Management & Operational Team

Mr Wu Hsioh Kwang

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Wu Hsioh Kwang is the founder of Straco Corporation Limited and has been instrumental in driving the group’s growth since its inception. Mr Wu was appointed as Executive Chairman of the Company in March 2003, to lead the Group in its strategic vision and overall management. As Chairman of the Board, Mr Wu provides valuable business insight and guidance to the Board in developing growth strategies for the Group’s businesses. Mr Wu’s other appointments include, Senior Honorary Council Member of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, First Vice-Chairman (China & North Asia Business Group) of Singapore Business Federation, and Vice-Chairman of Singapore Chinese Orchestra. He is also Director of Business China, Director of Confucius Institute, Board Member of Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, as well as Board Member of the Haas School of Business. In 2015, Mr Wu was awarded the White Magnolia Award in Shanghai for his contributions to the Municipal City of Shanghai. In 2016, he received the Public Service Medal at the Singapore National Day Awards, and in the same year, he was awarded the Nanyang Distinguished Alumni Award by Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Mr Wu holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the former Nanyang University (Singapore).

Mr Amos Ng Chiau Meng

Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President (Finance & Administration)

Mr Amos Ng Chiau Meng joined us in September 2000. He is responsible for the finance and accounting, human resources and administration, and financial reporting and statutory compliance of our Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Ng worked with PSA Corporation Ltd as the General Manager of its overseas JV subsidiary – China Merchants-PSA Logistics Network Co. Mr Ng’s other appointments include, member of the Finance & Investment Committee of Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, member of the Practice Monitoring sub-committee with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Autism Association (Singapore), and member of the Ethics Committee of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). Mr Ng also served as Chairman of Network Panel ACCA Singapore from 2015 to 2017 and Global Council member of ACCA from 2019 to 2021. Mr Ng is both a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (FCA) and a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Mr Wang Liang

Senior Vice President (Operations, China)
General Manager- Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)

Mr Wang Liang joined us in January 1997. He oversees the management and operations at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA). He has been involved in the initial development and the operation of SOA since its inception. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Wang was the Manager of the Shanghai office of China Poly Group Corporation. Mr Wang holds a diploma in engineering from Aeronautical Technology Institute of People’s Liberation Army (Navy).

Mdm April Ng Kim

Senior Vice President
Assistant to Executive Chairman

Mdm April Ng Kim joined us in January 1997. She assists the Executive Chairman in monitoring the daily operations of the Group’s subsidiaries and facilitating internal communication. Prior to joining the Group, Mdm Ng was the Secretary in charge of Chinese Affairs with Golden Resources Development Ltd (Hong Kong). Her other experiences include serving as Office Manager with Ta Kung Industrial Co., Ltd (Ta Kung Pao Hong Kong). Mdm Ng graduated from Jiangnan University with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature.

Ms Wu Xiuyi

Senior Vice President
Assistant to Executive Chairman

Ms Wu Xiuyi joined us in October 2004. She assists the Executive Chairman in monitoring the daily operations of the Group’s subsidiaries. Ms Wu has been involved in various management roles within the Group, including marketing, human resource, operations and business development. She was the Assistant General Manager at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and is currently a director for a few subsidiaries of the Group in Singapore and China. Before joining us, Ms Wu has worked at a Singapore law firm and an international audit firm. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Degree from the University of Sydney.

Mr Zhao Aimin

Senior Vice President (Cable Car Operations, China)

Mr Zhao Aimin joined us in March 1992. He oversees the management and operations of our cable-car service and the Chao Yuan Ge development project under Xi’an Lintong Zhongxin Tourism Development Co., Ltd. He was the former General Manager of Lintong Lixing Cable Car and X’ian Lintong Zhongxin Tourism Development Co. Ltd. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Zhao was the Deputy Director of Lintong Cultural Heritage Bureau and has held various senior positions in the Xi’an and Lintong government sectors.

Mr Sean Wu Xiuzhuan

Senior Vice President (Corporate Development & Risk Management)

Mr Sean Wu joined the Group in November 2007. Starting as an assistant to the Group Chief Financial Officer, he has since taken on additional roles including quality control and due diligence for new investments, coordination of the Group’s risk management efforts, as well as oversight of existing operations, with a focus on internal controls as well as capability development. Since joining, he has been involved in the execution of key M&A transactions including Underwater World Xiamen and the Singapore Flyer.

Prior to joining Straco, Mr Wu served as Senior Officer at the Economic Development Board. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University College London and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr Wu currently serves as a Council Member at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and is also a board member of the Jazz Association (Singapore).

