Mrs. Tang was appointed as the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 2 August 2016 and ceased to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Company upon appointment of Mr. Lock Wai Han as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 5 October 2016.
Mrs. Tang has been based in Singapore for more than 20 years and has an extensive understanding of Singapore’s business operating environment. Mrs. Tang is currently the Group Managing Director of SingHaiyi Group Pte. Ltd. Mrs. Tang is also currently serving as the Executive Director of Haiyi Holdings Pte Ltd (“Haiyi”), where she oversees its daily operations and decision-making since 2003. She has served as the Executive Director of Tang Dynasty Pte Ltd since its inception in 1995 and has been instrumental in growing the trading and investment company to its scale today. Prior to that, Mrs. Tang was the Assistant Judicial Officer of Shantou Longhu District Court, China. She has been a Director of APIC, a diversified international investment holding company with businesses throughout the US and China, since 2001.
Mrs. Tang graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature from China People’s University for Police Officers (now known as People’s Public Security University of China). She is the spouse of Mr. Gordon Tang, the founder of Haiyi and an esteemed entrepreneur with a stellar track record in real estate and investments and a philanthropist who actively drives sports related charity activities. Mr. and Mrs Tang are the owners of Aloha Sea Sports Club, which rents out equipment for water sports and conducts a wide range of water sport courses. All profits generated from the centre are donated for the development of sailing in Singapore. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Mr. and Mrs. Tang also extended S$3 million through the Haiyi Group of companies to SME Help Fund, which was set up to assist local small and medium enterprises in a bid to alleviate their temporary cashflow issues during the coronavirus outbreak.
Possessing a strong belief in giving back to the society, Mrs. Tang sponsors student scholarships and grants, and supports activities in several Singapore schools such as West Spring Secondary School, JuYing Secondary School and Crest Secondary School.