New head of National Art Gallery Chong Siak Ching wants the art to come first
Published on Feb 19, 2013 5:05 PM
The new head of the National Art Gallery, Singapore believes "the art has to come first".
Ms Chong Siak Ching steps down from her post as president of business-space solutions provider Ascendas to become chief executive of the Gallery on April 1.
The multiple award-winning businesswoman says the opportunity to take on this new challenge was just what she was looking for.
The energetic Ms Chong, who looks a lot younger than her 54 years, tells Life!: "When this opportunity came up, I felt it resonated with what I have already been doing - promoting Singapore's expertise and competencies. Art is an area I am particularly interested in and it gives us a chance to promote Singapore through art."
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