Board of Directors

ben_hunt SOON SINN GOH - FCPA
Chairman/CEO

Mr Goh is the founder of Waterco Limited. He has been a member of the Board since the Company’s incorporation in February, 1981. Prior to the inception of Waterco, he was the Managing Director of a company specialising in the construction of water and sewage treatment facilities.

His extensive experience in the water treatment industry is instrumental to the success of Waterco. He held no other listed company directorships during the past three financial years.
bryan_goh BRYAN GOH - B ECON
Group Marketing Director

Mr Goh was appointed Alternate Director for Bruce Leitch on 8 May 2009 and was appointed Director on 2 June 2010. He is the Group Marketing Director of Waterco. Mr Goh has overall responsibility for business development in Australia and overseeing the marketing activities of Waterco’s overseas subsidiaries. He has eleven years’ experience in the pool and water treatment industry.

Mr Goh was on the board of directors of The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of New South Wales Ltd (from February 2005 to February 2009), a non-profi t organisation dedicated to maintaining and improving standards within the industry for the betterment of consumers, pool builders and suppliers. He held no other listed company directorships during the past three financial years.
garry_norman GARRY NORMAN - B COM, CA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Norman was appointed to the Board as a non executive director in October 1993. He is the principal of the chartered accountancy fi rm G R Norman & Co. He has a solid background in accountancy, having worked for fourteen years with Duesburys Chartered Accountants, where prior to his departure, in order to establish his own firm, he was a manager of the Business Services Division.

He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He held no other listed company directorships during the past three financial years.
richard_ling BEN HUNT - PHD (ANU)
Non-Executive Director

Dr Hunt was appointed to the Board as a non executive director in June 1998. His most recent academic appointment was as the Head of the Graduate School of Business and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business and an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). He has a doctorate from the Australian National University.

Although Dr Hunt has written extensively on Australian financial markets (he is the co-author of the text Australian Institutions and Markets, 5th Ed.), his knowledge extends to the South East Asian region. He is a regular presenter of financial seminars in Hong Kong and Singapore for UK publishing and training company Euromoney. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He held no other listed company directorships during the past three financial years.
soon_sinn_goh RICHARD CHENG FAH LING - B COM, CA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Ling was appointed to the Board as a non executive director on 8 May 2009. His appointment was confi rmed at the company’s AGM on 4 November 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Malaysia Institute of Accountants. He worked in companies based in Australia as Financial Controller, Company Secretary and Senior Manager from 1980 to 1989. In 1992, Mr Ling was appointed Group General Manager of Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia (Malaysian Stock Exchange). The company has operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. In 2001, Mr Ling joined the Board as Executive Director, and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr Ling has a good understanding of corporate fi nance, with experience in raising funds for companies in Australia and has sought funds via the capital markets in Asia, for Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Berhad. Mr Ling is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee (appointed 8 May 2009). He held no other listed company directorships during the past three financial years.