ExxonMobil Asia Pac boss Gan Seow Kee to retire

Mr Gan Seow Kee's roles as ExxonMobil Asia Pacific's chairman and managing director will be taken over by its director Geraldine Chin.
Mr Gan Seow Kee's roles as ExxonMobil Asia Pacific's chairman and managing director will be taken over by its director Geraldine Chin.
Mr Gan Seow Kee's roles as ExxonMobil Asia Pacific's chairman and managing director will be taken over by its director Geraldine Chin.
Mr Gan Seow Kee's roles as ExxonMobil Asia Pacific's chairman and managing director will be taken over by its director Geraldine Chin.

The chairman and managing director of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific, Mr Gan Seow Kee, will retire on Jan 1 next year after more than four decades with the company.

Taking over the top jobs will be Ms Geraldine Chin, director of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific, the oil major said on Thursday.

Mr Gan is also the president and director of ExxonMobil China Petroleum and Petrochemical Company, and serves as a director in Fujian Refining and Petrochemical Company as well as Sinopec SenMei (Fujian) Petroleum Company.

He joined Esso Singapore in 1979 and has held a variety of roles in manufacturing, sales and marketing, supply and trading, planning as well as finance, in Singapore and the United States. This included leading ExxonMobil's global oil products supply and trading business based in the US.

Mr Gan joined Singapore's Council of Presidential Advisers this year. He is also a vice-chairman of the Singapore Business Federation and a board member of the Economic Development Board.

Ms Chin joined ExxonMobil 32 years ago. The Singaporean has held positions in Singapore and the US, including in sales and marketing, supply and trading, human resources and research.

She is also a director of Sinopec SenMei (Fujian) Petroleum Company.

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