Singapore's first woman general, tipped to be PAP candidate in upcoming GE, joins NTUC's e2i as deputy CEO

Ms Gan Siow Huang made history in 2015 when she became the first woman brigadier-general.
Ms Gan Siow Huang made history in 2015 when she became the first woman brigadier-general.PHOTO: GAN SIOW HUANG/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - Singapore's first woman general has taken on a role with the labour movement as deputy chief executive of e2i, the National Trades Union Congress' (NTUC) Employment and Employability Institute.

Ms Gan Siow Huang, 45, joined e2i in April after leaving the Singapore Armed Forces, and is expected to be fielded as a People's Action Party (PAP) candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC at the coming general election.

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