Board of Directors
Mr. Michio Tanamoto
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Michio Tanamoto was appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Uni-Asia Holdings Limited in April 2014 and concurrently Chairman of Management Committee and Reviewing Committee. He is one of the founders who established the Company in 1997 and has been a Director since then. He has over 34 years of experience in financial sector based in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. In 1980, Mr Tanamoto joined The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. and was a senior manager of Takugin International (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong, the offshore merchant banking arm of The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. between 1988 and 1993. Following which, Mr Tanamoto was a deputy general manager of the Singapore Branch of The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. from 1995 to 1997. Mr Tanamoto is also currently Managing Director of Uni-Asia Capital (Singapore) Limited and Chairman of Uni-Asia Capital (Japan) Ltd. He is also a Director of the Company's subsidiaries including Uni-Asia Finance Corporation (Japan), Uni Ships and Management Limited, Uni-Asia Shipping Limited, Uni-Asia Capital Company Limited and Vista Hotel Management. He obtained a bachelor's degree in law from Hitotsubashi University of Japan in 1980.
Mr. Masaki Fukumori
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Mr Masaki Fukumori was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Group on 30 April 2014 following the appointment as Executive Director in March 2012. Mr Fukumori joined our Group in August 1997 and acted as Head of our Structured Finance Department. He initiated the Maritime Investment Department in 2002. He has extensive experience in marketing and syndication in the banking industry specialising in the shipping and aviation sectors spanning over 30 years as well as ship investment and investment management. Between 1985 and 1993, he was a marketing manager at The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. After which, he was a senior marketing manager at Takugin International (Asia) Limited from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Fukumori is currently Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited and a director of Uni Ships and Management Limited, Uni-Asia Hotels Limited, and other ship owning companies in which the Company invests. Mr. Fukumori holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Yokohama National University obtained in 1985.
Mr. Lee Gee Aik
Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Lee Gee Aik was appointed as our Independent Director on 4 January 2016 and was appointed as Chairman of Audit Committee and Lead Independent Director on 29 April 2016. Mr. Lee is currently a practicing director of R Chan & Associates PAC, a Public Accounting Corporation in Singapore. He started his career as an auditor in KPMG Singapore in 1979 and was responsible for audit projects for various listed and non-listed companies and also involved in financial due diligence and internal control review assignments. Between 1986 and 1988, Mr. Lee was seconded to KPMG USA Executive Office and specialised in the areas of professional development and research work in audit and financial reporting. Mr. Lee was the regional controller of Omni Marco Polo Hotels, Singapore between 1993 and 1998 responsible for the financial and purchasing functions of the hotel as well as Omni Group’s hotel development projects in the region prior to him becoming a practising public accountant in 1998. Mr. Lee Gee Aik qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom in 1984. He obtained a Masters in Business Administration from The Henley Management College, United Kingdom in 2004. He is currently a Fellow with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He is also a Accredited Tax Advisor with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. He is the independent directors of a few companies listed on the Singapore Stocks Exchange and Catalist. He has been appointed by the Minister of Health to serve as Lay Person member of the Complaints Panel of the Singapore Pharmacy Council.
Mr. Ronnie Teo Heng Hock
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Teo was previously Managing Director of DBS Asset Management Ltd and General Manager of DBS Finance Limited. Mr Teo holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) degree in Economics from the University of Singapore.
Mr Teo is concurrently an independent director of Berger International Holdings Ltd and EnGro Corporation Limited
Mr. Rajan Menon
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Rajan Menon graduated from University of Singapore in 1971 with Bachelor of Laws (Honours). He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1973 and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Directors respectively. He is currently a Senior Partner with RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP. He was conferred the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat, PBM) by the President of the Republic of Singapore and the Friend of Labour Award by the National Trades Union Congress. He is a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of Berger International Limited. He is a member of the board of directors of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore) Limited, Special Olympics Asia Pacific Ltd, Tangreat Investments Pte Ltd, RHT Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd, RHT Capital Pte Ltd, RHT Academy Pte. Ltd, RHT ARC Comms & Relations Pte Ltd, RHT i-Assets Advisory Pte Ltd and RHT Lex Ultra Pte Ltd.
Mr. Wu Kuang-hui
Mr Wu Kuang-hui joined Evergreen Group in 1987 and has been Chief Financial Officer of Evergreen Group and Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd. since December 2010. His in-depth knowledge and well extensive experience in various finance positions help re-shape and thrive business support functions within Evergreen Group. He was engaged in Evergreen Group international hotel business including Hong Kong, Taichung, Bangkok, Paris and Penang. He was involved in container port business including Colon in Panama, Taranto in Italy, Vungtau in Vietnam and also Evergreen Sky Catering Corporation, Group Captive Reinsurance Company, and cross-border shipping M&A in Italia Marittima S.P.A. (formerly known as Lloyd Triestino Di Navigazion S.P.A.) in Italy from 1988 to 1999. Before joining Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd., he has been Chief Financial Officer of EVA Airways Corporation from 2002 to 2010. He has not been director of any other listed companies over the preceding three years. Mr. Wu received a MBA under National Sun Yat-Sen University in1987 and a bachelor degree from Tunghai University in 1983.