Corporate Governance

Razer’s Board of Directors consists of 7 Directors, including 3 executive Directors, 1 Non-Executive Director and 3 Independent Non-Executive Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for and has general powers for the management and conduct of business.

List of Directors and their Roles and Functions Announcement

Executive Directors

  • Min-Liang Tan
    Co-Founder & CEO
    Mr. Min-Liang Tan was designated as an Executive Director and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board in June 2017. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Tan is a cofounder of the Company and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since September 2006. He also served as the Creative Director since September 2006 and is responsible for directing and overseeing the design and development of all products of the Company.
     
    Mr. Tan also holds positions in other members of the Razer Group, namely as a director of Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Razer USA Ltd., Razer (Europe) GmbH, Jook, Inc., Razer Everglide Pte. Ltd., Razer Taiwan Co., Ltd., Razer Chengdu Pte. Ltd., Razer Korea LLC, Razer Online Pte. Ltd., OUYA Global Pte. Ltd., OUYA Publishing Inc., RazerVentures Holdings Pte. Ltd., ZVF2 Pte. Ltd., THX Ltd., THX Holdings Limited, ZVMidas Pte. Ltd., Razer Midas Pte. Ltd., Razer Pay Holdings Pte. Ltd., RazerPay Pte. Ltd., Respawn Pte. Ltd., Zuti.io Pte. Ltd., Razer Mobile Pte. Ltd., Razer Ningmei Pte. Ltd., MOL Global, Inc., Razer Pay Wallet (M) Sdn. Bhd., Razer Pay (M) Sdn. Bhd, Razer Pay Reloads (M) Sdn. Bhd., MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd., MyCNX Holdings Sdn. Bhd. MOLCube Sdn. Bhd. MOLPay Sdn. Bhd., MOL Loyalty Sdn. Bhd., MOL Wallet Sdn. Bhd., MOL Online Sdn. Bhd., MOL SocialPayments Sdn. Bhd., Sept 3 Technology Sdn. Bhd., PT MOL AccessPortal, MOL AccessPortal Pty Ltd, Uniwiz Trade Sales, Inc., MOL AccessPortal Co. Ltd., MOLPay Corp, Rixty, Inc., MOLPay International Ltd., MOL Group (Thailand) Co., Ltd., MOL AccessPortal Co., Ltd. (Thailand), MMOG Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Zest Interactive Co., Ltd., MOL Solutions Co., Ltd., e-Innovations Systems & Networks Thai Co., Ltd., 3Sept Corporation Co., Ltd., MOL Payment Co., Ltd. And the chief executive officer of Razer USA Ltd., OUYA Publishing Inc. and THX Ltd.
     
    Prior to the founding of Razer in 2005, Mr. Tan was an attorney at Rajah & Tann, a law firm in Singapore.
     
    Mr. Tan obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from the National University of Singapore in August 2002.
     

  • Chong Neng Tan
    Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. Tan, aged 46, was appointed as an Executive Director with effect from March 24, 2020. Mr. Tan is currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, and is responsible for the finance function of the Company. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Tan was Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company from November 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019.
     
    Mr. Tan has served in various finance leadership roles in a career spanning more than 20 years. Prior to joining Razer, Mr. Tan was the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Tri-Star Group. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Stanley Security Solutions in Asia Pacific.
     
    Mr. Tan holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University, and is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore).

     

Non-Executive Director

  • Mr. Kaling Lim
    Non-Executive Director
    Mr. Lim Kaling has been a founding investor of Razer since May 2005 and has served as a member of the board of directors since November 2012. In June 2017, Mr. Lim was designated as a Non-Executive Director. Mr. Lim worked at Slot Speaker Technologies, Inc. (formerly known as THX Ltd.) as the chief executive officer and chairman from June 2012, as a director from November 2002 and as an executive officer from November 2005.
     
    Mr. Lim has over 30 years of experience in private equity and as a seed investor. Mr. Lim was a founding investor of Premisys Communications Inc., a company listed on NASDAQ that was subsequently acquired by Zhone Technologies Pte Ltd. Mr. Lim served as a director of Premisys Communications Inc. from 1990 to 1996. Mr. Lim was also the founding investor of Lucasfilm Animation Singapore Pte Ltd. and has served as a director in both companies since 2004. Currently, Mr. Lim is the chairman of his 100-year old family business, Lim Teck Lee Pte Ltd., of which he remains a director today. Mr. Lim also sat on the board of directors of a joint venture company with Volvo, NSK Bearings (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Singapore Electrical Steel Services Pte Ltd.
     
