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Board of Directors

Leadership & Governance

Dato’ Low

Dato’ Low Kok Wah
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Low is the Chairman and CEO of VHQ responsible for charting and executing growth plans for the international VHQ network. Mr. Low has been with Yellow River Network, VHQ’s parent company, since 1991. Subsequently, he was appointed as the general manager of VHQ in 1997. In 2001, Mr Low became the controlling stakeholder of VHQ through an MBO.

Prior to VHQ, Mr Low worked as a Senior Credit Analyst in American Express International, Inc. Mr Low holds a Bachelor of Law from University of London.

Mikki Ho

Mikki Ho
Director
Mikki Ho joined VHQ in 1993 as the Executive Secretary to the Chairman. Over the years, she was exposed to many facets of the business, including finance, administration and HR. By 2001, she was the Head of Administration and HR as well as the Credit Controller of the various VHQ companies, Mikki was part of the management team involved in the successful MBO of the VHQ companies in 2001 and became its shareholder and Director, with Administration and HR portfolio. She is also part of the Corporate Team in VHQ, involved in the restructuring exercise prior to VHQ’s Series A fundraising in 2014 and throughout the entire process leading to its eventual IPO in 2015.

Mikki is a Singaporean.

Kelvin Low

Kelvin Low
Director

Kelvin began his career with VHQ Singapore in 2002 as Producer and Project Manager. He played a key role in setting up the operations at a brand-new facility housed at the Atrium to service MTV and Nickelodeon Asia. In 2008, Kelvin was appointed Country Head for VHQ Vietnam , located in Ho Chi Minh City where he successfully built and managed an in-house studio and launched a VHQ-owned cable channel named E:Sports Channel, carried by HTVC Vietnam.

Kelvin was posted to VHQ Indonesia as its Country Head in 2011 and appointed to his current positon in 2015. Prior to joining VHQ, Kelvin was with the Police force in Singapore. He was also previously a Sales Engineer with a hardware infrastructure solutions provider, servicing the tertiary education market in Singapore.

Kelvin is a Malaysian with permanent residency in Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Data Communications from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Ashley Boey

Ashley Boey
Chief Financial Officer of VHQ Media Holdings LTD
Director Of Representative Of Kingsway DMR Holdings Limited

Ashley joined VHQ as Finance Manager in 2012. She became VHQ Media’s Financial Controller in 2014 and subsequently she was promoted to her current position in 2016. Ashley oversees all aspects of VHQ’s finance, accounting and treasury department, where she is responsible for financial planning, budgeting, audit and reporting. She also played a key role VHQ Media’s Series A fund raising exercise in 2014 and in the run-up to its eventual IPO in 2015. Prior to joining VHQ, Ashley worked as a Producer for a leading film production company in Malaysia where she produced advertising commercials for many established FMCG and telecommunications brands, before moving on to becoming Senior Finance Manager in Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia (a WPP Company).

Ashley is a Malaysian and holds a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Accounting & Finance from the University of Nottingham, UK.

Kenneth Wang

Kenneth Wang
Independent Director, Chairman of Remuneration Committee

Kenneth Wang is an independent Director and the Chairman of Remuneration Committee. Mr. Wang is currently the Chairman of DS Media Taiwan, he was an Independent Director of Mangrove Cable TV, Taiwan, and Vice president of HSBC Los Angeles.

Kenneth Wang holds a Master of Science in Business from California State University.

Ben Wu

Ben Wu
Independent Director

Mr. Shengbin Wu graduated from National Taiwan University with a degree in law. Mr. Wu specializes in corporate mergers and acquisitions, asset management and related legal advice. Mr. Wu was the Executive Vice President of the Asset Management Department at Prince Construction Co.

Currently, he is the chief legal advisor of Feng Ya International Leasing Co., mainly provide professional consulting services for financial credit leasing and real estate related business.

Benny Soh

Benny Soh
INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR, CHAIRMAN OF AUDIT COMMITTEE

Benny is a lawyer by profession. He obtained his law degree at Bond University, Australia. He is a senior partner of a medium-sized firm of approximately 50 lawyers and is currently managing branch offices of Manjit Singh Sachdev Mohammad Radzi & Partners in Subang Jaya. Assisted by his partners, legal assistants and well trained supporting staff, Benny specialises in corporate law, conveyancing, intellectual property, litigation, banking and consultancy work.

He is also a Registered Trademark Agent and an Associate with The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CiArb). He sits as a member of the Board of Governors of Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) and is also the Chairman of the Appeals Board for IUKL. Currently a member of the management of The Outward Bound School, Malaysia, a non-profitable organisation, Benny holds various directorship as a member of the Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur, Di-Raja., a charitable organisation. He also holds various non-executive directorships and positions in companies both public and private in Malaysia and in the Asia Pacific region.

Executive Management

Leadership & Governance

Dato’ Low

Dato’ Low Kok Wah
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Low is the Chairman and CEO of VHQ responsible for charting and executing growth plans for the international VHQ network. Mr. Low has been with Yellow River Network, VHQ’s parent company, since 1991. Subsequently, he was appointed as the general manager of VHQ in 1997. In 2001, Mr Low became the controlling stakeholder of VHQ through an MBO.

Prior to VHQ, Mr Low worked as a Senior Credit Analyst in American Express International, Inc. Mr Low holds a Bachelor of Law from University of London.

Kelvin Low

Kelvin
Senior VP, Country Head, China

Kelvin began his career with VHQ Singapore in 2002 as Producer and Project Manager. He played a key role in setting up the operations at a brand-new facility housed at the Atrium to service MTV and Nickelodeon Asia.

