Spotlight on fraught Sports Hub public-private partnership model after CEO Oon Jin Teik's resignation

Mr Oon Jin Teik on Monday (Jan 28) announced his shock resignation as Sports Hub chief executive after just a year in the role.
Mr Oon Jin Teik on Monday (Jan 28) announced his shock resignation as Sports Hub chief executive after just a year in the role.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Envisioned as a leading example of successful public-private partnership (PPP), the Singapore Sports Hub has been anything but in practice.

Mr Oon Jin Teik, who on Monday (Jan 28) announced his shock resignation as Sports Hub chief executive after just a year in the role, became the latest to get wrong the delicate balancing act between the public sector's social objectives and the private sector's profit motive.

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