Sophisticated Investor Profile: Gooi Soon Chai

A blue chip stock magnet, Mr. Gooi Soon Chai is not only known to draw aces on the bourse but also known to weather downturns in the board…

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Dr. Clemen Chiang

A blue chip stock magnet, Mr. Gooi Soon Chai is not only known to draw aces on the bourse but also known to weather downturns in the board room.

Business across Borders

Mr. Gooi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from London University. A fine exemplar of academic excellence, he graduated with first class honours. He also holds a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Imperial College, United Kingdom.

Since November 2015, Gooi Soon Chai has been the Senior Vice President of Keysight, and President of the Electronic Industrial Solutions Group.

Keysight is an electronic measurement company, focusing on innovating wireless, modular, and software solutions. It delivers products and solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense and semiconductor markets. A globally known company, it has client bases in over 100 countries.

At Keysight, he is in charge of Order Fulfilment, Global Sourcing and IT functions such as managing the end-to-end supply chain, manufacturing operations, engineering, technology Centers and Worldwide Logistics. Aside from these, he also covers functions such as global sourcing and strategic supplier management, as well as IT infrastructure and application services.

Before serving at Keysight, Mr. Gooi has held various positions in different businesses such as manufacturing, order fulfillment, IT and business management. He has garnered a hefty amount of international experience in the semiconductor and electronics instrument measurement industries.

He joined Agilent Technologies Inc. in 1985. In March 2005, he served as Agilent’s Vice President and General Manager of the Asia Instruments Business Unit. There, he was responsible for managing various accounts and portfolios involving semiconductor, board-test and nanotechnology markets.

In the same year, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Electronic Instruments Business. From 2011 to 2013, he took the opportunity to serve as the Senior Vice President of the same company’s Order Fulfilment and Supply Chain.

Mr. Gooi has a well-established record in the company serving and leading the group’s strategies and efforts to maximise their strengths in the supply chain and engineering operations of different business segments.

Mr. Gooi in Action

Mr. Gooi is included in Frencken Group Limited’s prominent shareholders. His latest trading activities include buying 100,000 deemed shares of the said stock at SGD0.317 in the first week of March. He subsequently increased 450,000 deemed shares of the same stock a week later. Follow the investing action of Mr. Gooi Soon Chai at and track Frencken Group’s performance at

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