Koh Boon Hwee

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Koh Boon Hwee
Alma mater Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London
Harvard Business School
Occupation Chairman, Yeo Hiap Seng
Chairman, Far East Orchard[1]

Koh Boon Hwee, DUBC is a businessman from Singapore.

Education[edit]

Koh was educated at Saint Andrew's School, Singapore. He went on to receive a first class honours degree in mechanical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, and an MBA (Distinction) from the Harvard Business School.

Career[edit]

Koh was appointed Chairman of the Singapore Telecom Group in 1986 and then joined the Singapore Airlines board in March 2001.

He served as Chairman of the SIA Engineering Company; a Director of Agilent Technologies Inc, [Four Soft Ltd] and Norelco UMS Holdings Limited; Executive Director of MediaRing Limited and Tech Group Asia Limited. He serves on the boards of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited as a Director; AAC Acoustic Technologies Holdings Ltd and Infiniti Solutions Private Limited. He is also a Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation.

On 1 January 2006, Koh became chairman of DBS Bank. He joined DBS as a director on 15 June 2005. He will be stepping down from his current post on 30 April. His replacement is Peter Seah.[2]

At the 2008 National Day Awards, Koh was awarded the Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Distinguished Service Order).[3]

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