Singapore, 17 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the appointment of Mr Leong Shin Loong as the Chief Executive Officer of SingNet Pte Ltd, the Group’s wholly-owned Internet subsidiary, and Singtel Paging with effect from 20 November 2006.
Mr Leong will also take on the role of Singtel’s Vice President of Consumer Products, overseeing the development of new services for Singtel’s fixed-line, mobile and broadband businesses.
He takes over the duties from Mr Hui Weng Cheong, who will leave for Thailand to assume the position of Deputy President in Advanced Info Services (AIS), Singtel’s regional mobile associate.
Mr Leong joined Singtel in 1997 and has served in various management positions as Head of SingNet and Group Director of Human Resource. He spent the last five years in Singtel’s regional mobile associate companies: two years in AIS and three years in Telkomsel, Indonesia.