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Venture Corporation Limited has announced the promotion of Lee Ghai Keen to Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 1 January 2021.
In this newly created COO role, Lee will oversee group operations across Venture's business sectors including Technology Products & Solutions (TPS) where he currently assumes the Executive Vice President position, as well as Venture's Research and Development (R&D) Labs. Lee will continue to report to the Group’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Wong Ngit Liong.
Lee Ghai Keen joined the Group in March 1998 and was appointed to his current position in 2012. Over the years, Lee displayed his astute business acumen and demonstrated excellent leadership, which was exemplified by the growth of the TPS business in several fast-growing technology domains. He is a valuable asset to Venture's bench strength with his rich R&D experience, proven by the seven US design patents under his name.
Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom and a Master of Business in IT degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
In the post-Covid 19 operating paradigm, it is imperative that Venture maintains its leading-edge competitiveness through its differentiating capabilities and diverse expertise. With the creation of a dedicated COO role under the continuing stewardship of the Chairman and CEO, Venture will sharpen its focus on the ongoing transformation of its differentiating business model, to drive the long-term growth of Venture towards new heights of excellence.