Cham Soon Kian

Executive Vice President and CEO of Malaysia

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. 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 and Head of Supply Chain Management

Clare joined Stamford Tyres in 1994. She was appointed Senior Vice President in 2006 and is in charge of the Group’s supply chain management system and operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and China. 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 and Head of South Africa Operations

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. Conson, being equipped with operations and financial experiences, is now overseeing the expansion and development of the Group’s South Africa operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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.