Vincent Chan is a graduate of Institute of Marketing, UK. He started his career in the early 1970s in Print & Imaging Industry in a British Conglomerate in Sales & Marketing.
In 1980, he started a local Sales, Distribution and Service Company of 39 staff members with the same product lines. First year turnover was less than RM15m. Subsequently, the product lines expanded from Print & Imaging into Total Office Automation including brands like Bell & Howell, Pitney Bowes, Iwatsu, Fujitsu, AT&T and IBM with eight Branch Offices.
In 1990, he was seconded to Singapore HQ to start the Lifestyle and FEC Business holding agency brands such as Motorola, Ericsson, Nokia, NEC, Toshiba, Sega, Nintendo, Konami and others. At the peak, revenue grew to over RM380m with more than 100 outlets in Singapore & Malaysia.
In 1998, he joined Ericsson Malaysia as VP Consumer and later in 2001 he was invited to re-join Wywy Malaysia as President & CEO to revamp and restructure the Company. He expanded into the Digital Printing space with HP, Kodak, Ricoh and Cron and established as an undisputed leader in pre-press to post-press end-to-end solutions which created a revolutionary impact to the printing industry. Sales rebounded from RM2m to over RM100m. He left the group end 2016 to explore private investments.
He also sat as an Independent Director to Jadi Imaging Holdings from 2012 to 2018.
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