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Joint Press Release by MND & HDB : New Appointments to the HDB Board
The Ministry of National Development (MND) today announced board appointment changes at the Housing and Development Board (HDB). The new term of the HDB Board will be from 1 Oct 2015 to 30 Sep 2018.
2 The Board will continue to be led by incumbent Chairman, Mr James Koh Cher Siang. A Deputy Chairman and four new members have been appointed to the Board. Six Board Members have been re-appointed, and four members are stepping down.
3 Mr Chin Yoke Choong, Bobby, has been appointed as Deputy Chairman, HDB.
4 Mr Bobby Chin is currently the Chairman of NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd. He was the Managing Partner of KPMG Singapore for 13 years, from 1992 until his retirement in 2005. He has been active in the Singapore corporate and public service scenes. He also serves as a member of the Council of Presidential Advisers.
5 The four new HDB Board members are from diverse backgrounds, with deep expertise and experience in academia, public service and social work. They are:
6 Mr James Koh Cher Siang has been re-appointed as Chairman, HDB. Six board members have also been re-appointed. They are:
7 Four board members will be stepping down, and MND and HDB wish to thank them for their invaluable service, guidance and contributions during their term of appointment. They are: