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Koh Boon Hwee

Boon Hwee is a senior corporate leader and entrepreneur with a distinguished record in Asia and the United States.

His career has seen him hold leading positions in some of the world’s most dynamic companies including Hewlett-Packard (Managing Director, Singapore 1985-1990) and Temasek Holdings Plc (Director 1996-2010). He has served as Chairman at many of Asia’s leading companies including SingTel (1986-2001), the Wuthelam Group (1991-2000), Singapore Airlines Ltd (2001 -2005) and DBS Bank (2006-2010).

Boon Hwee is currently active as Managing Partner and Chairman of Credence Partners Pte Ltd and holds positions on the board of a number of companies including GIC, AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. and Agilent Technologies Inc. He is the Chairman of the Securities Industry Council of Singapore and his philanthropic work includes the Chairmanship of the Board of Trustees of Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London and gained an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Positions Held

  • Chairman of Singapore Telecom Group (SingTel) for 17 years
  • Chairman of Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) for 4 years
  • Chairman of Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) for 4 years
  • A Director on the Board of Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. and served as a member of its Executive Committee for 15 years