Executive moves: Former Minister Yeo appointed to Creative board; Chip Eng Seng, Vibrant

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster product. Credit: Creative TechnologyCreative Technology's Sound Blaster product. Credit: Creative Technology

Singapore companies announcing executive changes on Monday, 15 November 2021: Creative Technology, Chip Eng Seng and Vibrant Group.

Creative Technology

Creative Technology has appointed George Yong-Boon Yeo, age 67, as an independent non-executive director, effective Monday.

“With his extensive knowledge and experience in international affairs and leadership roles, Mr. Yeo will be a valuable addition to the Creative board and his guidance and support will be invaluable,” Sim Wong Hoo, chairman and CEO of Creative, said in a statement filed to SGX.

“Creative will benefit from his perspectives and insights as we move forward to meet the challenges in these difficult and uncertain times,” Sim added.

Yeo served in Singapore’s government from 1988 to 2011, as Minister of State for Finance, Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade and Industry and Foreign Affairs. Prior to 1988, Yeo served in the Singapore Armed Forces, attaining the rank of Brigadier-General.

In addition, Yeo was chairman of Hong Kong-listed Kerry Logistics Network from 2012 to 2019, and senior advisor to Kuok Group from 2019-2021, the filing said.

Chip Eng Seng

Chip Eng Seng said Monday Yoong Shaw Leong, age 59, would resign as managing director of the group’s precast division to pursue other career opportunities. The resignation is effective Monday, the company said in a filing to SGX.

Yoong was appointed to the position in 2018.

Vibrant Group

Vibrant Group said Monday it had appointed Chew Khat Khiam Albert, age 63, as non-executive independent director, effective Monday.

From January 2014 to March 2017, Chew was director of Dynamic Group Cambodia, and has also been director of Joe Grand Eco Investment (Cambodia) and independent non-executive director of Kuchai Development and Sungei Bagan Rubber Co. (Malaya), the company said in a filing to SGX.

Chew was appointed to fill the vacancy after the retirement at the conclusion of the annual general meeting in August of Khua Hock Su, a non-executive independent director, the filing said.

 

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