Jennifer Teong – Chairman
Manufacturing & Quality Vice President, Silicon Labs International
She has extensive experience in various business functional areas such as process integration, customer engineering, quality, eBusiness and has a strong engineering background and project management experience.
Jennifer is currently the Manufacturing Vice President at Silicon Labs International, responsible for entire supply chain management and also head of the Singapore site.
Prior to joining Silicon Labs International, Jennifer held various positions in K&S and Chartered Semiconductor.
Jennifer received First Class Honors degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Brian Tan – Vice Chairman
Regional President, South East Asia, Vice President, Applied Global Services, Applied Materials, Inc.
Brian Tan is vice president and regional president of Southeast Asia at Applied Materials, Inc. In this role, he oversees the company’s operations and strategy in the region while helping to build strategic partnerships across the private and public sectors. Concurrently, Brian also heads the Applied Global Services business in China and Southeast Asia, where his strong product focus and customer relationships has helped to drive increased service revenue through improving field service capabilities and infrastructure.
Brian was previously chief strategy officer for worldwide operations, as well as head of operations & policy deployment for global continuous improvement. He successfully developed and implemented Applied’s systematic and robust approach to improve the speed and efficiency of key operational processes globally and was also responsible building a comprehensive strategic plan for worldwide operations by establishing and integrating key priorities.
Brian began his career at Applied Materials in 2000 as a customer engineer and progressed through multiple technical, operational and sales roles. He held several regional leadership positions in operations planning, account management and field operations before being appointed deputy regional president for Southeast Asia in 2012 where he played an integral role in advancing key public-private partnership initiatives.
Brian received a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Tan Yew Kong – Honorary Secretary
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Singapore Site, GlobalFoundries Singapore
Yew Kong is the Senior Vice President and GM of Singapore Site. He has 27 years of working experience in the semiconductor industry. In his management position, he directs the operations to improve fabrication indices for quality, yield, cost and delivery as well as customer satisfaction. He also provides leadership to the 4,800-strong team to support business objectives in an industry that is changing the world.
He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Chen Seok Ching – Treasurer
Vice President, Marvell Technology (Assembly and Test Operations), Country Manager for Singapore
Seok Ching is Marvell Technology’s Vice President of Assembly and Test Operations, and Country Manager for Singapore. She is responsible for global supply chain operations, focusing on supply planning and execution in close partnership with global OSATs.
Seok Ching has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Marvell, she has held management positions in supply chain and procurement at Knowles Corp, Audience Inc, LSI Corporation and Agere Systems. She started her career at TECH Semiconductor (Micron) as a quality engineer and moved on to production and financial planning functions.
Seok Ching holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from National University of Singapore, and a MSc in Technology Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).
Chiou Lid Jian – Board Member
Managing Director, STATS ChipPAC Ltd
LJ Chiou has more than 35 years of semiconductor experience. He is currently the Managing Director of STATS ChipPAC Singapore, (a subsidiary of JCET Group) for the past 3 years. Prior to that, he spent past 16 years working for ASE as General Manager for Singapore and various VP positions in ASE Penang and ASE Shanghai.
Before joining the OSAT industry, LJ Chiou spent several years in Chartered Semiconductor (now known as Global Foundries) doing Operations and Corporate Planning. He started his career as a Process Engineer with Texas Instruments.
LJ Chiou graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and obtained his MBA at the State University of New York, Buffalo.
CS Chua – Board Member
President and Managing Director, Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Chua Chee Seong is President and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, the Asia pacific regional headquarters of Infineon Technologies – a world leader in semiconductor solutions that enable intelligent mobility, efficient energy management and making Internet of Things secure, easy to use and real.
In this capacity, Chee Seong oversees regional sales, marketing and distribution, R&D and low power IC product line. He is also responsible for strategy, quality management, human resources and communications for Asia Pacific region based out of Singapore with local presence in Australia, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He has held the current role since July 2017.
Chee Seong began his career at Infineon in 2000 At Infineon and has taken on roles in product marketing for industrial microcontrollers and regional marketing covering Asia Pacific’s automotive electronics segment. In his last role as the Vice President of Automotive Regional Centre responsible for sales, marketing, OEM business development, concept engineering and application engineering for Infineon’s Automotive Division, Chee Seong was instrumental in building up a competent segment marketing and system application engineering team to serve key customers and to grow Infineon’s automotive business in the region.
Chee Seong has a Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Tan Geok Hong – Board Member
Vice President of FE Ops Strategic Program and Central PIE at Micron Technology
Geok Hong is Vice President of Strategic Program & Central PI Engineering in Micron Global Front End Operation.
