Darren Chia joins Helix Leisure as Chief Product Officer
Singapore, November 2015 – Helix Leisure, a leader in out-of-home entertainment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Darren Chia in a newly-created executive position of Chief Product Officer with effect December 1st.
In this role, Darren will oversee Helix Leisure’s four R&D teams in Perth, Singapore, Jakarta, and Pune and its supply chain management function. He will re-locate to his native Singapore and report to Chief Executive Theo Sanders.
Darren was most recently Executive Director and General Manager of the Displays business unit at Lenovo, the world’s largest PC maker, based in Beijing. Previously, he has held senior management roles at leading technology firms including Razer and Dell. Darren holds an MBA from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a BSc from the University of Florida.
As part of the realignment, Mr. Mark Easte will move into the role of Sr. Vice President, Product Strategy, and oversee the product roadmaps and major technology initiatives of the Helix Leisure group. Mark will continue to be based in Perth and will continue to report to Theo Sanders. “With Darren, we’re adding a world-class technology executive to Helix Leisure’s ranks. Mark is an exceptional innovator and I’m confident this partnership will position the group to continue to deliver the cutting-edge of products and services to the industry,” said Theo Sanders, CEO of Helix Leisure.