As part of the progressive renewal of the Board of Directors of SMRT Corporation Ltd and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SMRT Trains Ltd., the respective Boards will be reconstituted in the following manner:
Mr Koh Yong Guan, Chairman of the Boards of SMRT Corporation Ltd and SMRT Trains Ltd. will step down on 17 July 2017 when he completes his current term of office. Mr Koh has been an independent director of SMRT Corporation Ltd since April 2007 and SMRT Trains Ltd. since May 2007. He has held the position of Chairman of both Boards since July 2009. Mr Seah Moon Ming, currently Deputy Chairman of both SMRT Corporation Ltd and its subsidiary, SMRT Trains Ltd. will be appointed as the Chairman with effect from 17 July 2017.
The following members will also complete their current terms of office on 17 July 2017:
- Mr Bob Tan Beng Hai, Director of SMRT Corporation Ltd and SMRT Trains Ltd.
- Mr Patrick Ang Peng Koon, Director of SMRT Corporation Ltd
- Mdm Moliah Hashim, Director of SMRT Corporation Ltd
SMRT Corporation Ltd has appointed Dr Philip Pillai as a Director with effect from 24 April 2017.
SMRT Trains Ltd. has appointed Dr Philip Pillai and Mr Quek Gim Pew as Directors with effect from 24 April 2017.
Mdm Moliah Hashim will be appointed as a Director of SMRT Trains Ltd. with effect from 17 July 2017.
SMRT Corporation Ltd would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Koh for his leadership, guidance and contributions to SMRT Corporation Ltd and SMRT Trains Ltd. He has been pivotal to the transition to the New Rail Financing Framework and the drive towards rail reliability through SMRT’s ongoing effort to renew and improve Singapore’s North-South and East-West Lines.
SMRT also extends its appreciation to all outgoing Board members for their invaluable contributions and welcomes the new members to the respective Boards.
Please refer to the Annex for the profiles of the new Board Members.