▼ Leadership
     ● Board of Directors
     ● Management Team
 
 

 
Leadership
     
         
 

Board of Directors

     
         
 
Pedro has served as Chairman and Independent Director of our Company since 6 June 2001 and 12 June 2001 respectively. President of MGS Mata Global Solutions, Pedro is a senior advisor to Quad-C (a USA-based private equity fund) and the CEO of Classic Party Rentals. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Classic Party Rentals is the leading US party and event rental company. Pedro has served in several not-for-profit organizations including Trustee and Chairman of Zamorano University and Director of TransFair USA (Fair trade organization).

For 29 years, Pedro served W.R. Grace & Co. as President and CEO of several divisions, including serving for 6 years as Chief Executive Officer of Grace Cocoa. Grace Cocoa was the world’s largest and premier supplier of cocoa ingredients to the confectionery, dairy, bakery and beverage industries.

Pedro is Chairman of our Nominating Committee and member of our Audit, Remuneration, Risk Management and Market Sustainability & Strategy Committees.
 


Mr Pedro Mata-Bruckmann
Independent Director
 
         

         
 

Davinder was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Delfi Limited on 12 June 2001. Davinder is the Executive Chairman of Drew & Napier LLC and has been a practising lawyer for over 30 years. Davinder’s practice covers areas such as banking and corporate litigation, civil and commercial litigation, intellectual property, defamation, trust, tort and negligence. Davinder has also been appointed as an arbitrator and is an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. In 1997, Davinder was appointed as Senior Counsel.

Davinder is a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committees.
 

Mr Davinder Singh
Non-Executive Director

 
         

         
 

Mike was appointed as an Independent Director of our company on 6 May 2005. Mike has over 35 years of business experience in the investment and finance industries with over 25 of those years being spent in Asia. He is the co-founder of AIM-listed Myanmar Investments International Limited. Between 1990 and 2000 he was with CLSA, most latterly as Managing Director of Credit Lyonnais (Singapore) Merchant Bankers Pte Ltd, where he was responsible for both investment banking and private equity. From 2001 to 2004 he was a director of the Singapore private equity investment arm of Prudential Plc and most latterly as a Director of PPM Ventures (Singapore) Pte Ltd. Between 2004 and 2013 he was the CFO for a global shipping group, the Epic Shipping Group.

Mike is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

He is the Chairman of our Audit Committee as well as our Risk Management Committee and a member of our Nominating Committee.

 

Michael Dean
Independent Director

 
         

         
 

In 1984, John established the company and was appointed to our Board at that time. John has over 30 years experience in the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries and he constantly visits the operations around the globe that make up Petra Foods, coordinating the actions and activities that deliver our growth. John was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 5 November 2004.

John is a member of our Nominating, Risk Management and Market Sustainability & Strategy Committees.
 

John Chuang Tiong Choon
Group Chief Executive Officer

 
         

         
 

Joseph was appointed to our Board on 2 March 1999 as an Executive Director. He has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions within the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries. Joseph is responsible for overseeing the overall management, business development and growth of our business in Indonesia.

Joseph is a member of our Executive Committee and Market Sustainability & Strategy Committee.
 

Joseph Chuang Tiong Liep
Group Chief Growth and Marketing Officer

 
         

         
 

William was appointed to our Board on 31 May 2001 as an Executive Director and has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions within the chocolate, confectionery and cocoa industries. William is responsible for driving the Group’s efforts and initiatives in potential joint ventures, partnerships and business development, and will also oversee the Group’s current joint ventures. William is a member of our Executive Committee.
 

William Chuang Tiong Kie
Business Development Director

 
         

         
 

Poh Tiong was appointed to our Board on 19 December 2011 as an Independent Director. Poh Tiong retired as CEO, Food and Beverage, of Fraser and Neave Limited in October 2011, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited from 1993 to 2008. Poh Tiong is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Yunnan Yulinquan Liquor Company and Time Publishing Ltd. He is also a Director, Advisor and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Fraser and Neave Limited, a Director at The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, Raffles Medical Group Ltd, SATS Ltd and United Engineers Limited. He is also the Chairman of both the National Kidney Foundation and the Singapore Kindness Movement.

Poh Tiong was the Non-Executive and Non-Independent Chairman and Senior Advisor of Ezra Holdings Limited and Chairman of the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority and a Director at Wildlife Reserves Singapore Pte Ltd, Jurong Bird Park Pte Ltd and Media Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd.

Poh Tiong also holds directorships at Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited, Fraser and Neave Limited, National Kidney Foundation, Raffles Medical Group Ltd,SATS Ltd, Singapore Kindness Movement, The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, Times Publishing Limited,United Engineers Limited, Yunnan Yulinquan Liquor Company Limited.

Poh Tiong is the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee and a member of our Audit, Nominating, Risk Management and Market Sustainability & Strategy Committees.
 

Mr Koh Poh Tiong
("Poh Tiong")
Independent Director

 
         
 

         
 

Nandu was appointed as an independent director of our company on 3rd January 2017. He has 35 years of global experience in leadership roles across a diverse set of environments across both emerging and developed global markets. Nandu was an executive board member of Nestlé S.A from 2010 to 2015, responsible before his retirement for Asia, Oceania and Africa, and earlier as the global CEO for Nestlé Nutrition, in charge of markets all over the world including the USA, Europe and Latam.

Nandu is currently an Executive Fellow at the London Business School.

Nandu also holds directorships at Blippar.com Ltd, Tiserin Capital Management, I & N Developmental Investments Ltd.

Nandu is Chairman of our Market Sustainability & Strategy Committee and a member of our Remuneration and Nominating Committees.
 

Doreswamy Nandkishore
("Nandu")
Independent Director