Tan is responsible for the Group’s financial operations having joined the Group in 2015. He brings over 25 years of industry related experience which includes financial management, accounting, tax planning and related corporate matters. He has seven years of experience in audit and tax practices. He has served various Malaysian public listed companies – managing projects exceeding RM5 billion with more than 1,000 acres of township development in Rasah, Seremban, in the state of Negeri Sembilan in Malaysia. He has overseen the successful completion of a 12-acre shopping complex in Johor Bahru, in the state of Johor, Malaysia as well as a 400-room hotel development in Kuala Lumpur. He has also managed an oil palm plantation project in Indonesia. During 2000-2006, Tan was involved in various corporate matters and debt restructuring exercises for local companies. He was the General Manager of a financial consultancy firm from 2006-2015 – advising small and medium industry companies on financial management, value creation and other corporate matters.
Swati Sud is a qualified Company Secretary and holds Master’s in business administration with dual specialization in Finance and Marketing. She has a total experience of eight years in different fields such as Textile, Telecom & Media.
In her last stint in telecom and textile sector gave her exposure in handling dual yet related domain of Legal & Finance. She played a key contributor role in ensuring efficient administration and execution of the projects assigned particularly to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. With active involvement in company audits, she was the direct interface between the organization and the auditors. Another critical aspect of her role was to prepare proposals on behalf of the company to raise finance for the expansion and upgradation project and dealing directly with numerous banks & respective authorities.
Swati Sud brings legal, secretarial, compliance and governance expertise to the Group. She was actively involved in the listing journey for Circle International Holdings Limited on National Stock Exchange of Australia in the year 2017. She has witnessed the company going through various phases of acquisition, restructuring, listing, incorporation in different jurisdiction and exposure to various compliance and regulations. She is also the internal share registrar for the listed entity and looks after all the issues and grievances for the shareholders.
Chan was appointed as Chief Product Officer in 2012, which encompasses the role of Managing Editor. Chan oversees content direction and content creation activities for the Group, its Business Circle mobile app and supervises the editorial team across the region. He is instrumental in affiliating the Group to international media such as China Sin Hua News Agency and Agence France-Presse (AFP) News Agency. Prior to joining the Group, Chan served for over eight years in the media industry including as editor-in-chief for several Chinese language business magazines.
Teh joined the Group in 2017 as Chief Business Development Officer and is responsible for expanding the Group’s business presence into new and existing markets. Teh plays a key role in charting the Group’s overall strategic direction and oversees the creation of exciting new products and services to penetrate markets across Asia to drive revenue growth and sales. Teh brings a unique combined skill set of business acumen and a wealth of creative industry experience. He has worked with renowned brand names across digital, broadcast and print media platforms such as the renowned Red Hot Media – one of Malaysia’s leading Chinese media content producers, LBS Bina Group Berhad, Mitsubishi and more.