Mr Chuang Wen Fu was appointed to the Board on 27 November 2003. With more than 25 years of experience in the keypad industry, Mr Chuang is the key driver of the Group's strategies, and is responsible for the overall management and operations of our Group. His experience in the keypad industry stretches back to 1982 when he was overseeing San Teh Limited's entire keypad operations. Under his leadership, San Teh grew to become one of the leading keypad manufacturers with more than 5,000 employees. He retired as Managing Director in 1999 but still serves on the Board of San Teh. Mr Chuang holds a diploma in Science (Survey engineering) from Tamkang College of Arts and Science (now known as Tamkang University), Taiwan.
Mr Gu Cheng Hua is our Executive Director since 2004 and was appointed as the CEO of the group company on 1 April 2016. Mr Gu has over 20 years of experience in the keypad manufacturing industry and is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of business unit in Nantong, including both manufacturing and marketing activities. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Physics) degree from Southeast University in the People's Republic of China.
Mr Yap Chin Kuan was appointed to the Board on 27 November 2003. He has over 20 years of experience in the keypad manufacturing industry, of which more than 15 years were spent in the People's Republic of China. Mr. Yap is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of business unit in Dongguan, including both manufacturing and marketing activities. His experience covers all aspects of keypad manufacturing, from production, marketing operations, factory operations to overseas expansion.
Mr Teow Joo Hwa was appointed as a Director of the Company on 26 February 2005. Mr. Teow is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of business unit in Kunshan, including both manufacturing and marketing activities. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University and armed with over 20 years of experience, Mr Teow has a strong background in precision mechanical engineering and designing machine tools.
Mr Chuang Tze-Mon joined the company in 2004 and was appointed as Group Executive President on 1 Jan 2020. He is also a member of the the board since 11 May 2015. Mr Chuang's previous engagements include overseeing the Group's investor relations activities. Earlier, he holds responsibility for the Group's European & North American businesses. At present, Mr Chuang leads the global business development as well as Investment strategies for the group. Mr Chuang holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Melbourne (Australia) and an MBA from Shanghai Antai College of Economies and Management, Jiaotong University (PRC).