Sven Janne Sjödén

Non-Executive Chairman

Janne was appointed as Chairman of Unigel Group plc on August 26, 2022. He is also the Chairman of Unigel (UK) Limited, a subsidiary of the Company since 2014.

Janne had an illustrious career at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Sweden where he held numerous leadership and senior management roles including as the President and board member of Ericsson Network Technologies AB. He had previously served as an adviser to Handelsbanken AB, and was the Chairman and board member of The Hoverline Group AB in Sweden from 2008 to 2013.

Janne graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Kwang Hua (Eric) Chhoa

Chief Executive Officer

Eric was appointed to the Board of Unigel Group plc on February 23, 2022.

Eric is a serial entrepreneur, and has founded, built and acquired numerous companies in the telecommunications cable, cable components and services areas over the past 25 years. In 2014 and 2017, Eric acquired Unigel (UK) Limited and Unitape Limited and—accelerated his vision to build a cables component supply ecosystem for the global fiber optic cables industry.

Eric graduated summa cum laude from Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Azlinda Ezrina Binti Ariffin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Azlinda was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Unigel Group plc on August 26, 2022.

Azlinda has over 28 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, Azlinda is the founder and CEO of Dricopax Capital Limited, a multi-family office boutique firm in London. She is also a consulting partner at Withersworldwide LLP. In April 2021, Azlinda was appointed to the board of MobilityOne Limited, an AIM listed company as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Azlinda graduated with an LL.B (Hons) from University College of Wales, Cardiff. She is a barrister at Gray’s Inn, and a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Gary Revel-Chion


Gary was appointed as a Director of Unigel Group plc on July 11, 2022. He is also the Financial Controller of Unigel (UK) Limited and Unitape Limited.

Gary is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of experience across a wide range of industries. Prior to running his own accounting practice, Gary was employed at Robson Rhodes as a Senior Audit Manager. In 2018, Gary joined Unigel (UK) Limited as Head of Finance where he was responsible for the financial operations of the business.

Gary graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Accountancy and Economics from the University of Hull, England, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).