William Tay – Vistage Chair Profile

VISTAGE - WILLIAM TAY PROFILE & EXPERTISE

William Tay Yew Chye, Retired-Executive Chairman of Cast Group of Companies. He has successfully acquired CPG Laboratories Pte Ltd in 2011 and led in an effort to merge Cast Group with a SGX listed company, Tai Sin Electric Limited in 2012.

In the following year, the company attained an annual turnover of above $25 million.It has offices in Malaysia and Indonesia and Myanmar.

Cast Laboratories was selected to represent Small and Medium size company in Singapore by PSB to participate in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) TQM Programme.

He started as a chemistry technician in PUB, in 1985 he bought over a failed Company -Cast Laboratories and helm as the Chief Executive Officer and eventually became the Executive Chairman for the company. Cast Lab went on to be awarded the SQC (Singapore Quality Class) status from 1991 onwards.

Mr. William Tay is also a notable figure in the aspect of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur development as he was the Vice President of Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME). He had lead trade missions to Myanmar and Sri Lanka and Malaysia in 1990.

He was in the Singapore Business Federation as a committee member in Internationalization and Innovation.

Currently he is the Asean Business Chairman for the Association of Asean Senators. William had train government officials in the Ministry of Construction in Myanmar in the area of QMS and Management skills. Currently he is doing Investments and Business Consultant in Myanmar.

Now, William is focusing on grooming aspiring entrepreneurs in charting their own business growth in this competitive landscape