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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO


AVI-TECH HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 30 YEARS guided by our Core values of “AVI” - A dvancement through technology, v alue-added and customer-centered services and i nnovation.

THESE ARE OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES WHICH HELP US TO EXCEL IN ALL WE DO AND HELP OUR CUSTOMERS BECOME THE BEST IN THEIR FIELD.

our CUSTOMER-CENTRIC FOCUS AND DEDICATION TO innovation and CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT extend to ALL ASPECTS OF OUR BUSINESses FROM TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS AND ENGINEERING PROCESSES TO AFTER-SALES CUSTOMER CARE. we TAKE TIME TO UNDERSTAND our customers’ needs and work with them to FULFILL their UNIQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Over the years, we HAVE FORGED STRONG AND LASTING PARTNERSHIPS WITH OUR Customers.

We are always looking for ways to increase our value proposition. We proactively seek to grow our business through mergers and acquisitions and other forms 0f strategic collaborations in complementary and synergistic areas.

THESE ARE INTRINSIC TO OUR ABILITY TO CREATE VALUE FOR OUR GROUP and all OUR STAKEHOLDERS.



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Our People


Our People


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr Khor Thiam Beng |  Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director

Mr Khor is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and is a member of both the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law. He has been in private practice for more than 40 years and is currently a director of Messrs Khor Law LLC. Mr Khor’s areas of practice include real estate, corporate and banking matters.

Date of last re-election as a director

  • 27 October 2016

Shares in the Company or related corporations

  • 90,000 shares in the Company (Direct Interest)

Committee Memberships

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Singapore

Present Directorships (as at 30 June 2018)
Listed Companies (excluding the Company)

  • NIL

Others Non-Listed Companies
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • HB Media Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Khor Law LLC
  • Khor Holdings Pte Ltd

Major Appointments (other than Directorships)

  • Messrs. Khor Law LLC (formerly known as Messrs. Khor Thiam Beng & Partners) (Director)

Past Directorships in listed companies over the last 3 years
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Mr Lim Eng Hong |  Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mr Lim Eng Hong is the founder of our Group. He has more than 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and has been the main driving force behind the growth and business expansion of the Group. Mr Lim oversees the Group’s overall business activities and is particularly involved in the development of the strategies behind the Group’s diversification into other related business areas.

Shares in the Company or related corporations

  • 61,019,875 shares in the Company (Direct & Deemed Interest)

Committee Memberships

  • NIL

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Management Studies, Singapore Institute of Management

Present Directorships (as at 30 June 2018)
Listed Companies (excluding the Company)

  • NIL

Others Non-Listed Companies
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Major Appointments (other than Directorships)

  • NIL

Past Directorships in listed companies over the last 3 years
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Mr Lim Tai Meng Alvin |  Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director

Mr Lim Tai Meng Alvin was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2018. He is also the Group’s Chief Operating Officer. He joined the Group in 2002 and is responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations for Burn-In Services, Manufacturing and PCBA Services and Engineering Services. Mr Lim also develops the competitive positioning and strategies of the Group and manages the sales, marketing and business development functions.

Mr Lim was the Chief Operating Officer (USA Operations) from 2009 to 2011 and was responsible for strategising and promoting the Group’s business in the market. Mr Lim started as a Sales Engineer with the Group, responsible for the sales and marketing team for test equipment and sockets. He was subsequently promoted to Section Manager in the Engineering Services division to manage the manufacturing of System Level Test ("SLT"), Hybrid System Test ("HST") thermal trays and Fusion System build to meet customers’ needs, and thereafter became a Special Project Manager.

With his vast experience in managing operations, Mr Lim was later promoted to oversee the Manufacturing and PCBA Services division, and Engineering Services manufacturing operations. In May 2013, Mr Lim was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Group.

Shares in the Company or related corporations

  • 105,000 shares in the Company (Direct Interest)

Committee Memberships

  • NIL

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Singapore Institute of Management

Present Directorships (as at 30 June 2018)
Listed Companies (excluding the Company)

  • NIL

Others Non-Listed Companies
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Major Appointments (other than Directorships)

  • NIL

Past Directorships in listed companies over the last 3 years
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Mr Goh Chung Meng |  Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Goh began his career in 1982 with the management consulting arm of Deloitte & Touche in Singapore. During the period from 1985 to 1990, Mr Goh worked as a senior consultant for Deloitte & Touche Management Consultants where he was involved in a wide variety of consulting assignments for MNC clients including a two- year stint helping to start an insolvency unit during the 1985 recession. In 1990, he joined Carr Indosuez Asia (Merchant Banking unit of Credit Agricole and formerly known as Banque Indosuez) and in 1995, he joined a US$200 million Asian Venture Capital Fund known as Suez Asia Holdings, where he was Director, Investments, of the fund focusing on Southeast Asia and China private equity investments.

Mr Goh is currently a director (alternate) of TauRx Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TauRx), a drug discovery company which has completed and published the results of two global phase 3 human clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease in The LANCET and The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD). Mr Goh has been a pioneer board member of the TauRx Group since its founding as a startup in 2002. He is also a director of ACE Investment Management Pte Ltd, a private equity investment company.

