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Founder, Executive Chairman and Executive Director
Melvin Ang is the Founder, Executive Chairman and Executive Director of mm2 Asia, responsible for supervising the overall business operations and management of the Group, as well as business planning and providing executive leadership and supervision to the Group's Senior Management team. Mr Ang graduated from Macquarie University with an MBA in 1996. In August 1997, he was employed by the Television Corporation of Singapore as Vice President, Business Development. Between March 2000 and October 2000, he was appointed as the Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer and Group Executive Vice President of novaSPRINT Pte Ltd. Mr Ang was subsequently employed by SPH MediaWorks Ltd as its Chief Operating Officer of its Media Business Group between November 2000 and April 2003.
Between July 2003 and March 2007, Mr Ang was employed as Managing Director of MediaCorp Studios. Before setting up mm2 Malaysia and mm2 Singapore in January 2009, he served as Media Prima Berhad’s (“Media Prima”) Executive Advisor between July 2007 and December 2008.
Tan Liang Pheng
Lead Independent Director
Tan Liang Pheng is our Group’s Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He worked for 35 years in two multinational corporations, responsible for their accounting, treasury and financial functions, and later sat on the Board of Directors of Tetra Pak Group of Companies in Singapore. In 2009, Mr Tan was appointed General Manager of Iviria Pte Ltd. and was subsequently promoted to Executive Director in 2010. Mr Tan served as Executive Director of Iviria Pte. Ltd. until November 2012.
Mr Tan was admitted as a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) in 2003. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore.
Jack Chia is an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Chia currently runs his own investment advisory firm, Jack Capital Solutions Pte Ltd, which he set up in June 2005, after spending twenty years in both the private and public sectors, substantially in Japan and China. Mr Chia was Senior Director, International Enterprise Singapore (the former Trade Development Board) covering China operations from Shanghai. He was also with Singapore Technologies, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation as well as Arthur Andersen in marketing, asset management and consulting capacities respectively.
Mr Chia graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Accountancy and from the International University of Japan with a Master of Arts in International Relations. He is qualified as a Certified Public Accountant and has also completed the General Manager Program at Harvard Business School.
Thomas Lei is an Independent Director and the Chairman of the Nominating Committee. He was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1989 and has been in active practice ever since, primarily advising on commercial law and litigation matters. Mr Lei is currently a partner of Lawrence Chua & Partners, a law firm based in Singapore. Mr Lei started his career at Chor Pee & Co (later Chor Pee and Partners) and subsequently joined the firm of Engelin Teh & Partners in April 2000.
Mr Lei read law at the National University of Singapore where he obtained a LL.B. and is a member of the Law Society of Singapore.
Terry Mak is a Non-Executive Director. He is the founder and senior consultant of Media Station Ltd which provides consultancy services to broadcasting and satellite television clients. In 1991, he joined TVB International Ltd as Divisional Manager (Southeast Asia) and, in 2001, was promoted to Assistant General Manager to develop its worldwide content distribution network. After working at TVB for 14 years, Mr Mak left TVB in 2005, to work for Celestial Pictures Ltd, as its Executive Vice President, where he was responsible for managing Celestial’s overseas movie distribution and movie channel business. Mr Mak held the position of Chief Operating Officer at MyChinaChannel Pte. Ltd. between 1 June 2012 and 31 July 2014.
He graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry in 1979 and from University of Connecticut in 1981 with an MBA.
Dennis Chia is a Non-Executive Director appointed to the Board on 1 September 2017. Presently Chief Financial Officer Officer of StarHub Ltd., Mr Chia was previously the Senior Vice President and CFO of STATS ChipPAC (Worldwide), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor packaging and test services. Prior to that role, he was with Lear Corporation for over seven years as its Vice President of Finance, Asia Pacific Operations (APO), where he oversaw 400 regional finance staff in 30 manufacturing and administrative locations across Asia. Previously, he was the CFO of Behringer Corporation and Frontline Technologies Corporation, leading their successful listings on the Singapore Exchange.
Mr Chia, a Chartered Accountant, has a Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Hull, United Kingdom.