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NOL uploads IT entrepreneur to the board

Article-NOL uploads IT entrepreneur to the board

NOL uploads IT entrepreneur to the board

Singapore: Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) has announced the appointment of a leading Singaporean business figure to the company's Board of Directors.
Mr Boon Swan Foo is Executive Chairman of Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd, which is the strategic marketing and commercialisation arm of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).
 Mr Boon has held various high-level roles in both the public and private sectors, including the positions of Managing Director of A*STAR and Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, where he was awarded the Singapore Business Award for Outstanding CEO in 2000.
Mr Boon currently serves on the boards of Singapore Computer Systems Limited, Shin Corporation Plc, and several other private limited companies. He is also a Senior Advisor of Temasek Holdings, as well as Advisor of ST Engineering Ltd. Mr Boon is a Member of Motorola Inc Research Visionary Board, a Member of the Commercialisation Advisory Board, Imperial College (UK) and was previously a Member of the Dean's Council of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He previously served as a member of the NOL Board of Directors between 2002 and 2003.
NOL Chairman Mr Cheng Wai Keung said: "We are delighted to make such an important addition to the NOL Board. Mr Boon's exemplary record at the highest levels of business will enable him to make a significant contribution as NOL embarks on the next phase of its growth."  [29/7/08]

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