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Key Management

Ms Tan Poh Lan

Group Chief Operating Officer

Ms Tan Poh Lan was appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer of the Company on April 12, 2016.

Ms Tan has 30 years of extensive experience in the private and public healthcare sectors. She was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Healthcare Singapore where she successfully aligned and integrated the businesses of Fortis Colorectal Hospital & Radlink, an outpatient imaging centre with a cyclotron and 3 general practitioner clinics, and established a Public-Private Partnership model with some government hospitals. Ms Tan was also formerly, the Chief Executive Officer of Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore from April 2008 to September 2011. Prior to this, she assumed the position of the Chief Executive Officer for Vinmec International Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam and Parkway East Hospital (formerly East Shore Hospital).

Ms. Tan holds a Master of Business Administration from National University of Singapore and graduated with Honours in Occupational Therapy from University of Queensland, Australia.

Mr Choo Boon Yong

Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr Choo Boon Yong joined Cordlife as Group Chief Financial Officer on February 1, 2017 where he is responsible for the Group's finance functions. Mr Choo also supports the Group CEO in achieving the Group's strategic vision, assisting in the development of new businesses as well as maintaining investor relations.

Mr Choo has over 25 years of extensive experience in corporate finance, accounting, tax, transaction structuring, legal documentation and business development across various industries including manufacturing, service, media, technology, plantation and property. Before joining Cordlife, Mr Choo served as Group Chief Financial Officer of Seksun Group for two and half years where he led the finance teams in Singapore, Thailand and China. He was instrumental in implementing China GAAP reporting, following the acquisition of Seksun Group by a China listed company. Prior to this, he was Executive Director of Power HF Group from 2009 to 2014 covering the finance, accounting and legal functions as well as operations of the India office. Under his leadership, the India operations successfully expanded into a pan-India DG servicing company with a network of more than 150 service dealers. Mr Choo was also previously Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Ernst & Young Shanghai. In this position, he acted as financial advisor to numerous companies including Haier, Sime Darby, Shanghai Diesel and Shanghai Automotive. Other positions held by Mr Choo include Associate Director of Temasek Holdings and Audit Senior of KPMG Singapore.

Mr Choo obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in 1993. He is also a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.

Ms Thet Hnin Yi

Group Finance Director

Ms Thet Hnin Yi is responsible for management of the Group's finance operations, including statutory filings, financial audits, finance controls and treasury.

Ms Thet joined the Group in June 2011, following the demerger of the Company from Life Corporation Limited ("LCL") (previously known as Cordlife Limited). She joined LCL in December 2007 as Senior Finance Manager and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in August 2013, where she was involved in all areas of financial and accounting functions, including financial reporting, management reporting and budgeting. Ms Thet was re-designated as Group Finance Director in February 2017. Prior to joining LCL, Ms Thet held various positions at Ernst & Young LLP from 2001 to 2007, including the position as Audit Manager and with her last position as a Training Manager where she was responsible for providing training to audit assistants and seniors. From 1997 to 2001, she held various positions at Tan Wee Tin & Co., her last position being Audit Supervisor, where she was responsible for the auditing of small and medium enterprises and multinational companies.

Ms Thet obtained her Master of Business Administration from the University of Manchester in June 2014. She graduated with a Diploma in Accountancy from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 1997. She is also a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, and a non-practising member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Ms Jamie Woon Geok Peng

Group Director, Brand Development & Innovation

Ms Jamie Woon is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Group's marketing strategies, marketing communications and public relations activities. Her job scope also includes identifying and developing new products and services for the Group.

Ms Woon was previously the Business Unit Director, Banking, from July 2014 to July 2016, where she was responsible for the strategic and operational aspects of the Group's businesses and oversaw all of Cordlife's banking businesses. She was involved in identifying and implementing group-wide business growth strategies, strategising innovation to meet the Group's overall financial and non-financial goals and ensuring that quality policies and objectives were established and met. She joined Cordlife Limited (now known as LCL) in October 2006 as Regional Marketing Manager.

Prior to joining LCL, Ms Woon was the Country Marketing Manager of Singapore and Malaysia at California Fitness and the Head of Communications Centre at National Kidney Foundation.

Ms Woon obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Nanyang Technological University in 2012. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Marketing) from the University of Wales and a Diploma in Chemical Process Technology from Singapore Polytechnic.

Ms Tan Huiying

Group Director, Quality and Operations

Ms Tan Huiying is responsible for setting and maintaining Group quality standards in service and product offerings as well as standardising key laboratory and operational systems, applications and processes across the Group.

She was previously the Business Unit Director, Diagnostics from January 2014 to July 2016. Her responsibilities included developing and implementing growth and product strategies for the Group’s relatively new diagnostics business to meet financial and non-financial goals.

She joined LCL as Business Development/ Technical Executive in June 2006, where she was involved in technical and quality assurance projects, including facility design and build, installation of quality management systems for ISO9001 certification. Since then, she has taken on various regional operations and business development roles at Cordlife including Director of Philippines.

Ms Tan obtained her Master of Business Administration degree with Accountancy and Finance specialisations from Nanyang Technological University in July 2013 and was placed on the Dean’s Honours List. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Life Sciences from National University of Singapore. Ms Tan is currently a non-practising member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants since June 2013.

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