Singtel appoints external candidate as Executive Vice President for its Consumer Division
Singapore, 01 December 2006 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Quek Peck Leng will be joining the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Consumer Division after an exhaustive search within and outside Singtel. His appointment will take effect from 8 December 2006.
Peck Leng, 51, will lead Singtel’s Consumer Division which offers a full range of multimedia, mobile and fixed-line communication services to more than four million residents in Singapore.
“We are pleased to welcome Peck Leng to Singtel,” said Mr Allen Lew, CEO Singapore. “Peck Leng brings with him a wealth of knowledge about the Singapore consumer market. I am confident that with his years of experience in senior management, he will be a valuable team member and a key leader in our Singapore business.”
In his current role as Regional Director, S.E.A/Oceania, of a fast-moving consumer goods company, Peck Leng oversees Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, and is accountable for their profitability. Before 1998, Peck Leng was its Director, Group Human Resource, responsible for talent management, people and team development, vital to the success of the fiercely competitive fast moving consumer goods business. Peck Leng was also one of those tasked with keeping the company’s flagship brand as the market leader inSingapore.