HONG KONG – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia’s leading business development specialist providing integrated business, enterprise, investor, human resources and payroll services, corporate trust and debt services, administration fund and governance advice, today announced the appointment of a senior ASEAN CEO. David Ong as Deputy Managing Director of Tricor Singapore.
David’s appointment is effective October 1, 2021, initially entering as an assistant alongside the outgoing CEO Ho Lon Gee who will retire but will remain an advisor to Tricor after spending more than four decades in professional services and leading the Tricor Singapore team to success. David will report to Lennard Yong, CEO of the Tricor group.
David’s main focus will be to continue to build on the foundations of Tricor Singapore and to further develop the business. It will focus on using Singapore as an ASEAN hub to support and serve our regional customers. David obtained his bachelor’s degree in New Zealand. His professional qualifications include the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS) and the Accredited Tax Advisor of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals (SCTP).
David, originally from Singapore, has over 25 years of professional experience in Singapore and across ASEAN. Most recently he was a Singapore and ASEAN Business Services Partner at EY. Previously, he set up and led the corporate support services at PwC Singapore. He brings proven P&L management and solutions, solid business experience, an extensive network of clients and a strong team leadership capacity to develop and evolve the accounting and business services activities.
Lennard Yong, CEO of the Tricor group, said, “Singapore is a key market for Tricor and over the past few years, Tricor Singapore along with our business operations in Hong Kong SAR and Mainland China have propelled Tricor Group to greater heights. I am especially grateful for the contribution Lon Gee has made to Tricor Singapore since 2004. Today, Tricor Singapore is the leading provider of business services and in this next chapter of growth, David’s market prowess will help us to to deepen our position as market leader. I have no doubts that David will lead the Singapore team well and continue to develop Tricor Singapore as a leading professional services company in the market.
David Ong, Deputy Managing Director of Tricor Singapore said, “Tricor is at the forefront of the global expansion and integrated professional services industry in Singapore, ASEAN and beyond. I look forward to working with the regional and Group teams to build on the solid foundations that have been laid, to develop solutions that transform the industry and to seize the many market opportunities available to us. Together, we will continue to drive industry-leading growth that benefits the employees, shareholders and, of course, the customers we serve. ”
About the Tricor group
Tricor Group (Tricor) is the leading specialist in business development in Asia, with global knowledge and local expertise in business, corporate, investor, human resources and payroll, trust services and corporate debt and governance consulting. Tricor provides the building blocks for clients’ business growth, from incorporation to IPO. Tricor has grown rapidly through organic growth and development as well as partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. The Group currently has around 50,000 customers worldwide (including around 20,000 customers in mainland China), a workforce of more than 2,800 people and a network of offices in 47 cities across 21 countries / territories. Our client portfolio includes over 2,000 companies listed in Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia, and over 40% of Fortune Global 500 companies, as well as a significant portion of multinational and private companies. operating in international markets.