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About Us

Corporate Profile

 

Life Corporation Limited ("Life Corp" or "the Company") together with its subsidiaries (collectively known as "the Group"), is a leading death-care company.

The Group provides premium one-stop funeral and bereavement services in Singapore. 

The Group is developing Singapore's first fully-automated memorial centre, a columbarium system integrated with funeral parlour facilities for multi-religion.

The Company believes that through the dedicated experienced team along with innovation and quality, the Group will continue to have a dominant presence as a leader in the death-care industry in Singapore. 

 

History

 

2015

Life Corp was granted a land by the Singapore Government for the development of an automated columbarium system with funeral parlour facilities through LCS in July.

2013

Cordlife Limited ("CBB") renamed as Life Corporation Limited ("LFC") and enter into death care industry by acquiring SFS Care Pte Ltd that provide premium bereavement service in July 2013.

Cordlife Limited ("CBB") sold away the cord blood and cord lining banking businesses and assets in India, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Indonesia to SGX listed Cordlife Group Limited in June 2013.

2007

Cygenics was renamed as Cordlife Ltd ("CBB") in June 2007.

2004

Holding company Cygenics Limtied ("CYN") listed on Australian Securities Exchange in June 2004.

2003

Merged with Cytomatrix LLC in April 2003.

2001

Cordlife Pte Ltd was incorporated in May 2001.

Management Team

 

Mr Samuel Kong (Kong Kam Yu), ACA

Chairman, Non-Executive Director.  Mr Kong graduated from the Imperial College of London in 1992 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales in 1995.  He has worked for a number of accounting firms, including a leading international accounting firm before joining a listed healthcare group in Hong Kong in 2001.  He is currently responsible for the group's finances, corporate projects and company secretarial matters.

Since September 2012, Mr Kong holds directorship in another listed company, Golden Meditech Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

 

Mr Victor Hoo Kwok Chye, B.Sc (Hons)

CEO, Executive Director.  Mr Hoo joined the company in December 2013 with the completion of the acquisition of SFS Care Pte Ltd. On 26 July 2016, Mr Hoo was appointed as the Company's Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Hoo co-founded Singapore Funeral Services ("SFS") in 1998 to provide funeral related services.  In 2012 he co-founded SFS Care Pte Ltd, which was the successor to SFS.  Since its establishment, SFS Care Pte Ltd has expanded the services previously offered by SFS and took the defining step of upgrading its range of services to provide bespoke premium services and a one-stop service model including embalming, display caskets and ancillary services.  Mr Hoo's knowledge of and experience in the funeral services industry will be invaluable as the Company seeks to grow the business.

Mr Hoo holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Management Studies from the University of London.

 

Mr Voiron Chor, M.Fin

Non-Executive Director.  Mr Chor was an Executive Director  of JP Morgan Chase Bank.  Prior to that he was a Vice President of Private Wealth Management for Morgan Stanley Asia Limited.  He has over 10 years' experience in financial investment and research in capital markets.  Mr Chor holds a Masters of Finance from RMIT University Melbourne.

 

Mr Andrew Lord, BSc, LLB

Company Secretary.  Mr Lord was appointed in 16 April 2004.  He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria. He is a principal of Lord Commercial Lawyers.