Chong Weng Hoe
CEO, TÜV SÜD PSB Pte. Ltd.
Mr. Chong Weng Hoe was appointed CEO of TÜV SÜD PSB on 1 January 2008. He is currently board member and leader of TÜV SÜD PSB's operations in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
He first joined the company as engineer in 1991 when it was still the Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (SISIR). Prior to the acquisition of PSB Corporation by the TÜV SÜD Group in 2006, Mr. Chong was Senior Vice President of PSB Corporation from 2002 to 2006.
When he was Senior Vice President, Mr. Chong was responsible for the corporation's testing and certification operations in the fields of electrical and electronics, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and telecoms, chemical and materials. During that period, he expanded the company's operations in Asia by setting up sales offices and test laboratories in China (Shanghai & Guangzhou), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Philippines (Manila, Davao), Taiwan (Taipei), Thailand (Bangkok) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City).
Previously one of the Singapore representatives for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Telecommunication Working Group (TEL), Mr. Chong had worked with other representatives to discuss issues on Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA). He is also a member of the Singapore National Council for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), Consumer Product Safety Advisory Committee (CPSAC), Singapore Green Building Council (EE Taskforce) and leader of the task force under Singapore - Thailand Economic Relationship (STEER).
Mr. Chong holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electrical and Electronics) with second-class upper honors from the National University of Singapore as well as a Master of Business Administration (Accounting) from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Chong Kam Tuck
Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, Asean
Mr. Chong Kam Tuck has been appointed Executive Vice President, Asean on 1 September 2012. In this capacity, he oversees the Corporate Services function for TÜV SÜD PSB’s operations in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He was formerly Deputy Chief Executive Officer of TÜV SÜD PSB in Singapore since 1 January 2008.
Prior to the acquisition of PSB Corporation by the TÜV SÜD Group, Mr. Chong was Senior Vice President of PSB Corporation. He was responsible for the strategic management of the corporation’s corporate services. He played critical roles in the merger of then Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (SISIR) and the National Productivity Board (NPB) in 1995, corporatization of PSB Corporation in 2001 and subsequently the divestment of PSB Corporation to TÜV SÜD Group in 2006.
Before his time in TÜV SÜD PSB, Mr. Chong was Divisional Director, Administration, Finance and Incentives Divisions of Singapore Productivity and Standards Board. Mr. Chong also spent 10 years in the Public Works Department and several ministries before joining SISIR in 1993.
Mr. Chong holds a Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Chief Operating Officer, Asean
Mr. Richard Hong has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of TÜV SÜD PSB on 1 September 2012. In this new capacity, he oversees TÜV SÜD PSB’s businesses and operations in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He concurrently also manages the Industry Service, Real Estate & Certification divisions of TÜV SÜD PSB.
With over 10 years of experience in product certification and international compliance management for information technology equipment, home appliances, wireless products and audio-visual (AV) products, Mr. Hong is a much sought after speaker at international conferences and seminars and is also the key representative of TÜV SÜD PSB in international arenas.
He is responsible for the planning and formulating of international, strategic partnerships for the company including China Quality Centre (CQC), Japan Quality Assurance (JQA), Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (HKSTC), ASTA-BEAB (UK) etc.
As the expert advisor and appointed member of IE Singapore’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Panel of Advisors, Mr. Hong assists Singapore-based enterprises in their internationalization efforts to well-utilize Singapore’s vast network of FTAs.
Mr. Hong was formerly CEO of Sibercert Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of PSB Corporation. He was instrumental in the establishment and management of the entire subsidiary.
Mr. Hong holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and Master of Science (Industrial & Systems Engineering) from National University of Singapore.
Senior Vice President, Product Service, TÜV SÜD PSB Pte. Ltd.
Mr. David Lau is currently the Senior Vice President, Product Service of TÜV SÜD PSB. He currently oversees TÜV SÜD PSB's Product Service operations in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
With over 19 years of experience in the management and development of mechanical testing capabilities, Mr. Lau has designed numerous large-scale testing facilities to test performances of heat pumps, chillers, air conditioners etc. He also has experience in designing big-budget computer control and data acquisition systems, test facilities for facades, fire door, scaffolding, ventilation and hydroponics systems.
