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Oceanus Group Limited
About the Company:
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Singapore, Oceanus Group Limited was listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”), and is a land-based aquaculture company that breeds abalone spawns and producing juvenile abalones. Oceanus innovates by forming strategic alliances with processing and packaging plants, as well as investing in research and development to breed abalone and other premium seafood products.
Oceanus’ key operating segments are as follows:
Food Production – seafood farming assets in China and Singapore, and export of wild-caught and farmed seafood to global customers;
Distribution – growing network across countries such as China, Southeast Asia, USA, UK and Australia;
Services –aquaculture consultancy, and marketing and media consultancy; and
Innovation – R&D partners with both local and overseas institutions.
Oceanus Group Limited
31 Harrison Road #11-03/04 Food Empire Building Singapore 369649
About the Founder / Director:
Mr Peter Koh was appointed as the Group’s CEO & Executive Director in December 2014.
Peter has been instrumental in driving the strategic direction & development of the Group’s business since his appointment, including the diversification & expansion of the Group’s business model beyond farming, building new income streams for Oceanus’ long term sustainable growth. He was also pivotal in the Group’s successful debt restructuring exercise completed in December 2017 that had reversed the Group’s balance sheet back into the black.
In recognition of his efforts & pivotal role in the Group’s successful restructuring, Peter was conferred the 2018
Outstanding CEO Award by Influential Brands, which the ceremony was held in conjunction with the 2018 ASIA CEO Summit.
Prior to Peter’s appointment at Oceanus, he had spent 22 years building a branding company he founded, which has a business presence across three continents. He led its Merchandising division in securing licensing rights for the FIFA 2006 World Cup, & in 2009, the company won The Summit International Award for marketing effectiveness in the USA.
Peter sold the overseas operations seven years ago & divided his time between charities & investments. After a five-year break, Peter returned to the business community in December 2014 when he was appointed Group CEO of Oceanus Group Limited.
Peter’s past & present directorships include PT. Kertas Blabak, Indonesia’s fourth largest recycle paper mill; Eagle Coin, a joint venture with China’s largest food manufacturer & State Owned Enterprise; Biolidics Limited, an SGX-listed company in the development of medical devices; as well as being appointed Investment Advisor to the Sino-Indian Conglomerate Ramky-Revo for their overseas investments.
Within the aquaculture industry, Peter has taken up various positions with aquaculture innovation & research bodies, such as member of Advisory Board of James Cook University & member of Advisory Council of the Singapore Aquaculture Innovation Centre.
An astute entrepreneur, Peter also actively champions social causes & was conferred the Public Service Medal in 2014. He currently sits on the council of the North West Community Development Council. His previous appointments include sitting on the Advisory Board of the National Youth Council’s National Youth Award, Chairman of Rotary Club of Singapore Vocational that oversees the Rotary-ASME Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Councillor.
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