Tangs COO Kevin Dyson will be its next CEO

SINGAPORE - Tangs is promoting its chief operating officer (COO) Kevin Dyson to chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from April 1.

He will also be appointed to the company's board of directors on the same day.

Mr Dyson, who has been Tangs COO since September 2014, takes over from Mr Foo Tiang Sooi, who will remain with the company as senior director.

Prior to joining Tangs, Mr Dyson spent 25 years with Barneys New York, a US luxury retailer, gaining extensive experience in store management, merchandising, and the expansion of stores across the United States.

Mr Foo's new role as senior director will be focused on the financial aspects of the business, providing support to the chairman as well as the new CEO.

He has been a member of the board since 1994, before assuming the role of chief operating officer in 1999 and CEO in 2006.