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GIC names Lim Chow Kiat new chief investment officer

Published on Jan 4, 2013 11:38 AM
 
After 27 years at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Mr Ng Kok Song, (right) will be retiring as the chief investment officer from 1 Feb. GIC said that it is appointing Mr Lim Chow Kiat, (left), current its deputy chief investment officer, to succeed Mr Ng. -- PHOTO: GIC 

After 27 years at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Mr Ng Kok Song, 64, will be retiring as the chief investment officer from 1 Feb.

GIC said that it is appointing Mr Lim Chow Kiat, 42, currently its deputy chief investment officer, to succeed Mr Ng.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanked Mr Ng for his years of service, noting that Mr Ng had received the Meritorious Service last year.

Mr Lee said that Mr Ng had provided strong leadership to GIC, which manages Singapore's foreign reserves, in times of crisis and groomed a generation of investment officers.

 
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