Who We AreAbout Optic Marine Group
Total and Integrated Solutions’ Provider
We are equipped with our own subsea cable installation vessel CS Ill de Re which is fully equipped with dynamic positioning, navigational and burial tools to meet the needs of each cable laying project. Our shore end cable lay barges and anchor handling tugs have been specifically engineered and designed to operate in shallow waters. We continue to prove our performance excellence through our exceptional track record with consistency, accuracy and cost-effective techniques perfected through years of experience in the submarine cable industry.
The Management Team
The Steer, The Engine and The Anchor
Datuk Lim Soon Foo
- Executive Chairman
Datuk Lim Soon Foo is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience founding and growing companies. He is the founder of OMS Group and the driving force behind the formulation and implementation of its corporate and business strategy until management was handed over to Mr. Ronnie Lim. He continues oversee OMS Group’s direction and overall performance. He is a charter holder of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Datin Janet Ng
– Executive Director
Datin Janet Ng supports the Executive Chairman in the general administration of OMS Group’s operations. She is a board member and provides oversight to OMS Group’s direction and overall performance.
- Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ronnie Lim is our Group Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed to this role in 2015. Under his leadership, OMS Group has expanded into new businesses and geographies making it one of the largest integrated tech infrastructure solutions provider today. He oversees the overall strategy and performance of the group alongside the Executive Chairman.
- Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Emmanuel Delanoue has more than 25 years of experience in submarine telecommunications, with Alcatel Submarine Networks. He has more than 20 years experience leading specialised teams in Technical Engineering including Head of APAC. Mr. Delanoue was previously the CEO of Samoa Submarine Cable company prior to joining OMS Group. He brings extensive knowledge in submarine cable systems from design up to maintenance and great network development with the community, cable owners and carriers in the Asia Pacific region.
- Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer
– MD Operations
– MD Wet Operations
After sailing more than 10 years on board cable ships for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs , Olivier moved to the on-shore management for an Asian company . His unlimited Master certificate and unlimited Chief Engineer degree give him a solid background to understand the day-to-day constraints of the cable laying, maintenance, shore end activities and team management. Before joining OMS Group, he acted as Operation Director for almost 4 years and led the first company operating an Indonesian registered cable ship, being involved into all aspects of a cable laying project & maintenance contract for domestic market. He has also been consulted by Tier 1 telecommunication companies such to build up the Indonesian backbone and inter-islands systems. Finally drawn by the dynamism of OMS Group, Olivier joined the team in 2020 and he is now the managing director of the wet operations and he is developing new solutions to reinforce OMS Group position as a strong international player in the submarine cable installation & maintenance business.
– Head of Subsea Engineering
– Head of Maintenance Operations
Darren leads the marine maintenance division within the Optic Marine Group focused primarily on the Asia Pacific region. Prior to his position within the Optic Marine Group, he has worked for Alcatel Submarine Networks as a Marine Proposals Engineer and Offshore Operations Manager. Darren has obtained in his 8 years in the Submarine Cable Industry a varied and expansive knowledge of the industry from both supplier and subcontractor perspectives, and has worked in the UK, France, Indonesia, and Malaysia, gaining invaluable knowledge and experience of working and cultural relationships within the various regions the industry operates.
ER YIN HAR
– Senior Financial Controller
Er Yin Har is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). She has more than 17 years of experience in financial management, group accounting, taxation, treasury management and auditing. She had held various senior positions in the companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Prior to joining the group, she was overseeing the accounting and finance functions of its hospitality, health and membership and tourism division of a listed conglomerate. She is currently the Senior Financial Controller of the OMS group, responsible for the Group’s financial reporting and treasury functions.
Advisors to the Board of Directors
Rozaimy has over 23 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry. He started his career at AT&T Network Systems / Bell Labs as a System Engineer. He was involved in Business Markets/ Consumer & Wholesale Market with AT&T for 11 years. Subsequently, he joined Telekom Malaysia (TM), and was involved in Global and Domestic wholesale business. His last position during his 12 years tenure was Executive Vice President and COO. He has been involved in many TM projects on Global submarine system, Regional Data Center build, Domestic Fibre Network as well as Mobile network.
Derek Lim has over 21 years experience in investment banking and investments. He is the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director of First Eagle Capital Management Pte Ltd in Singapore. Derek held senior roles in CIMB Investment Bank prior to joining First Eagle, including Head of Asia Equity Capital Markets and Syndicate; and Managing Director in the Group CEO’s Office. Derek was a member of CIMB’s Investment Banking Management Committee and CIMB’s Group Underwriting Risk Committee. Prior to joining CIMB, Derek worked at Citigroup Global Markets
Committed to quality improvement
“It is our commitment to keep abreast and exercise quality improvement efforts while improving our management system. We emphasise on providing the most cost effective solution without compromising quality”
The vessels and equipment used, vessel, cable lay barge, burial tools and equipment, as well as cable jointing and testing equipment, are vigorously maintained according to ISO quality procedures. As part of our commitment to quality we strive to improve resources and ensure they meet international standards to enhance project results.
In an industry where mistakes are costly, the company goes beyond and works hard to ensure proper project planning and implementation are in place while taking into consideration all related environmental risks that may be present