Prior to the acquisition of PSB Corporation by the TÜV SÜD Group in 2006, Mr. Lau was instrumental in helping the corporation achieve SAC-SINGLAS accreditation, the establishment of PSB Corporation's Fire Test Lab and penetration of new overseas markets such as Thailand, Hong Kong and China. He first joined the company as engineer in 1989 when the corporation was still the Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (SISIR).
Mr Lau holds a Bachelor & Master of Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Buffalo, New York, USA where he majored in Thermal & Fluid Mechanics. To date, Mr Lau has published 6 Technical Papers in international journals and conferences.
Wu Tek Ming
Senior Vice President, Management Service, TÜV SÜD PSB Pte. Ltd.
Mr. Wu Tek Ming is currently the Senior Vice President, Management Service of TÜV SÜD PSB. He oversees TÜV SÜD PSB's Management Service operations in the ASEAN region including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
With over 20 years of experience in project & operations management in quality system implementation and customer training, Mr. Wu was formerly the Chairman of the Singapore Quality Award (SQA) Coordinating Committee where he championed the development of SQA framework and assessors. He was also a former Board Member of the International Certification Network (IQNet) and is currently an advisory committee member of the School of Engineering, Temasek Polytechnic.
Previously the CEO of PSB Certification Pte Ltd before it was acquired by TÜV SÜD Group in 2006, Mr. Wu was wholly responsible for the company's company auditing and certification business.
Mr. Wu holds a Bachelor of Science (Electrical & Electronics) with second-class upper honors from the University of Surrey where he majored in semiconductor and wafer fabrication. He also received his Master of Business Administration from the same university and later a Master in Safety, Health and Environment Technology from the National University of Singapore.
Professionally, Mr. Wu is a Fellow of Institute of Quality Assurance (UK) and a Senior Member of American Quality Society.
General Manager, TÜV SÜD PSB Thailand
Mr. Sean Boey was appointed General Manager of TÜV SÜD PSB Thailand in January 2007. He currently oversees TÜV SÜD PSB's entire operations in Thailand.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Boey was General Manager of PSB Test (Thailand) Co., Ltd since 2002, where he was responsible for the establishment and management of the company. He was elected to the Singapore- Thai Chambers of Commerce as one of the Directors of Board in April 2003.
Mr. Boey kicked off his career in 1989 as a Service Engineer at Exploration Logging Incorporated and spent much time working in other countries in Asia Pacific such as Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan and Thailand.
He joined the company in 1991 as Test Officer, Electromagnetic Capability (EMC) Test Centre, where he received the "Outstanding Achievement Award" in 1994 for his impressive contributions. Subsequently he was Accounts Manager, Testing Group and in 2001, he worked with the Thai authorities to set up PSB Corporation's first testing business outside Singapore.
Mr. Boey holds an EMBA in Management of Technology and International Business from the Asian Institute of Technology, Singapore. He also received a Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and a Diploma in International Business from Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Ngee Ann Polytechnic- Export Institute of Singapore respectively. He also has a Diploma in Business Administration from the Association of Business Executives, UK.
Chia Jen Wen
General Manager, TÜV SÜD PSB Malaysia & Philippines
Mr. Chia Jen Wen was appointed General Manager of TÜV SÜD PSB Malaysia in June 2008. He currently oversees TÜV SÜD PSB's entire operations in Malaysia and Philippines.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Chia was Deputy General Manager of TÜV SÜD PSB Malaysia since 2007. He kicked off his career with Accenture Kuala Lumpur as IT Analyst where he specialized in IT software such as Java, Oracle Financial and SAP HR. He later joined TxM Services Sdn Bhd as marketing manager where he was instrumental in the planning and execution of business strategies to achieve revenue growth. Chia was also a SAP HR Consultant with ARINSO International where his responsibilities lie in planning, implementation and client servicing of key HR projects.
Chia Jen Wen holds a Bachelor Degree (2 nd Upper Class) in Engineering, where he specialized in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.