Saturday, May 05, 2012

Keppel T&T names 2 board members

SINGAPORE: Keppel Telecommunications and Transportation (Keppel T&T) has appointed two new members to its board.

In a filing on the Singapore Exchange, Keppel T&T said the new members, Professor Neo Boon Siong and Mr Michael Chia Hock Chye have been appointed to its board of directors from 2 May 2012.

Keppel T&T said Professor Neo, an independent non-executive director, was also appointed as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the Board Risk Committee.

Meanwhile, Mr Chia was appointed as a non-independent non-executive director and a member of the Board Risk Committee.

Professor Neo is a certified public accountant, and is currently the chairman of the Nanyang Executive Education.

He is also presently serving as independent director on the board of directors of OCBC Bank and k1 Ventures Ltd.

Mr Chia is the director (Group Strategy & Development) of Keppel Corporation Limited and the managing director (Offshore) of Keppel Offshore and Marine.

He holds directorships in several companies within the Keppel Group, including KIE, Keppel FELS Ltd, Keppel Shipyard Limited and Keppel Energy.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Teo Soon Hoe, chairman of Keppel T&T, said: "Boon Siong and Michael together will bring to Keppel T&T a wealth of experience, which will help to strengthen the company's foundation and capabilities in capturing opportunities in the logistics and data centre markets."

- CNA/wk

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Source From Channel News Asia

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