She joined Micron in 2007 and started off as Process Integration Engineer. She has been involved in multiple generations of DRAM, 2D/3D NAND technology transfer, customer qualifications, high-volume manufacturing ramp throughout her professional journey in Singapore, US, Taiwan, and Japan. Prior to her current role, she was Senior Director of Micron Taiwan, responsible for Manufacturing Operation and led the team to accomplish Inotera-Micron integration, manufacturing system conversion, DRAM 1xnm, 1ynm technology transfer and ramp, over her two years of oversea assignment.
She is now leading the Frontend Strategic Program office, oversees key strategic and transformative initiatives to drive best in class performance across manufacturing sites. On top of that, she is the head of Central PI Engineering team, strives to deliver leading edge process capability at scale, best in class bits per wafer with highest quality and fastest speed, through innovation and best-known-method alignment with diverse team across the globe. She is a strong advocate of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) and STEM education. She is part of Micron Women Leadership Network’s steering committee and actively connecting with academia to promote STEM education and transform the communities a better place for all.
Geok Hong received First Class Honors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.
Andrew Chong – Board Member
Andrew is the Chairman of the Board of the Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association and the Board of Governors of the Institute of Technical Education. He serves on the Board of the Ministry of Manpower’s Workforce Singapore Agency and on the Advanced Manufacturing Training Academy Council. He currently chairs the Tripartite Judging Panel for SkillsFuture Fellowships and Employer Awards.
Andrew is also on the Board of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd, the Manager for Singapore Exchange listed Mapletree Industrial Trust. Additionally, he is the Independent Chairman of the Investment Committees of Mapletree Europe Income Trust and Mapletree US Income Commercial Trust. He serves on the Boards of NTUC Health Cooperative and the Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd. He has held Board and advisory roles in several technology start-up companies.
He stepped down as Regional President and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific in 2017 after 30 years in the semiconductor industry. He has served on several government committees including the SkillsFuture Council, the Council for Skills, Innovation and Productivity and the Future Economy Council. He continues to serve on the Advanced Manufacturing and Trade subcommittee of the Future Economy Council.
Andrew received his Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1987 and Master of Business Administration in 1993 from the University of Adelaide in South Australia. He was conferred a Medal of Commendation at the 2017 May Day Awards for promoting good industrial relations and initiating workers’ training and skills upgrading programmes, and has co-authored a book on the technological and business trends in the automotive market in Asia.
Bertrand Stoltz – Board Member
Executive Vice President, Finance, Global Shared Services and Systems, Asia Public Affairs, STMicroelectronics
Bertrand Stoltz is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President in charge of Finance, Global Shared Services and Systems, as well as the Company’s Asia Public Affairs, and has held both roles since April 2022. He also sits on ST’s Corporate Ethics Committee.
Stoltz started his career in the Finance department of SGS-Thomson (now ST) in Tours, France, in 1994. From 1999 to 2002, he worked at the Company’s headquarters in Corporate Strategic Planning and Corporate Internal Audit. In 2002, Stoltz moved to Singapore to lead ST’s Asia Internal Audit team. He rose to Head of Finance at ST Singapore in 2005. Stoltz was subsequently promoted to Group Vice President, expanding his mandate to cover Asia, Americas, France, Italy, and most recently all local financial reporting and regional business control across ST entities worldwide.
Stoltz acts as Managing Director for ST’s Singapore entities and serves as a Board Member at several other ST affiliates.
Bertrand Stoltz was born in Moulins, France, in 1970. He holds an honour’s degree with a major in finance from the Institute of Political Studies in Lyon, France. He also graduated with a degree from the University Business School in Tours, and the International Executive Program of INSEAD.
He has been Vice President of the FCCS (The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore) from 2010 to 2016, is a Board Member of SICC (Singapore International Chamber of Commerce) since 2016 and a French Foreign Trade Advisor since 2022.
Terence Gan – Board Member
Executive Director, Institute of Microelectronics, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Mr Terence Gan is the Executive Director of Institute of Microelectronics, Agency for Science, Technology and Research.
Previously, he was the Senior Vice President and Head of the Semiconductor Industry Group at EDB and worked closely with top local, international semiconductor companies to facilitate their investments and transform their operations in Singapore. Prior to this position, he was the SVP for Europe, Director of EDB’s Electronics Cluster and Centre Director (San Francisco).
Terence joined the EDB in 2000. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000.