SBF now a prominent voice for businesses, says outgoing CEO

Chamber has taken a more active role in representing their interests on global stage, he says

Mr Ho Meng Kit will be retiring as chief executive of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) on Jan 1 next year, after 10 years of service. He will still contribute to the business community as senior adviser to the SBF. He will also chair the Asia-
The SBF has been vocal asking for more financing out of the Temasek portfolio and will continue to push for it, said Mr Ho Meng Kit. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Over the past 10 years, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has become a prominent voice for Singapore's business community - in particular, small enterprises - said retiring chief executive Ho Meng Kit.

Trade associations and chambers have grown to become more collaborative in the past decade, and the SBF has taken on a more active role in representing the interests of Singapore businesses on the international stage, he said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2020, with the headline 'SBF now a prominent voice for businesses, says outgoing CEO'. Print Edition | Subscribe