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Samuel Lim Syn Soo
Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  Mr. Samuel Lim is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and was appointed to the Board since its inception, on 9 March 1978. Mr. Lim is also the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KESM Industries Berhad, a company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Mr. Lim sits on the Boards of all the companies in the Sunright Group. By his vision and directions, he led the Company to become the world’s largest independent burn-in and testing services provider for the major manufacturers in the semiconductor industry.

Mr. Lim has more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronics industry. After graduating with a Diploma in Industrial Engineering (Canada), he began his industrial engineering career in 1972 with a US-based semiconductor firm in Singapore. In 1976, he was appointed as International Sales and Marketing Manager by a US-based company producing printed circuit board and liquid crystal displays for the electronic consumer market before co-founding the Company in 1978. Mr. Lim received 3 patents in recognition for his inventions in various solutions involving “Burn-in and test”.
 
         
 
Kenneth Tan Teoh Khoon
Executive Director
  Mr. Kenneth Tan was appointed to the Board on 12 January 1994. He is responsible for the strategic direction and new business initiatives of some of the Sunright Group companies, contract negotiations and the management of the Group’s financial, corporate and investor relations.

Prior to joining the Company in 1987, he worked in an international accounting firm, a major property group in Singapore and subsequently in a diversified multinational group in the manufacturing and packaging industries.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore and was a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, United Kingdom. Mr. Tan has been admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore.

He is also an Executive Director of KESM Industries Berhad and also sits on the Boards of all the companies in the Group as well as several other private limited companies.
 
         
 
Lim Mee Ing
Non Independent Non-Executive Director
  Ms. Lim Mee Ing was appointed to the Board on 20 February 1990. She is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

She holds a Diploma from the Institute of Bankers, and has more than 18 years of working experience in the banking profession before her retirement in 1990.

Ms. Lim was employed by the Singapore Branch of Barclays Bank PLC from September 1973 to March 1990 in various senior positions. Prior to her exit, she was responsible for marketing and managing the operations of its global securities and custodian services. She was also a Director of Barclays Bank (S) Nominees Pte Ltd and a member of the Committee on Securities Industry of the Association of Banks in Singapore.

Ms. Lim is currently a Non-Executive Director of KESM Industries Berhad and also sits on the Boards of several other private limited companies in China and Singapore.
 
         
 
Francis Lee Choon Hui
Independent Non-Executive Director
  Mr. Francis Lee joined the Board on 18 January 1994, as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Mr Lee read Law in Inner Temple, London and was admitted to the English Bar as a Barrister-At-Law, and to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor, in 1970. He was a senior corporate lawyer, whose principal areas of practice were in corporate law, civil litigation and general commercial practice.

In 1992, Mr Lee retired from full-time legal practice to found Corporate Ventures Group, a consultancy firm for mergers and acquisitions, of which he is the Chairman. He is also currently serving as a General Counsel/Group Consultant, to Philip Capital Pte Ltd, with which the Corporate Ventures Group has a strategic alliance, for mergers and acquisitions work.

He also sits on the Boards of three other listed companies, namely SP Chemicals Ltd, JEL Corporation (Holdings) Ltd and SSH Corporation Ltd.
 
         
 
Timothy Brooks Smith
Independent Non-Executive Director
  Mr. Timothy Brooks Smith joined the Board on 18 January 1994. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Mr. Smith obtained a Bachelor of Science (Electrical & Electronics) in 1965 and then a Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) in 1969 from the Southern Methodist University in the United States of America.

He has over 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He had spent over 21 years at Texas Instruments (“TI”) and was credited for the invention of TI’s Low Power Schottky Product Line and BiFET OP AMP. His last held position in TI was as a Senior Vice President of the Semiconductor Group, with worldwide profit and loss responsibility for its Memory, MOS Logic and DSP businesses. Reporting to Mr. Smith were TI plants in Singapore, Taiwan, the Philippines and Houston. He managed TI’s semiconductor wafer fabrication units in Dallas, Lubbock and Houston; was chairman of its wafer fabrication council; managed the annual capital expenditure budget for multiple wafer fabrication, assembly and test operations and the annual research and development budget for process technology and product development for the businesses under his management. Mr. Smith was the Semiconductor Group representative to the corporate capital subcommittee of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Wafer Fabrication Council, responsible for the capital roadmap for 27 wafer fabrication units, worldwide. He was also responsible for the included income statement, balance sheet and cash flow of TI’s worldwide Memory, MOS Logic and DSP businesses.

Mr. Smith is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avazzia, Inc, a corporation he founded in 2004 to develop, manufacture and sell electronic medical devices. He also sits on the Boards of several private limited companies in the United States of America.