On the move: Heatec Jietong Holdings

 Mr Jeffrey Soon is the general manager of sales for local piping and heat transfer firm Heatec Jietong.
Mr Jeffrey Soon is the general manager of sales for local piping and heat transfer firm Heatec Jietong. PHOTO: HEATEC JIETONG

Heatec Jietong Holdings

Jeffrey Soon: Promoted to chief executive officer (CEO) of the group and appointed to the board of directors, effective last Friday. He was previously the group sales and business development director. Mr Soon, 35, replaces former CEO Johnny Soon Yeow Kwee, his father, who retired at the end of last year. The younger Mr Soon has worked at Heatec Jietong since May 2005, holding various roles. He started off as a project engineer with the firm before moving on to roles such as operations manager, business development and sales manager and general manager of sales and operations. The firm said in a Singapore Exchange filing that it will arrange for Mr Soon to attend training in relation to the responsibilities of a director of a listed company.

Sembcorp Industries

Nicky Tan: Appointed to the executive committee of Sembcorp's board of directors.

The appointment took effect last Friday. Previously, Mr Tan was an independent non-executive director on the board.

Wilmar International

Leong Horn Kee: Resigned from his role as an independent non-executive director on Wilmar's board, with effect from last Friday. The 63-year-old had been in the position since June 2000.

Teo Kim Yong: Retired from his roles as chief operating officer and executive director last Friday. The 62-year-old will, however, remain as director of some Wilmar subsidiaries.

Mr Teo had been a Wilmar executive director since 2006, and its chief operating officer since 2013. He was in charge of the group's commercial activities, merchandising of palm and lauric oils, and the manufacturing, palm and biodiesel trading operations.

Teckwah Industrial Corp

Angela Kok Teo Meng Kim: Retired at the end of last month from her role as director of organisation development and corporate communications.

However, the 65-year-old has been appointed as adviser to Teckwah's chairman, on an assignment basis. Her previous portfolio will be distributed to other key management personnel, the company said.

Ms Kok had been in the role since 2001, during which she was responsible for developing strategies, policies and processes to enhance investor, media and employee communication. She also oversaw the human resources department and planned and directed activities to enhance Teckwah's corporate identity.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2016, with the headline 'OnTheMove'. Print Edition | Subscribe