Mr Goh was formerly a Qualified Business Angel of the National Science and Technology Board in 2001 and he had served as a Panel Member (2001 to 2008) of a Singapore government innovation and research fund, The Enterprise Challenge Unit (TEC), PS21 Office, Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office. 

Date of last re-election as a director

  • 27 October 2015

Shares in the Company or related corporations

  • 190,000 shares in the Company (Direct Interest)

Committee Memberships

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Nominating Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, National University of Singapore

Present Directorships (as at 30 June 2018)
Listed Companies (excluding the Company)

  • NIL

Others Non-Listed Companies
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • TauRx Pharmaeuticals Ltd
  • ACE Investment Management Pte Ltd

Major Appointments (other than Directorships)

  • Tower Club (Founding Member)
  • Singapore Institute of International Affairs (Member)

Past Directorships in listed companies over the last 3 years
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • NIL

Mr Michael Grenville Gray |  Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Gray spent ten years in the shipping industry before training as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in the United Kingdom in 1973. Prior to his retirement at the end of 2004, Mr Gray was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore and before that, Territorial Senior Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos).

Date of last re-election as a director

  • 31 October 2017

Shares in the Company or related corporations

  • 870,000 shares in the Company (Direct Interest)

Committee Memberships

  • Audit and Risk Committee (Chairman)
  • Nominating Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Maritime Studies, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
  • Master of Arts in South East Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
  • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
  • Fellow of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
  • Fellow of Singapore Institute of Directors
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics

Present Directorships (as at 30 June 2018)
Listed Companies (excluding the Company)

  • FSL Trust Management Pte Ltd
  • GSH Corporation Limited

Others Non-Listed Companies
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • TGY Property Investments Pte Ltd
  • Tras Street Property Investment Ltd
  • UON Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Vietnam Hospitality Ltd

Major Appointments (other than Directorships)

  • PAVE (President)

Past Directorships in listed companies over the last 3 years
(excluding Subsidiaries and Associates of the Company)

  • Ascendas Property Fund Trustee Pte Ltd
  • VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited

Awards

  • Public Service Star (Bar) – B.B.M. [L] (2010
 

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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Mr Joseph Wang Nin Choon |  Chief Financial Officer

Mr Joseph Wang is our Chief Financial Officer. He oversees and manages the financial and accounting functions of the Group. He also coordinated the Group’s risk management functions.

Mr Wang has more than 23 years of finance, corporate treasury management, corporate banking, global market and investment banking experience. Over the course of his career, he has held senior roles as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President of SGX-listed entities and Singapore Temasek-linked companies such as Top Global, ST Engineering, PSA International and Singapore Technologies. He has strong banking experience, having held senior roles at Barclays Capital (Barclays Bank) and Deutsche Bank as their Vice President for client management.

In Mr Wang’s previous executive roles, he was responsible for finance, corporate treasury, investments, SGX-ST reporting, planning, developing and implementing business strategies across the organisation. While with the banks, he was responsible for supporting corporate clients with a wide range of financial services and products including acquisition financing, capital market financing, loan syndications, treasury and general advisory work; to assist them effectively to manage their corporate financial risks and funding requirements.

Mr Wang holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.


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KEY PERSONNEL

Mr Philip Kwok Wai San |  Vice-President of Business Development

Mr Philip Kwok Wai San is our Vice President of Business Development. He joined our Group in 1990. He is responsible for the sales and marketing of the System Integration business and is also responsible for developing the Life Sciences Instrumentation business and other new businesses for the Group. In addition, he is in charge of service contract negotiations with customers and also manages the Group’s purchasing function.

Mr Kwok has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He was previously the Director of Engineering Services of our Group, responsible for the management of the Engineering Services business segment and overseas sales and marketing activities for Burn-In boards and board-related products. Prior to joining our Group, he was an Engineering Manager with National Semiconductor (S) Pte Ltd.

Mr Kwok holds separate Diplomas in Electronic and Communications Engineering and Management Studies from the Singapore Polytechnic and the Singapore Institute of Management respectively.


Mr Lau Toon Hai |  Vice-President of Quality Assurance

Mr Lau Toon Hai is our Vice President of Quality Assurance. He joined our Group in 1994 and is responsible for setting up and maintaining a functional quality organisation and Business Excellence System for our Group. Areas falling under his duties and responsibilities include overseeing the quality assurance aspects of our entire Group and driving our Group’s Business Excellence Management System to keep alongside with current industrial and commercial standards such as Business Excellence, Responsible Business Alliance, Quality, Environmental Management System and our customers’ requirements.

Mr Lau has over 20 years of experience in the electronics engineering industry. Prior to joining our Group, he worked with companies such as Philips (S) Pte Ltd, Archive (S) Pte Ltd and Conner Peripherals (S) Pte Ltd.

Mr Lau holds a Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic.


Mr Desmond Ow Yang Chien Khang | Director of Operations (Services) 

Mr Desmond Ow Yang is our Director of Operations (Services). He joined our Group in 1999 and oversees the Group’s Burn-In operations. Mr Ow Yang is also responsible for the production, planning, engineering and maintenance support of the Group and is the internal auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.

