low is the founder of OEL, and has been its Director since incorporation in 15 September 1984.
He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director on 20 July 1992. Prior to OEL, Mr Low held senior management positions in a group of local companies where he was involved in the sales and services of marine equipment and shipping.
Mr Low holds directorships in OEL (Holdings) Limited (formally Oakwell Engineering Limited) and Assimilated Technologies (S) Pte Ltd. He is also Non-Executive Chairman/Independent Director of Cosmosteel Holdings Limited, lead Independent Director of China YongSheng Limited and Independent Director of JP Nelson Holdings. Mr Low is currently Non-Executive Director of AA Vehicle Inspection Centre Pte. Ltd, Agropak Engineering (S) Pte Ltd, Autoswift Recovery Pte Ltd, SMF Centre for Corporate Learning Pte Ltd and SMF Global Pte Ltd.
Mr Low holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic and a Diploma in Management Studies from the Singapore Institute of Management. He also holds a MBA (Chinese Programme) from the National University of Singapore. Mr Low has more than 30 years of experience in engineering fields related to the oil, gas, petrochemical, chemical and marine industries.
In recognition of his contribution to the community, he was conferred the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) and Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) by the President of the Singapore in 2004 and 2009 respectively.Chair of the Audit CommitteeChair of the Nominating CommitteeMember of the Remuneration Committee
Mr. Ko Chuan Aun
Mr Ko Chuan Aun was appointed to the Board on 10 July 2015. He serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is also a member of the Nominating and Audit Committees.
He is currently the Executive Director of KOP Limited (formerly Scorpio East Holdings Ltd), a company with businesses that encompass both the property and entertainment industries. Mr Ko also holds chairmanships and directorships in various private and public companies.
Mr Ko was appointed as an Independent Director of Super Group Ltd, San Teh Ltd and Koon Holdings Ltd. Mr Ko has more than 15 years of working experience with the former Trade Development Board (TDB, now known as the IE Singapore). His last TDB appointmentwas Head of China Operations. In the past 20 years, Mr Ko has been actively involved in business investments in the PRC. In 2001, he was appointed as a Steering Committee Member of Network China. Between 2003 to 2005, he served as the Chairman of the Tourism Sub-Committee under the Singapore-Sichuan Trade and Investment Committee.
Mr Ko holds a Diploma in Export Marketing, which is equivalent to the Danish Niels Brock International Business Degree Program.Member of the Audit CommitteeMember of the Nominating CommitteeChair of the Remuneration Committee
Mr. Ang Chun Giap
Mr. Ang joined the Board as an independent director on 12 Oct 2016. He is a member of the
Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is presently the
managing director of Acevision & Associates PAC, a public accounting corporation. He has over
15 years of experience in public accounting profession with extensive wealth of exposure in the
field of auditing, accounting, tax planning and advisory services to clients from diverse
industries including construction, real estate development, investment holding, manufacturing,
food and beverage, entertainment, trading, importers and exporters, engineering, charities, hotel
management and logistics. He also sits on the Boards of a number of other private corporations.
Prior to that, he had over 20 years’ diverse working experience in commercial corporations
heading the finance divisions.
He graduated with a Bachelor degree of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore
in 1981. He is a Public Accountant of Singapore, a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore
Chartered Accountants and an Accredited Tax Practitioner of the Singapore Institute of
Accredited Tax Professionals. He is also a full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
In recognition of his community service, Mr Ang was conferred the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM or
Public Service Medal) in 2001.Member of the Audit CommitteeMember of the Nominating CommitteeMember of the Remuneration Committee
Ms. Ong Lay Huan
Ms Ong Lay Huan joined the Group in 1991 and heads the Group’s Contracts Department.
With more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry, she oversees key aspects of the Group’s construction operations, including all tender submissions, the management and review of project costs and budget, key materials procurement, and the award of contracts to sub-contractors. In addition, she also assists in progress reviews and implementation of workflow initiatives that seek to improve and fine-tune the Group’s work processes in accordance to new market trends and changes.
Ms Ong was appointed as Executive Director of the Board on 20 March 1999 and was last re-elected on 24 September 2010.
She holds a Diploma in Quantity Surveying from Singapore Polytechnic and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Ms. Ong Lay Koon
Ms Ong Lay Koon joined the Group in 1992, and heads the Group’s Finance and Human Resource Departments.
She is responsible for the organisation and management of the Group’s accounting, finance and corporate actions, as well as for all matters relating to human resource management within the Group. Together with her fellow executive directors and key executives, she is also involved in progress reviews and implementation of workflow initiatives for the purpose of improving and fine-tuning the Group’s work processes in accordance to new market trends and changes.
Ms Ong was appointed as Executive Director of the Board on 20 March 1999 and was last re-elected on 26 September 2011. She currently serves as a member on the Nominating, Audit and Remuneration Committees.
She holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.Member of the Audit CommitteeMember of the Nominating CommitteeMember of the Remuneration Committee