Our Key Executives

Mr. Law Chwan Yaw

Group Financial Controller
Penguin International Limited

Mr. Law was appointed Group Financial Controller in November 2008.

He is responsible for the Group’s finance, accounting and risk management functions. Mr. Law joined the Penguin Group as an Accountant in May 2001 and was later promoted to Group Accountant in August 2006, and then Group Finance Manager in July 2008, before being appointed to his current position.

Mr. Law is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He graduated from the University of Malaya in 1996 with a Bachelor of Accounting Honours degree.

Mr. Joel Lee Wei Khai

General Manager, Group Shipbuilding and Repair
Penguin Shipyard International Pte Ltd

Mr. Lee joined the Penguin Group in October 2016 as Project Manager of Penguin Shipyard International Pte Ltd, with primary responsibility over the Singapore Civil Defence Force fireboats project.

In January 2022, he was promoted to his current position of General Manager, Group Shipbuilding and Repair, overseeing both our Singapore and Batam shipyards.

Mr. Lee possesses close to 20 years of experience in the marine industry, including eight years with the Republic of Singapore Navy, as well as managerial roles in shipyards in Singapore and China.

Mr. Lee is a graduate from the National University of Singapore with an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Mr. Philip Chan Ban Eng

Deputy General Manager
PT Kim Seah Shipyard Indonesia

Mr. Chan was appointed Deputy General Manager of the Group’s Batam shipyard, PT Kim Seah Shipyard Indonesia, in November 2013.

With more than 40 years of shipbuilding experience, Mr. Chan is responsible for all production activities in Batam, including production planning, project management and quality control.

Prior to joining the Penguin Group, Mr. Chan had worked as a Production Manager at a Singapore-based aluminium shipyard for close to two decades.

Mr. Chan holds a Diploma in Business Efficiency and Productivity in Production Management from Singapore’s NPB Institute for Productivity Training, as well as an Advanced Craft Certificate in Shipbuilding from City and Guilds of London Institute.

Mr. George Philip

General Manager, Group Commercial and Fleet
Penguin International Limited

Mr. George Philip joined the Penguin Group in June 2011 as a Management Trainee in our Ship Management Department.

He joined our Commercial Department in November 2016 and was promoted to his current position of General Manager, Commercial and Fleet, in January 2022.

Mr. George Philip is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Mr. Cheow Mun Keong

General Manager
Flex Fleet Sdn Bhd

Mr. Cheow joined the Penguin Group in Singapore in March 2014 as Technical Executive at Pelican Ship Management Services Pte Ltd. In October 2014, he was transferred to Penguin’s newly established Malaysian ship management unit, Flex Fleet Sdn Bhd, to serve as a Technical Superintendent for the Group’s fleet of crewboats in Malaysia.

Mr. Cheow was promoted to Fleet Manager in May 2016, and subsequently to his current position of General Manager of Flex Fleet Sdn Bhd in April 2017.

Mr. Cheow holds a Diploma in Marine Engineering and a combined First and Second Class Engineer’s Certificate from Malaysia Maritime Academy.