1 December 2009 - Seven new members have been appointed to the Board of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) today. Tapping on their wealth of experience from both public and private sectors, the Board looks forward to their participation in guiding the work of IDA, and helping to chart the continual growth of Singapore's infocomm industry.

Singapore, 1 December 2009 | For Immediate Release

Seven new members have been appointed to the Board of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) today. Tapping on their wealth of experience from both public and private sectors, the Board looks forward to their participation in guiding the work of IDA, and helping to chart the continual growth of Singapore's infocomm industry.

New Appointment

IDA welcomes these seven members who will serve a two-year term:

  1. Mr Matthias KUNZE
    Managing Director, Asia, Yahoo! Mobile

  2. Mr Steven Robert LEONARD
    President, EMC Asia Pacific/Japan, EMC Corporation

  3. Mr Jimmy PHOON Siew Heng
    Senior Managing Director, Strategy, Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd

  4. Mr Muthukrishnan RAMASWAMI
    Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Singapore Exchange Ltd

  5. Professor TAN Eng Chye
    Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost, National University of Singapore

  6. Mr Jeremy TAN Kuan Loong
    Founder and Group Managing Director, Korvac Holdings Pte Ltd

  7. Ms TAN Yen Yen
    Vice President and Managing Director, Hewlett-Packard Singapore (Sales) Pte Ltd

A brief write-up of the new members is given in Annex A (32.95KB).

Retirement

Seven members have stepped down from the IDA Board. IDA wishes to thank the following members for their invaluable service and guidance during their term. They are:

  1. Ms LEONG Wai Leng
    Chief Financial Officer, Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd

  2. Mr Stephen LIM Beng Lin
    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, SQL View Pte Ltd

  3. Mr Dan NEARY
    Vice President and General Manager, Skype Singapore Pte Ltd

  4. Mr ONG Peng Tsin (Stepped down since 6 May 2009)
    Chairman, Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd

  5. Mr PEK Yew Chai
    Country Head of Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Siemens Pte Ltd

  6. Mr SAW Ken Wye
    Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Asia-Pacific Region, Microsoft Operations Pte Ltd

  7. Mr William J. AMELIO

The IDA Board is chaired by Ms YONG Ying-I, Permanent Secretary (Health), Ministry of Health. The list of existing Board members appointed for another two-year term can be found in Annex B (12.30KB).


ISSUED BY INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE
CORPORATE AND MARKETING COMMUNICATION DIVISION

About Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is committed to growing Singapore into a dynamic global infocomm hub. IDA uses an integrated approach to developing info-communications in Singapore. This involves nurturing a competitive telecoms market as well as a conducive business environment with programmes and schemes for both local and international companies. For more news and information, visit https://www.imda.gov.sg/.

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Ms Melanie KOH
Assistant Manager, Corporate & Marketing Communication
Tel:  +65 6211 0297
E-mail: melanie_koh@imda.gov.sg

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