Wee Siew Kim

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wee.

Wee Siew Kim (Chinese: 黃守金; pinyin: Huáng Shǒujīn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ûiⁿ Siú-kim, born 19 August 1960) was a Member of the Parliament of Singapore representing the Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency (Jalan Kayu) from 2001 to 2011. He ran on a People's Action Party ticket.

Wee was educated at Raffles Institution, followed by the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London Bachelor of Science (Aeronautical Engineering) (Hons), followed by an MBA at Stanford University. Wee is married with four children.

Currently, he is a member of the board of directors (non-executive & independent) of SBS Transit. He is also Director of Changi Airports International Pte Ltd. He is currently Group CEO, NIPSEA Group of Companies.

Mr Wee was previously the deputy CEO (Aerospace and Marine) and concurrent president, Defence Business of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.[1]

One of Wee's daughters, Wee Shu Min, was in the news in October 2006 for posting on her blog what is viewed by some Singaporeans to be elitist,[2] naive and insensitive statements against heartlanders.[3] Wee is a Buddhist.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Choy, Sharolyn. "ST Engineering Announces Management Changes". ST Engineering – Press Releases. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Time to learn that sorry isn't the hardest word to say", Ong Soh Chin, The Straits Times (Saturday Review), 28 October 2006, p. S10
  3. ^ "Teen blogger counselled for her 'elitist' remarks", Ken Kewk, The Straits Times, 24 October 2006, p. H5
  4. ^ "Mr Wee Siew Kim". Parliament of Singapore. Government of Singapore. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

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