Mr Ow Yang started as a Burn-In engineer with our Group and was in charge of the set-up and introduction of new products and processes in Burn-In operations to meet customers’ requirements. He was promoted to Senior Engineer and subsequently, Engineering Manager, to manage the Engineering team in providing technical solutions and support to customers. During that period, he was also responsible for Sales and Customer Services for Burn-In Services, Tape and Reel, Visual Inspection and other services, for both local and overseas customers.

Mr Ow Yang holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Honours) from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom.


Mr Allan Ngo Yu Wei | Director of Operations (Manufacturing)

Mr Allan Ngo is our Director of Operations (Manufacturing). He joined our Group in 2003 and is responsible for our Group’s operations related to Manufacturing and Printed Circuit Board Assembly Services (“PCBA”) as well as Engineering Services.

Mr Ngo was in charge of the Burn-In Board Manufacturing Services division where he was the Production Manager managing the planning, process, manufacturing and logistics operations of the department. He was promoted to Director of Operations (Manufacturing), overseeing the operational aspects of the Manufacturing and PCBA Services and Engineering Services.

Mr Ngo holds a Diploma in Electronics, Computer and Communication Engineering from Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Singapore University of Social Sciences.


Mr Bambang Handoko Sutedjo | Director of Sales

Mr Bambang Handoko Sutedjo is our Director of Sales. He joined our Group in 1993 and is responsible for the sales and marketing of Burn-In Services and Manufacturing and PCBA Services, both locally and overseas. Mr Sutedjo is also in charge of the Manufacturing and PCBA Services design team.

Mr Sutedjo has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He was previously the Senior Manager of Sales and Marketing of our Group, responsible for the management of Burn-In Board Manufacturing-related division’s local and overseas sales. Prior to joining our Group, he was a Field Service Engineer with SETA Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Mr Sutedjo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering degree from the Tennessee Technological University of Cookeville, Tennessee, USA.


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History


History


AVI-TECH THROUGH THE YEARS...

Incorporated in 1981, Avi-Tech's corporate history spans over 30 years starting as a provider of burn-in solutions. Since then, we have expanded our breadth of capabilities to include manufacturing and PCBA services and engineering services. Today, we are one of the leading total solutions providers for burn-in, manufacturing and PCBA, and engineering services for our global customers in the semiconductor, electronics and life sciences industries. We are proud of the many milestones and achievements we have garnered over the years.


1981-1989

  • Incorporated in Singapore
  • Commenced operations with 23 personnel and three Burn-In Systems with a total area of 782 sq. m.
  • Qualified by our two largest customers, Texas Instruments Singapore and National Semiconductor Pte Ltd, as a burn-in service provider due to our fast turnaround and good engineering support

1990-1999

  • Expanded our business to include the provision of engineering services to design and build semiconductor Burn- In Systems
  • Formed strategic alliance with Motay Electronics (which was acquired by Unisys Corporation, a US company providing system integration, network engineering, project management, and technical support services)
  • Extended our capabilities to provide Tape and Reel Services to semiconductor manufacturers
  • Relocated to our own building with a total built-up area of approximately 12,000 sq. m. and equipped with advanced Burn-In Systems, many of which were designed and fabricated in-house
  • Awarded the Economic Development Board of Singapore’s Enterprise 50 No. 1 ranking in recognition of our business excellence


2000-2010

  • Expanded our services to provide distribution of third-party Burn-In and test-related equipment for use in the semiconductor testing environment and provided Test During Burn-In services
  • Started a new project with Unisys Corporation which significantly expanded our engineering services in the area of system integration of High Power Burn-In Systems
  • Entered into an agreement with another technology partner in system integration of High Power Burn-In Systems
  • Mainboard listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited
  • Conferred the prestigious Singapore Quality Award
  • Successfully ventured into the US for Burn-In boards business and system integration for the life sciences industry
  • Established subsidiary Avi-Tech, Inc. in the US to meet the upsurge in demand for Burn-In boards


2011-2018

  • Secured our first front-end semiconductor customer with the award of a multimillion-dollar contract for system integration of Lithography equipment
  • Attained ISO 13485:2016 certification
  • Diversified into the provision of PCBA services for the medical, mobile communications and aviation industries
  • Acquired new customers in the Digital Imaging Systems space
  • Successful transfer of Burn-In business from overseas semiconductor customer to support customer’s outsourcing strategy

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CSR


CSR


CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY


WE ARE COMMITTED TO GROWING THE COMPANY IN A STRONG AND SUSTAINABLE WAY, PRESERVING AND PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT, VALUING OUR WORKFORCE AND INVESTING IN AND IMPROVING THE COMMUNITIES WHERE WE work AND live.

AT AVI-TECh, WE BELIEVE IN BEING A GLOBAL CITIZEN AND TRANSLATE THIS BELIEF INTO OUR EVERY BUSINESS AND PRACTICE.

AVI-TECH ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Avi-Tech WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH POLICY

AVI-TECH LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY

AVI-TECH Conflict Mineral Policy

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