Investor Relations - Management
Patrick Y-Kin Grove, an Australian, aged 36, is our CEO, and is a Promoter, indirect substantial shareholder of our Group and our Non-Independent Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 6 October 2010. In 1997, he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from University of Sydney, Australia and he is also a chartered accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. After graduation, Patrick began his career with Arthur Andersen, Sydney, Australia in the corporate finance division. While working in Arthur Andersen, he specialised in mergers and acquisitions and extraction of investment value in high growth, media, new media and technology environments. He resigned from Arthur Andersen in 1999 and co-founded Catcha.com Limited in 1999.
Over the years, Patrick has built a number of media and internet-based businesses in Asia and has been independently recognised with numerous international awards such as in 2001 he was awarded as a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, in 2003 he was awarded as a New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum, in 2004 he was awarded as a Young Entrepreneur by the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore and in 2008 he was awarded as a Top Entrepreneur under 40 by Business Week Asia.
Currently, he is also the group chief executive officer and a major shareholder of Catcha Group Pte Ltd and he is also the deputy chairman of IPGA Limited.
Voon Tze Khay, a Malaysian, aged 34, is the General Manager of our Publishing Business. In 1997, he graduated with a Bachelor of Management in Marketing from University of South Australia, Australia. After graduation, Tze Khay began his career with Emap Malaysia Sdn Bhd as an advertising executive, before joining Catcha.com Sdn Bhd in 2000. Since 2001, he has worked to spearhead the development of our Publishing Business.
Tze Khay has over 12 years experience managing a diverse and rapidly growing publishing business environment. He is responsible for all aspects of our Publishing Business.
Tee Choon Wee, a Malaysian, aged 34, is the Financial Controller of our Group. In 2000, he graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a Bachelor of Management in Accounting. He became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2003 and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants in 2007. After graduation, he commenced his career with KPMG in the audit department, before joining Landmarks Berhad as the assistant group accountant in 2005. In 2006, he joined Mexter Technology Berhad as the group financial controller and head of the finance department where he was responsible for all finance and reporting functions. In 2009, he joined Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as the senior project finance manager, where he assumed responsibility for sourcing and creating finance and financing solutions for new projects in the South Pacific region. In 2010, he joined our Group as Financial Controller and he is responsible for all aspects of our Group’s finance, accounting and reporting functions.