MANAGEMENT TEAM

Cham Soon Kian

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Soon Kian joined Stamford Tyres in 1991 as a management trainee. The following year, he was assigned to Malaysia to head the Malaysian operations. Under his leadership, the Malaysian operations grew to become an integrated set-up with value-added services including retail, fleet tyre management and retread facilities. Soon Kian was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2006 and rose to the position of Executive Vice President in 2014 and is in charge of Group's operations. In addition, he is also the current Head of Singapore Operations.

  

Soon Kian is an ASEAN scholar and graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore. He is also an active member of the Selangor and Federal Territory Tyre Dealers and Retreaders Association.

Clare Law Lay Kian

Senior Vice President, Head of Group Supply Chain

Clare joined Stamford Tyres in 1994. She was appointed Senior Vice President in 2006 and oversees the Group’s supply chain management system and operations in Hong Kong and Vietnam. With more than 20 years of experience in purchasing, Clare is also responsible for the Group’s collaboration with major suppliers and contract manufacturers. Clare holds a Bachelor of Business Degree in Transport from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.

Conson Tiu Sia

Senior Vice President, CEO of Malaysia

Conson began his career with Stamford Tyres in 1993, heading the Group’s operation in the Philippines. He was the Group Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2013. In 2013, he began overseeing the expansion and development of the Group’s South Africa operations until 2019. He is currently overseeing the Group's operations in Malaysia.

 

Conson holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Colin Choo Nee Ann

Senior Vice President, Head of Thailand Operations

Colin joined Stamford Tyres in 2002 and was appointed as General Manager of Stamford Tires Distributor Co. Ltd in 2005. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in April 2014, overseeing all the division of Stamford Tires Distributor Co. Ltd and Stamford Sport Wheels Co. Ltd, which are our subsidiaries in Thailand. Colin graduated from the International Islamic University with a Bachelor of Accounting (BACC) in 1994. The following year, he was awarded Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA). With his vast experience as an accountant, he was made a Member of The Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA). In 1998, Colin obtained The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

Brian U'ren

Vice President, President's Office Stamford Tyres Corporation Ltd, Singapore

Brian joined Stamford Tyres in 1993 as a management trainee and rose to the rank of Assistant Vice President before he left in 2006. He re-joined in 2009 as the General Manager of Stamford Tyres Australia. He was appointed as Vice President in 2014 and is currently overseeing the Group’s operations in South Africa, Indonesia and joint venture in India with Sumitomo Rubber Industries. Brian graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics and Political Science.

 

 

PATRICK JAMES BERRIMAN

Management Consultant

Pat is a veteran in the Australia tyre industry and joined the Group as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2005. In May 2016, Pat relinquished his position as Senior Vice-President. He currently serves as Management Consultant to the Group, mainly overseeing and supervising its operations in Australia, as well as any other Group-related projects assigned by the President.

 

Before joining Stamford Tyres, he was the General Manager (Supply Chain) of South Pacific Tyres. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the global tyre and automotive industry.