    Mr. Lim obtained a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley in June 1983.
     

     

Independent Non-Executive Directors

  • Mr. Gideon Yu
    Independent Non-Executive Director
     
    Mr. Gideon Yu has served as an Independent Director since September 2014 and designated as an Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2017. Mr. Yu is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
     
    Mr. Yu has held numerous financial and executive management positions in the technology industry, including as chief financial officer of Facebook, Inc. (a company which was subsequently listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: FB)) from 2007 to 2009, as chief financial officer of YouTube, LLC from 2006 to 2007 (which was purchased by Google, a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: GOOG)), and in various leadership roles at Yahoo Inc. (a company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Stock Code: YHOO)) from 2002 to 2006, as treasurer and senior vice president of finance.
     
    Mr. Yu also has wide experience in other sectors. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Yu was the chief financial officer of NightFire Software. In the period from 1993 to 1998, Mr. Yu held various positions at The Walt Disney Company (a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: DIS)), Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (also a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: HLT)), and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (predecessor of Credit Suisse Group (a company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (Stock Code: CSGN) and the New York Stock Exchange (Stock Code: CS)). In addition, Mr. Yu was a general partner at Khosla Ventures from 2009 to 2011.
     
    Currently, Mr. Yu is the co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers football team, a professional football team in the National Football League, where he previously served as its president from 2012 to 2014 and as chief strategy officer from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Yu has served as the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of EVA Automation Inc., a privately held technology and media company since 2014. In 2016, EVA Automation acquired Bowers & Wilkins Group, Ltd., and Mr. Yu has served as its executive chairman since the acquisition.
     
    Mr. Yu obtained a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University in June 1993. Mr. Yu also obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in June 1999. In 1989, he received the First Place Grand Award in Environmental Science at the 40th International Science and Engineering Fair.
     

  • Mr. Kwok Fun Chau
    Independent Non-Executive Director
     
    Mr. Chau Kwok Fun was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from October 2017. Mr. Chau is also the chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company.
     
    Mr. Chau began his career in 1982 with a U.S. bank in New York dealing in fixed income and derivatives syndication and had been posted to the bank’s London and Tokyo offices. In 1990, Mr. Chau set up his own real estate investment company in California, the United States, investing in real estate projects in Texas and California. Since 1996, Mr. Chau has been an independent non-executive director of the Tai Sang Land Development Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 89)). From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Chau was the executive vice chairman of Sincere Watch (Hong Kong) Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 444)) (“Sincere Watch Group”), during which he was responsible for the overall development of Sincere Watch Group’s business, as well as the strategic planning and positioning and management of the Sincere Watch Group. Prior to joining the Sincere Watch Group, he was a principal officer of an investment company in Hong Kong dealing in real estates and the food and beverage industry in the PRC from 1993 to 1996. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Chau served as director of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. Since 2012 and 2015 respectively, Mr. Chau is the owner and principal of KRC Projects Limited, a private investment company, and a partner and director of Custom Gateway International Limited, a technology software company specialising in providing customisation solutions to businesses with ecommerce platforms.
     
    Mr. Chau obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, the United States in June 1983.
     

  • Mr. Yong Sun Lee
    Independent Non-Executive Director
     
    Mr. Lee Yong Sun was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from October 2017. Mr. Lee is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
     
    Mr. Lee has extensive experience in banking, accounting and finance. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Lee was the non-executive director of Shangri-la Asia Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 69)). From 2000 to 2015, Mr. Lee was a director of China World Trade Center Company Limited (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 600007)). Mr. Lee was a director of Kerry Group Limited from 1992 to 2011. Mr. Lee has been a director of Kerry Holdings Limited since February 1976 and the vice chairman of Kerry Holdings Limited since December 1999.
     
    Mr. Lee obtained a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Singapore in June 1971. He has been a Fellow member of The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, CPA Australia and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since August 2004, December 2004 and April 2006, respectively.
     

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