About UOL

Management Team
Group Chief Executive Gwee Lian Kheng

Gwee Lian Kheng

Group Chief Executive
Mr Gwee is the Group Chief Executive of UOL and PPHG. He has been with UOL since 1973 and was first appointed to the Board on 20 May 1987 and was last re-appointed as Director at UOL’s Annual General Meeting held on 28 April 2016. Mr Gwee serves as an Executive and Non-Independent Director, and is a Member of the Executive Committee.

Mr Gwee is a Director of various UOL subsidiaries and a director of United Industrial Corporation Limited. Until 26 August 2014, Mr Gwee was a director of Singapore Land Limited, which was delisted from the SGX-ST on 25 August 2014.

Mr Gwee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (United Kingdom), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom), and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Mr Gwee was awarded the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) Public Service Medal and the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (BBM) Public Service Star by the President of Singapore in 1994 and 2002 respectively. He received the Asia Pacific Hotelier of the Year award in 2003 and the Hotel Legends Hall of Fame Award at the 11th Australian New Zealand Pacific Hotel Industry Conference in 2011.

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer Liam Wee Sin

Liam Wee Sin

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer
UOL Group Limited
Mr Liam joined the Group in 1993 and is currently the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a Board Member of several UOL subsidiaries.

Prior to joining UOL, Mr Liam was in the public sector for eight years, overseeing architectural works and facilities management. He also worked with Jones Lang Wootton for project management and consultancy work.

An advocate of good design and green architecture, Mr Liam is a member of the URA Architecture and Urban Design Excellence Committee. He had previously served as a member of the URA Design Advisory Committee, Preservation of Monuments Board and National Crime Prevention Council. In January 2017, Mr Liam was appointed as 1st vice-president of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore.

Mr Liam holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He attended the Stanford-NUS Executive Programme in 2000. In 2015, Mr Liam was awarded the Singapore Real Estate Personality of the Year award by South East Asia Property Awards for his commitment to Singapore’s real estate sector.

Chief Executive Officer (Hotels) Lothar Wilhelm Nessmann

Lothar Wilhelm Nessmann

Chief Executive Officer (Hotels)
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Mr Nessmann was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited on 1 March 2017. He has more than 38 years’ experience in the hotel industry and was previously based in various countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong (SAR), The People’s Republic of China, Taiwan as well as the Middle East. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Nessmann was Chief Operations Officer, Traders Hotels/Hotel Jen, Hong Kong (SAR).

With Mr Nessmann’s wealth of international experience, he is responsible for the Group’s day-to-day operations and its existing hotel management business. He is also responsible for business development and expansion of the Group’s hotel management business.

Foo Thiam Fong, Wellington

Chief Financial Officer/Group Company Secretary
UOL Group Limited
Mr Foo began his career with UOL in 1977 and is currently the Chief Financial Officer/Group Company Secretary. He leads the Group’s finance, tax, legal and secretariat, information technology, and corporate communications and investor relations departments. He is a Director of several UOL subsidiaries.

Mr Foo graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree. He is a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia, and an associate of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Chief Financial Officer Neo Soon Hup

Neo Soon Hup

Chief Financial Officer
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Mr Neo is the Chief Financial Officer of PPHG and has been with the Group since 2003. He is concurrently the Head of Business Development. Mr Neo also serves as a Director of several of its subsidiaries. He oversees PPHG’s corporate finance, financial control, information technology system, performance management, information management, procurement and business development.

Before joining the Group, Mr Neo was with the audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 13 years. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.