BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THOMAS ZILLIACUS

Executive Chairman

A veteran in mobile technology and its application, Thomas is an astute marketer, having run the show for Nokia as Regional Director for APAC, Managing Director for Nokia SEA, and Senior VP for the head office in Helsinki where he oversees brand management and corporate communication.

 

Thomas is the Chairman and Founder of Mobile FutureWorks Inc, an investment and development company that holds approximately 47% of YuuZoo’s share capital.  He also sits on the Board of S i2i Ltd as Chairman of its Nominating and Remuneration Committees and member of its Audit Committee.

ANTHONY WILLIAMS

Independent Director

Anthony Williams is a partner at MLA’s New York office. His specialty is in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and corporate financing. He also advice on securities law and corporate finance. The Legal 500 has recognised Anthony for his M7A experience.

 

Anthony also acts as general counsel to family offices and private foundations.

 

Anthony is a J.D., at New York University School of Law, after graduating A.B., cum laude at Harvard University in 1968. He is called to the bar in both New York and California, before being admitted to Supreme Court of the United States.

MIKAEL STEWEN

Independent Director

Mikael Stewen is the General Manager and Sales Director of UPM-Kymmene Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Singapore), a Finnish manufacturer of forest and paper products. He has over 30 years of expertise in sales, marketing, management, and cross-border operations. Prior to this Mikael has been appointed as Vice President for the Korea and Hong Kong headquarters of UPM-Kymmene. Mikael has also held various senior positions at Finnpap, the Finnish Paper Mills Association, and has managed the organization’s cross-border operations in Turkey, Korea, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Singapore.

 

Mikael has also served as the Finnish Embassy’s Commercial Attaché to Cairo and Baghdad. He is an Independent Director in the YuuZoo board and is also a member of YuuZoo’s Audit, Nominating, and Remuneration Committees.  Mikael has a degree in Forestry from Ekenas Forestry Polytechnic in Finland.

CHRISTOPHER CHEONG

Independent Director

Christopher Cheong has more than 30 years’ experience in finance, including total of 16 years as head/director of research of UOB Securities, SIAS Research and Voyage Research, 12 years as financial news editor and stock columnist in 3 Singapore newspapers, 12 years as vice president of Securities Investor Association Singapore, and 17 years as Chairman of Most Transparent Company Award Selection Committee. He is currently senior lecturer of Singapore Polytechnic, director of Bio-Scaffold International and chairman of YuuZoo Board Audit Committee.

 

Christopher had also served in several financial committees including CPF Board Funds Performance Tracking Committee, Singapore Investment Banking Association Equity Derivatives Committee, ACRA Disciplinary Committee, Singapore Corporate Awards (Annual Reports) Judging Panel, Singapore Corporate Governance Award Committee, Stock Exchange of Singapore Committee of Education & Training, Singapore Exchange Securities Committee Invitee and the Review Committee of Best Practices in Corporate Disclosure Requirements.

 

Christopher earned his BBA (Hons) degree from the University of Singapore and a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, where he was also awarded the Macquarie course prize. In August 2005, Christopher was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) by the Singapore Government.

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