Mr Sidney Chew, the Group's Executive Chairman and Managing Director, is one of the founders of Megachem. He was appointed as the Managing Director of the Group on 9 November 2005. As Executive Chairman, he leads the Board in setting Megachem's vision and strategic direction. In his executive functions, he assumes primary responsibility for managing the Group's operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Business Administration, from the University of Guelph. He has many years of experience in the chemical industry. Prior to this, he was a director with a chemical company where he was responsible for product development, marketing and technical matters
Mr Jeffrey Tan is one of the founders of Megachem. As an Executive Director, he oversees the Group's operations in China as well as the implementation of the Group's business strategy. Mr Tan completed his "A" levels at Hwa Chong Junior College. His experience in the chemical industry started since 1988 with the founding of Megachem. Mr Tan is also a Honorary Council Member of the Singapore-China Business Association.
Mr Chan Kam Loon was appointed to the Board on 28 September 2007 as an Independent Director and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He was subsequently appointed as Lead Independent Director on 21 February 2011. He holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has many years of experience in accounting and audit with KPMG London and PWC Singapore, investment banking with Morgan Grenfell Asia Ltd and HG Asia Securities Ltd and was a director of investments at Suez Asia Holdings. Mr Chan was head of the Listings Function of Markets Group at the Singapore Exchange for 3 years. He also serves as an independent director of three other SGX listed companies.
Mr Lee Bon Leong was appointed to the Board on 5 September 2003 as an Independent Director. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and a Masters of Law from the National University of Singapore. A practising lawyer with many years of experience in corporate and conveyancing law, Mr Lee is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committee. Mr Lee is the Senior Partner of Lee Bon Leong & Co. He is a Justice of the Peace and was a member of the Panel for the Disciplinary Committee of Enquiry Public Service Commission. Mr Lee is the Vice-Chairman and Trustee of the Inmates' Families Support Fund and a member of the Institutional Discipline Advisory/Review Committee (IDAC/IDRC). He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Home Detention Advisory Committee 2. He is also serving as an independent director in two other SGX listed companies.
Dr Tay Kin Bee was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2013 and serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree, a Master's degree in Accounting and Finance as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (1st Class Honours). He has vast experience in the chemical industry, having served as the Managing Director and CEO of a specialty chemical distribution company for several years in Malaysia and Singapore. Dr Tay had also made significant contribution to the chemical industry, sharing his knowledge and expertise in various committees. Currently he is the Chairman of Singapore Chemical Industry Council, Deputy Chairman of the Chemical Standards Committee (Singapore Standards Council) and Deputy Chairman of the Workplace, Safety & Health (Chemical Industries) Committee (Ministry of Manpower). He is also a director of SPCI Pte Ltd, a chemical manufacturer of sulphur-based products.