Check Kian Low
Mr. Low, age 57, was one of the founding partners and a director of NewSmith Capital Partners LLP (“NewSmith”), an independent partnership providing corporate finance advice and investment management services, for which he manages the Asia Pacific offices. He is also an owner, and has served as a director of, Cluny Capital Limited (BVI) since February 2007. Prior to founding NewSmith in 2003, Mr. Low served as Senior VicePresident and Member of the Executive Management Committee of Merrill Lynch & Co., as well as its Chairman for the Asia Pacific Region, where he held various positions since the start of his employment with that firm in October 1995. Mr. Low serves as the lead independent director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, a public company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He also serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies and is a trustee of the Singapore London School of Economics Trust and the Nanyang Technological University. Mr. Low previously served as a director of the following public, Singapore listed companies: Neptune Orient Lines Limited from April 2011 to June 2016, Fibrechem Technologies Limited from January 2005 to September 2012 and Singapore Exchange Limited from July 2000 to October 2011. Mr. Low’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his considerable public company directorial experience with Singaporebased companies, as well as his considerable executive management and financial and investment experience.