Mainboard-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) announced the retirement of Mr Png Kim Chiang, age 61, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company with effect from 1 April 2020. He will relinquish his Directorship of SIAEC and continue as Advisor to the Company on the same date.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr Ng Chin Hwee, who is a Non-executive Director on the Board of SIAEC and the Executive Vice President Human Resources and Operations of Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), will succeed Mr Png as CEO on 1 April 2020.
Mr Ng Chin Hwee, aged 59, is well-suited for the role as SIAEC’s next CEO, given his extensive experience in aviation, business and operations. He joined SIA in 1985 and was appointed to various senior positions in Singapore and overseas. In 2004, he returned to Singapore to take up the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airport Terminal Services Ltd (SATS). He left SATS to rejoin SIA as Executive Vice President for Human Resources and Planning on 1 January 2008. He was appointed Executive Vice President Human Resources and Operations on 1 February 2011 and currently takes charge of the divisions of Cabin Crew, Engineering, Flight Operations, Customer Services and Operations, and Human Resources.