Mr. Shane S. TEDJARATI, aged 60, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 18 January 2021. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tribridge Group and has served as Senior Advisor of Honeywell International Inc. (“Honeywell”) (NYSE: HON) since 1 January 2022. He was President of Global High Growth Regions in Honeywell and was an officer of the company from September 2004 to December 2021. Mr. Tedjarati was responsible for driving the business expansion of Honeywell in high growth regions of the world: Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining Honeywell, Mr. Tedjarati spent 20 years in information technology and management consulting fields and was the regional managing director for Deloitte Consulting (Greater China) from July 1999 to August 2004, where he worked with Chinese state-owned enterprises and multinational corporations to help them formulate and execute strategies for sustainable growth in China and abroad. Mr. Tedjarati studied Mathematics and Computer Science at McGill University, Canada; Masters of Business Administration at University of Surrey, United Kingdom; and Executive Program in e-Commerce at the Wharton School of Management of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Tedjarati is an accomplished aviator and holds the highest levels of FAA pilot certifications (Airline Transport License) and jet type ratings.
Mr. Tedjarati is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and also co-founder of its two flagship programs – the Middle East Leadership Initiative and the China Fellowship Program. He is a special advisor to Chongqing and Wuhan Mayors, member of the advisory board of Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and industry Co-Chair of China Leaders for Global Operations, a dual master’s degree program by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Advisory Council Member of the University of Berkeley AMENA Centre for Entrepreneurship and Development.
Mr. Tedjarati has lived in Greater China (Hong Kong and Shanghai) for more than 25 years and speaks six languages including Mandarin Chinese.