Re-appointment and appointment to MAS Board of Directors
Singapore, 1 June 2012... The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and Industry, has been re-appointed to MAS' Board of Directors, as Deputy Chairman, for a further period of two years with effect from 1 June 2012.
2 Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, National University of Singapore, has also been appointed to its Board of Directors, for a two-year period from 1 June 2012. Professor Tan is also the Deputy Chairman of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and current Chair of the International Alliance of Research Universities.
3 Mr Teo Ming Kian, Chairman, Mediacorp Pte Ltd, stepped down from the Board from 1 June 2012. MAS is grateful to Mr Teo for his active contributions on the Board over the last five and a half years.
4 The members of the MAS Board of Directors are listed in the Annex.
Board of Directors of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (with effect from 1 June 2012)
Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam (Chairman) Deputy Prime Minister; Minister for Finance; Minister for Manpower
Mr Lim Hng Kiang (Deputy Chairman) Minister for Trade and Industry
Mr Heng Swee Keat Minister for Education
Mr Lawrence Wong Shyun Tsai Minister of State for Ministry of Education; Minister of State for Ministry of Defence
Mr Lim Chee Onn Senior International Adviser Singbridge Private Ltd
Mr Lucien Wong Yuen Kuai Managing Partner, Allen & Gledhill
Mr Peter Ong Boon Kwee Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance
Mr Sundaresh Menon Attorney-General
Professor Tan Chorh Chuan President, National University of Singapore