Singtel appoints new Group Chief Financial Officer
Singapore, 31 January 2007 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Francis Heng Hang Song will be joining the company as Group Chief Financial Officer. His appointment will take effect from 9 March 2007.
Francis, 47, will be responsible for the Singtel Group’s financial functions, including corporate finance, treasury, tax, insurance and risk management and investor relations.
“We are pleased to welcome Francis to Singtel,” said Mr Lee Hsien Yang, Singtel Group CEO. “Francis brings with him strong hands-on corporate and financial experience in various conglomerates. We look forward to his contribution as a valuable member of our leadership team.”
Francis will take over the Group CFO role from Ms Chua Sock Koong, Singtel’s Deputy Group CEO, who has been covering the position.
Francis is currently serving notice as the CFO of Singapore Technologies Engineering. Previously, he has worked for various leading international business conglomerates, banking and financial institutions locally and in New York, London, Switzerland and Hong Kong.
Francis graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore. He is married with two children.