Shell Singapore appoints a new Chairperson
Oct 01, 2014
Shell Companies in Singapore announced the appointment from today of Goh Swee Chen as Chairperson. Concurrently Vice President for Commercial Fuels and Lubricants, Asia Pacific, Swee Chen succeeds Lee Tzu Yang who will retire from Shell at the end of October.
As Chairperson, Swee Chen will lead some 3,000 employees in growing the business, enhancing the Shell reputation, and ensuring the company remains an active member of the Singaporean community. She joined Shell in 2003 and has led businesses in sales and marketing, and information technology. Swee Chen chairs the Shell Tongyi Board, a lubricants joint venture in China, and was a Director of the Singapore Civil Service College Board from 2011 to 2013. Before coming to Shell, she had worked for IBM Australia and Procter & Gamble.
Swee Chen holds a degree in Information Science from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and a Master of Business Administration from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. A Singaporean, she is married with three children aged 21, 19 and 16.
After stepping down and over the course of October, Tzu Yang will facilitate Swee Chen’s assumption of the role. Since joining Shell in 1979, Tzu Yang has worked in operational, commercial and strategy functions in a range of markets and countries, and will retire with over 35 years of service. Since returning in 1999 and becoming Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore in 2000, he has been active in public life. His contribution to Singapore has been recognised with the award of the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) in 2005, and the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Meritorious Service Medal) this year.
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