In 2008, Kelvin was appointed Country Head for VHQ Vietnam, located in Ho Chi Minh City where he successfully built and managed an in-house studio and launched a VHQ-owned cable channel named E:Sports Channel, carried by HTVC Vietnam. Kelvin was posted to VHQ Indonesia as its Country Head in 2011 and appointed to his current positon in 2015. Prior to joining VHQ, Kelvin was with the Police force in Singapore. He was also previously a Sales Engineer with a hardware infrastructure solutions provider, servicing the tertiary education market in Singapore.

Kelvin is a Malaysian with permanent residency in Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Data Communications from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Mikki Ho

Mikki Ho
Group Administrator

Mikki Ho joined VHQ in 1993 as the Executive Secretary to the Chairman. Over the years, she was exposed to many facets of the business, including finance, administration and HR. By 2001, she was the Head of Administration and HR as well as the Credit Controller of the various VHQ companies, Mikki was part of the management team involved in the successful MBO of the VHQ companies in 2001 and became its shareholder and Director, with Administration and HR portfolio. She is also part of the Corporate Team in VHQ, involved in the restructuring exercise prior to VHQ’s Series A fundraising in 2014 and throughout the entire process leading to its eventual IPO in 2015.
Mikki is a Singaporean.

Ashley Boey

Ashley Boey
Chief Financial Officer of VHQ Media Holdings LTD
Director Of Representative Of Kingsway DMR Holdings Limited

Ashley joined VHQ as Finance Manager in 2012. She became VHQ Media’s Financial Controller in 2014 and subsequently she was promoted to her current position in 2016. Ashley oversees all aspects of VHQ’s finance, accounting and treasury department, where she is responsible for financial planning, budgeting, audit and reporting. She also played a key role VHQ Media’s Series A fund raising exercise in 2014 and in the run-up to its eventual IPO in 2015. Prior to joining VHQ, Ashley worked as a Producer for a leading film production company in Malaysia where she produced advertising commercials for many established FMCG and telecommunications brands, before moving on to becoming Senior Finance Manager in Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia (a WPP Company).

Ashley is a Malaysian and holds a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Accounting & Finance from the University of Nottingham, UK.

Ben Yang

Ben Yang
VP, Assistant Country Head, China

Ben joined VHQ Singapore in 2010 as the Executive Producer for Greater China. In 2013, when VHQ China opened its doors, he was tasked with being the Head of Production and in 2015, promoted to his current position. Prior to joining VHQ, Ben spent 8 years as a CG Lighting Artist and Visual Effects Supervisor in New Zealand, working on animated feature films for the Hollywood and the European markets. Ben puts to good use his broad experience in film production, budgetary preparations, operations, resource management and wide industry contacts. In a career spanning 14 years, Ben has worked with the notable and acclaimed Film Directors from the US, Europe and China such as Tony Bancroft, Frank Yablans, Jean Jacques Annaud, Lu Chuan and Guo Jingming.

Ben is a New Zealand national, a Certified Autodesk Expert and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree, majoring in Information System from Massey University, New Zealand.

Kenn Tan

Kenn Tan
VP, Director of Business, China

Kenn’s forte is Sales and Marketing. In his present position, Kenn is responsible for business development, pre and post sales management and handling of key accounts in Greater China. He joined VHQ in 2003 as Vice President of New Media, where he spearheaded the development and subsequent licensing of content to Starhub in Singapore. Kenn also played a leading role in securing corporate sponsorships and advertising for VHQ’s cable channel, E:Sports, in Vietnam. In 2010, Kenn was posted to China and tasked with the development of VHQ’s business in that market. Prior to joining VHQ, Kenn was the Managing Director of Computer Associates Malaysia (CA), a major software and solutions provider and a Fortune 500, NYSE-listed company. He was also the General Manager of Patimas Bhd, a leading KLSE-listed software solutions provider and General Manager at Maxis, Malaysia’s largest telecommunications company, listed on the KLSE.

Kenn is a Malaysian and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the National University of Malaysia.

Billy Fong

Billy Fong
VP, Chief Technology Officer, Director of Operations, Singapore

Billy joined VHQ Singapore as an Engineer in 2001. In his present position, he is in charge of all equipment and software acquisitions. In 2003, he played a key role in setting up VHQ @Atrium, an MTV and Nickelodeon-dedicated facility in Singapore. Since then, he has gone on to lead the relocation and establishment of new facilities in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and China. For the past 7 years, Billy also has been leading the production of VHQ-sponsored content for Singapore’s national day celebrations. In addition, he has also been involved in producing advertising commercials and headed logistical planning and executions for content production. Prior to joining VHQ, he was a Sales Engineer with a supplier to the telecommunications companies in Singapore.

Billy is a Singaporean and he holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

William Woo

William Woo
VP, Executive Creative Director, China

William is primarily responsible for setting high creative standards for VHQ China, focusing on advertising and short form work. He plays a key role in the recruitment of talents, both within and ex-China. William joined VHQ Malaysia in 2002 as Visual Effects Supervisor. Having built up a formidable creative team in Malaysia, William was promoted to become Creative Director of VHQ Singapore in 2005, where he spearheaded VHQ’s creative work for leading clients such as DLKW Lowe London, Lowe Singapore and Artek Partnership Jakarta, wining multiple regional and international awards along the way. He was then promoted to Executive Creative Director of VHQ China in in 2015. Prior to joining VHQ, William was a Producer, Offline Editor, and Visual Effects Supervisor at a leading film production company in Malaysia.

William is a Malaysian with permanent residency in Singapore and he holds a Diploma in Audio Engineering, from the School of Audio Engineering, Malaysia.