Management Team

Koit Ven Jee
Regional Finance Manager

Mr Koit joined the Group in August 2012 and was appointed as Regional Finance Manager in February 2014. He is responsible for the Group’s finance and accounting functions, including statutory and regulatory compliance

Mr Koit has over 10 years of experience in audit and assurance. Prior to joining the Group, he was with audit firms such as Crowehorwath First Trust LLP, BDO LLP and Crowehorwath Malaysia, providing audit services to a broad range of clients including technology, manufacturing, trading, engineering companies, as well as other private and public-listed companies.

Mr Koit has obtained his professional accountancy qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Dr Michael Kuan-Chi Sun
Chief Executive Officer of HughesNet China

Dr Michael Sun joined the Group in March 2014 and is also the CEO of HughesNet China (“HNC”), a 55%-owned joint-venture company between the Group and Hughes Group. In his position, Dr Sun is responsible for spearheading the development of HNC into a leading provider of VSAT services and systems solutions in China.

Since coming aboard, Dr Sun has been instrumental in establishing strategic cooperation agreements with China Unicom and Sichuan Telecom, supporting both telecom operators in the offer of satellite coverage for rural broadband services and cellular backhaul for mobile cell sites. HNC also supports both telecom operators in the provision of in-flight broadband services on board Air China, Hainan Air and other Chinese airlines. Along with this, HNC has also successfully worked with the Guizhou provincial government to implement safety surveillance systems for coal mines in the province, and is looking to expand this collaboration to other industries within Guizhou.

HNC is currently exploring opportunities to offer cost-effective maritime solutions utilising small antenna (0.6m or less) with spread spectrum capability to offer broadband connectivity at lower costs in China.