Ambrose Chan joined DSG International (Thailand) PLC, as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the South East Asian markets in May 2008 and has assumed the overall responsibility of Asia since December 2009. He was appointed as Director of DSGT, DSGMSB, DSGML, DSGS, PTDSG and DMS.
Ambrose started his regional management career in 1998. He was Chief Executive for the Asia Pacific Region and a Member of the Global Executive Board of Novartis Consumer Health S.A. from 1998 to 2002, and Associated British Foods & Beverages (ABF PLC) from 2003 to 2004, both based in Singapore. Prior to joining DSG, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd. from July 2004 to July 2007 in Hong Kong. And he was the Managing Director for Vasen Strategies Limited in August 2007.
Prior to his regional assignments, Ambrose was General Manager of Special Projects and Strategic Planning & Investments Director with the Henderson Group focusing on the hotels and retail portfolio in Greater China.
Ambrose embarked upon his general management career in 1990 as General Manager of Nestle China Ltd. (HK and Macau) upon moving back from the UK where he served as Marketing and Business Development Director of DSG (UK) Limited. Prior to this, Ambrose acquired his international marketing expertise with Procter & Gamble AG, in Switzerland where he was Marketing Manager for the Far East & Middle East markets.
Since September, 2007, Ambrose has been appointed Adjunct Professor of the Department of Management (part-time MBA Programme), the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He earned his MBA, General Management & Marketing, Ivey Business School, Canada in 1982 and a BBA (Hons.) degree from CUHK in 1978.
Aik Cheong joined DSG Malaysia in April 2010 as Finance Director for Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia markets. In May 2011, he was promoted as Chief Financial Officer – SEA. He was appointed as Director of DSGT DSGMSB, DSGML, DSGS, PTDSG and DMS.
Prior to joining DSG, Aik Cheong was Bausch & Lomb's Finance Director for SEA & Asia Finance Shared Service Centre from April 2007 to May 2010. Before that he was the Southern Asia Finance Controller in Stryker Corporation, a global medical device corporation from May 2006 to March 2007.
Aik Cheong started his career as an auditor with BDO Binder and is both a Certified Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Accounting (Honors) from University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Justine joined the DSG group in 2004, where she assumed the role of Product Manager at DSG Malaysia. In 2010, she assumed the position of Director of Strategic Business Development for Asia. Justine was appointed as Director of DSGT, DSGMSB, DSGML, PTDSG and DMS.
Justine graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from SASIN Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University. Previous to this, she earned a Master of Science in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, UK and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Geography from Sussex University.
Chachanee Anantwatanapong joined DSG International (Thailand) PLC in June 2010, as Commercial Director for Thailand. In June 2012, she was promoted as General Manager – Thailand. Chachanee was appointed as Director of DMS in September and DSGT in December 2013.
Prior to joining DSG, Chachanee was Commercial Director & Legal Entity Head of Bausch & Lomb (Thailand), a global eye care company. She was responsible for Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos markets. She has acquired over 15 years marketing and sales management experience from multinational FMCG (Colgate-Palmolive, SC Johnson and Reckitt Benckiser).
Chachanee earned a Master Degree of Business Administration (major in marketing) and a Bachelor of Accounting from Chulalongkorn University. She also received a Certificate of Advertising from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Yoke Mun joined DSG Malaysia in November 2009 as Head of Marketing. In June 2010 he was promoted to Commercial Director and in May 2012 assumed the role of General Manager for Malaysia and Singapore market.
Before joining DSG, Yoke Mun was with Holista Colltech Ltd as General Manager of its Malaysian Consumer Healthcare subsidiary. Prior to that, he was Commercial Director for Bausch & Lomb Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia market.
Yoke Mun also had various marketing roles in Colgate- Palmolive, SmithKline Beecham, Energizer and Reckitt Benckiser after graduating from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland with a BA (Hons) degree in Marketing.
Thean Boon joined PT DSG Surya Mas in May 2013 as General Manager.
Prior to joining DSG, Thean Boon was Country Manager for Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore of Groupe SEB Malaysia, which is a French MNC, and one of the world’s leading household appliance player, with brands such as Tefal, Moulinex, Rowenta and Krups. His previous roles include being the National Account Manager of Harpers Trading, Business Director of Minor Planet South East Asia, Malaysia Country Manager of Campbell Southeast Asia and Sales Director of SC Johnson. Thean Boon has extensive experience in general, sales and marketing management.
Thean Boon holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from University Science Malaysia.
Raymond Deng joined DSG (Zhongshan) Ltd. (China) in May 2011 as Plant Director. He was promoted to Plant Director to be in charge of both DSG (Thailand) and DSG (Zhongshan) plants in March 2013.
Prior to joining DSG, Raymond had managed two plants in Guangzhou and Beijing, China as Operations Leader for American Standard, a leading global sanitary ware company. Before to that, he was General Manager of American Standard (Guangzhou) Enamelware Co., Ltd. Raymond had acquired over 25 years plant management experience before joining DSG.
Raymond graduated from Guangzhou Management Functionary College (China) and also received the certificate of EMBA from Zhongshan University (China).
Simon Wong joined DSG Hong Kong in July 1978 as Production Assistant. He became Production Supervisor in 1980 and was promoted to Production Manager in 1985.
In 1991, Simon assumed responsibility for the export manufacturing and new business development in Singapore, Zhongshan (China) and Indonesia. In 1999, he was transferred to Malaysia as Plant Manager to start-up and oversee local manufacturing operations. In May 2008, Simon assumed the Regional Plant Manager position, with responsibilities for the manufacturing operations in Malaysia and Indonesia. In September 2011, Simon was promoted to the position of Plant Director, South East Asia.
Prior to joining DSG, Simon worked at Tai Fung Knitting Company as Assistant Production Manager, leading a workforce of over 300 workers in Hong Kong.