Incoming SMRT chief gearing up to take the helm

Mr Neo Kian Hong (right) will take over from current SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek (left) on Aug 1.
Mr Neo Kian Hong (right) will take over from current SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek (left) on Aug 1.

He is making site visits, getting guidance from company execs before assuming role in Aug

Transition planning is already under way to help incoming SMRT chief executive Neo Kian Hong get up to speed before he takes the reins of the transport giant on Aug 1.

Mr Neo, who has no prior experience running a rail business, is making site visits and getting guidance from company executives, said chairman Seah Moon Ming.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2018, with the headline 'Incoming SMRT chief gearing up to take the helm'. Print Edition | Subscribe