Check Kian Low
Mr. Low was one of the founding partners and has served as a director of NewSmith Capital Partners LLP, an independent partnership providing corporate finance advice and investment management services, for which he manages the Asia Pacific offices, since 2003. 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 Vice-President 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 Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”), where he also serves on the corporate governance & nominations, finance & investment, and executive resources & compensation committees. He also serves as a trustee of the Singapore London School of Economics Trust and the Nanyang Technological University. Mr. Low previously served as a director of Neptune Orient Lines Limited from April 2011 to June 2016, a public company listed on the SGX-ST. Mr. Low’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his considerable executive management, global business and financial and investment experience, as well as his public company board and committee experience.