Appointment Effective 1 September 2002
Singapore, 31 July 2002 - StarHub, Singapore’s leading info-communications provider, today announced the appointment of Mr Kwek Buck Chye as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This appointment will take effect 1 September 2002. Buck Chye will work closely with StarHub’s senior management team to manage StarHub’s financial portfolio and to ensure StarHub’s continued dynamic growth in the info-communications industry.
StarHub’s current CFO, Mr Henry Lim, will be joining Temasek Holdings as Managing Director, Finance. His appointment will also take effect on 1 September 2002.
"We warmly welcome Buck Chye to StarHub. He has extensive industry experience and knowledge that is highly relevant to StarHub’s strategic direction. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Henry for his many contributions to StarHub over the past four years. We wish Henry all the best in his exciting new challenge, and we believe his experience at StarHub will be of benefit to his service with Temasek Holdings," said Mr Terry Clontz, President and CEO of StarHub.
Buck Chye is presently CFO for Singapore Technologies Telemedia, and was involved in StarHub’s recent merger with Singapore Cable Vision Ltd (SCV). During his 10-year tenure with the Singapore Technologies group, Buck Chye also served as CFO in various major operating units within the Group including Chartered Semiconductor, ST Assembly and Test, and Vickers Capital. He has also held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Vickers Ballas & Co. In addition, Buck Chye has worked with many units preparing them for public listing, group restructuring and integration exercises, as well as for major acquisitions and mergers.
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