In Good Company: Singapore Pools CEO's new bet is uplifting workers pool

Singapore Pools chief executive Seah Chin Siong says one of his career highlights as head of Singapore Pools was making use of the group's IT resources to help in the digital transformation of charities in Singapore. He will take over as president an
Singapore Pools chief executive Seah Chin Siong says one of his career highlights as head of Singapore Pools was making use of the group's IT resources to help in the digital transformation of charities in Singapore. He will take over as president and chief executive of the Singapore Institute of Management starting from May 1.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

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A few weeks ago at a golf club in Yishun, a member walked in, fretting that an unknown person had knocked into his car, denting it. Instantly, several fellow members asked for his car plate details to buy 4-D tickets with the matching number.

As it turned out, they struck a winner, a consolation prize paying out more than $6,000 which four members duly shared. Separately, the owner of the other vehicle turned up, offering to pay for the repairs. This had been one lucky day, agreed the member's friends.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 28, 2019, with the headline 'Singapore Pools CEO's new bet: Uplifting workers pool'. Print Edition | Subscribe