The National University of Singapore's Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS) announced today the appointment of Khoong Chan Meng as its new Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Commencing his new role on March 1, Khoong will be replacing Lim Swee Cheang, who has served this role for 17 years. Following this new appointment, Cheang will continue to serve NUS-ISS as its senior advisor.
In a media statement, Khoong said that he will be focusing primarily on leadership development programmes, sector-specific thought leadership, and capability development for start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Khoong is a veteran in the infocomm industry, with over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining NUS-ISS in 2013 as the Chief of IT Strategy & Management, Khoong has held several C-level roles in organisations such as RGE, as well as the State of Qatar.
"Khoong's extensive industry knowledge, expertise and career experience are invaluable to us. He knows the industry well, and has a rich understanding of the Singapore and international ICT landscape," said Professor Tan Eng Chye, Deputy President (Academic Affairs) and Provost of NUS, as well as NUS-ISS Management Board member.
"With Khoong's vision and drive, the ISS will continue to develop strategies and programmes that will drive innovation and nurture infocomm leaders. I am confident that Khoong will lead NUS-ISS to scale greater heights," he added.
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