Mr Ringo Leung Kwok Ho

Vice President (Operations, Singapore)
General Manager- Singapore Flyer (SF)

Mr Ringo Leung joined us in January 2015. He is in charge of the management and operations at Singapore Flyer. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Leung was the General Manager of nex, one of Singapore’s largest regional malls. Mr Leung has more than 30 years of experience in the lifestyle, leisure and hospitality industries across Singapore, Hong Kong and Mainland China. Mr Leung holds a Master of Arts degree in Sport and Recreation Management from the Victoria University of Technology, Australia.

Mr Jim Yang Yong

Vice President (Marketing & Sales, China)
Deputy General Manager – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)
Director (Marketing & Sales) – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)

Mr Jim Yang Yong joined us in June 2013. He is responsible for the areas of marketing and sales, retail and operations at our subsidiaries in China. Mr Yang has more than 20 years of experience in the tourism industry in China with a strong focus on Marketing and Sales and Attraction Management. Prior to joining us, Mr Yang worked for Merlin Entertainments Group as Marketing Director of Shanghai Cluster and General Manager of Madame Tussauds Shanghai. Mr Yang holds a Diploma in Educational Communication & Technology from Shanghai International Studies University, and a Master Degree in International Hotel & Tourism Management from Institut Vatel (France).

Mr Wang Xiaoping

Vice President (Finance, China)
Deputy General Manager – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)
Director (Finance) – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)

Mr Wang Xiaoping joined the group in December 2011. He is responsible for financial accounting, internal controls and finance functions at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. He also supervises the finance functions of our other subsidiaries in China. Mr Wang has over 30 years of experience in the finance profession. Prior to joining the group, he has worked in Shanghai Ming De Meritus Hotel as Financial Controller and has held various senior positions in the hospitality industry. Mr Wang graduated from Shanghai Commercial Accounting School in 1980 and holds an Intermediate Accounting Certificate conferred by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China.

Mr Charles Cai Yiwei

Vice President (Technical,China)
General Manager – Underwater World Xiamen (UWX)
Director (Technical) – Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)

Mr Charles Cai Yiwei joined us in March 2011. He is involved in the areas of technical-related matters at our subsidiaries in China. As of January 2016, Mr. Cai has been overseeing overall operations at Underwater World Xiamen as General Manager. Prior to joining us, Mr Cai was the Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Aufun Investment Consulting and Project Manager at the TOA Canada Corporation, Siemens Building Technologies Ltd and Frisco Bay Industry Ltd. Mr Cai holds a Master Degree in Material Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and has received the Global Credential – Project Management Professional by Project Management Institute (USA) in 2001. Mr Cai also serves as Supervisor of The Fifth Supervisory Board (2018-2023) at Xiamen Tourism Association, Representative of the Eighth Congress of Xiamen Society of Science and Technology (2019-2024), Member of the Seventh Council of Xiamen Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (XAEFI) (2019-2024), Member of the first organization of Chinese White Dolphin Conservation Alliance (CWDCA), and Member of Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association (SORSA).

Ms Jane Peng Lijin

Vice President (Education Experiences, China)
Director (Education) & Manager (GM Office) - Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (SOA)

Ms Jane Peng Lijin joined us in July 2001. She is responsible for the areas of education, government liaison and corporate social responsibility at our subsidiaries in China. Ms Peng has close to 30 years of working experience in the industry of museums and aquariums, with a focus on education and government liaison. Prior to joining the Group, Ms Peng has worked at Shanghai Museum of Natural History, and Victoria Museum at Melbourne, Australia. Ms Peng graduated from Shanghai Normal University with a degree in Biological Science.

Mr Xie Fan

General Manager- Lintong Lixing Cable Car (LLC)
General Manager- Xi’an Lintong Zhongxin Tourism Development (XLZTD)

Mr Xie Fan joined us in 2016 as the Project Manager of Xi’an Lintong Zhongxin Tourism Development Co., Ltd. He was subsequently promoted to Engineering Director in 2017, Deputy General Manager of LLC in 2020, and General Manager of LLC and XLZTD in 2021. He is responsible for the management and operations of our cable-car services and also in charge of the Chao Yuan Ge development project under XLZTD.

Prior to joining our Group, Mr Xie served as Chief Engineer of Shaanxi Linyang Real Estate Co., Ltd. His other experiences include serving as Deputy Project Manager and Engineering Manager with Shaanxi Jinyuan Group, Assistant to General Manager with Shaanxi Huishang Investment Group, Deputy General Manager with Shaanxi Heng’ao Real Estate Co., Ltd, and serving as Assistant Engineer, Engineer, Chief Engineer, Project Director at Fourth Military Medical University between 1986 to 2009. Mr Xie Fan holds a Bachelor’s Engineering Architecture from Nanjing Institute of Military Engineering. In April 2012, he obtained the National First-class Construction Engineer registration qualification certificate.