REPEAT - SPH appoints new board director

Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) has appointed Mr Quek See Tiat as an independent director to its Board with effect from Sept 1. He will be a member of the audit committee and the board risk committee.

Mr Quek, 59, graduated with an honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a fellow with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

A former partner and deputy chairman of consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr Quek also sits on the boards of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Neptune Orient Lines, Energy Market Authority and Singapore Technologies Engineering. He is also the chairman of the Building and Construction Authority.

Mr Quek said: "I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on SPH's Board. I look forward to working with the Board to ensure SPH's continued success and prosperity against a rapidly changing media landscape."

Chairman of the SPH Board, Dr Lee Boon Yang, said he is confident that Mr Quek "will be able to work closely with the rest of us to harness the company's strengths and steer it to greater heights".