Corporate Profile

Senior Management Team

Mr. Damien Lim
PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Damien Lim is the President and Chief Executive Officer of UPL Lao Co. Ltd.

A veteran Malaysian entrepreneur that has resided in Lao PDR for more than 20 years, Damien has in depth knowledge in various industries and has acquired a successful portfolio of companies that ranges from Construction & Property Management, Education, Electrification, Mining, and Hospitality & Tourism industry.

In addition, he has ventured for more than 10 years in the fields of Media, Advertising, and Communications, and is also one of the pioneers in setting the media industry’s benchmark in Lao PDR.

Credited with assisting numerous companies gain local and regional success in Vientiane, he leverages on his years of experiences and wide business networks to forge long lasting local and international partnerships in Lao PDR.

Under his leadership and leveraging his vast experience, Vientiane Nelamit will be an iconic retail and commercial hotspot in Laos.


Mr. Vincent HC Lim
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

Vincent HC Lim joined UPL in 2013 as the company’s Chief Business Officer. He is responsible for business strategy, operations and brand expansion projects.  

With over 20 years of professional experience in the development of integrated resorts in the ASEAN region, Vincent has strong corporate strategy experience and in-depth knowledge in business cultures, political and economic impact within the Great Mekong Sub-region.

Possessing a proven track record of managing, operating and promoting high quality silver spoon service for the VIP service department, Vincent’s area of expertise includes business development partnerships, streamlining hospitality operational processes, systems and employee training in the luxury VIP niche segment.


Mr. Andrew Tan
CHIEF RISK OFFICER

Andrew Tan joined UPL in 2015 and is UPL’s Chief Risk Officer and interim Chief Financial Officer.  He is responsible for all financial, operational, legal and investor relationship matters.

Andrew was leading the risk advisory practice for PwC Laos and Cambodia prior to his current role. He transferred as a Senior Manager from PwC Australia to join PwC’s regional Indochina practice in 2013 to assist in the setting up of the Risk and Control Solutions team in these two countries.

With more than 12 years professional experience, his has advised clients across Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Laos, Cambodia and Australia. His core expertise is in risk management and controls, financial and operational audits and IT risk management. Andrew’s clients included the Big 4 Australian banks, global iron ore and gold miners, international manufacturing companies, Australian and Lao government agencies and major construction companies with regional projects.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Economic Analysis) from the Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia and is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Andrew brings to UPL contemporary management methods and models to strengthen our corporate functions.


Mr. Sisavath Luangsisongkham
RESIDENT ARCHITECT

Sisavath Luangsisongkham is the Resident Architect of UPL Lao Co. Ltd.

He is responsible for all architectural design development and oversees the development schedule and deliverables for the entire Vientiane Nelamit project.

Sisavath has more than 24 years of architectural experience in the United States of America and Lao PDR. His projects included designing modern and eco-friendly residential and commercial buildings, incorporating the latest architectural concepts for efficient use of space and materials.

He is a registered member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a registered member of The Association of Lao Architects and Civil Engineers (ALACE).


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