Chong Joo San, aged 56, joined the medical devices segment of the Group in February 2011 as Vice President with responsibility in business development and strategic planning. Prior to that, he was the Head of Medical Division, Asia Pacific of a Swiss-based global precision engineering and plastic injection moulding firm. Mr. Chong’s 29-year work experience across multicultural business environments covers business development, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions in global medical companies, venture capital, and manufacturing of plastic for the medical industry. Mr. Chong graduated with a B.Sc. (Microbiology) from Guelph University, Canada, and holds an International MBA (Magna-cum-Laude) degree from Stratford University, Virginia, USA.