New board members for JTC and EDB

New board members for JTC and EDB

New members have been appointed to the boards of JTC Corporation (JTC) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Monday.


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Read the full statement from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) here:

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today announced board appointment changes at JTC Corporation (JTC) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). The appointments at JTC will take effect from 30 July 2013, while the appointments at EDB will take effect from 1 August 2013.

JTC CORPORATION (JTC)

MTI has appointed three new members to the board of JTC Corporation (JTC).

New Board Members

Lieutenant-General (LG) Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defence Force, Ministry of Defence

Ms Jessie Yeo Hong Cheng, Director, Union Centric and Executive Secretary, Metal Industries Workers' Union (MIWU)

Mr Ngiam Shih Chun, Deputy Secretary (Industry), Ministry of Trade & Industry

SINGAPORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (EDB)

Two new members have been appointed by MTI for the board of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).

New Board Members

Mr Toru Shimada, Director and Senior Executive Officer CMO, Rakuten Inc. & Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rakuten Asia Pte Ltd

Mr Gregory Lee, President & CEO, Samsung Telecommunications America

In Appreciation

The Ministry of Trade and Industry welcomes the new board members, and looks forward to their contributions. MTI also extends its appreciation to all former members for their invaluable contributions. They are:

JTC

Lt-Gen Neo Kian Hong, Permanent Secretary (Education Development), Ministry of Education

EDB

Mr Hiroshi Ikuno, Executive Officer and Regional Chief Executive Officer for ASEAN, Marubeni Corporation and Managing Director, Marubeni ASEAN Pte. Ltd.

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