Sembcorp Marine: PPL Shipyard Gets New Managing Director (Singapore)

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Sembcorp Marine: PPL Shipyard Gets New Managing Director (Singapore)

Sembcorp Marine announced the appointment of Wong Teck Cheong as the Managing Director of PPL Shipyard with effect from 14 June 2013, following the completion of Service Agreement by Douglas Tan Ah Hwa on the same date.

Wong, 51 years old, has served as the General Manager for Special Construction and the Chief Risk Officer at PPL Shipyard before his appointment as Managing Director. He is also the General Manager of Baker Marine Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of PPL Shipyard. He joined PPL Shipyard in 1999. Prior to that, he was a project manager with Promet Private Limited and IPEC Pte Ltd. He obtained a Masters in Engineering Science (Structural) from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1991.

Sembcorp Marine also announced the appointment of Altaf Hossain, aged 54, as the Deputy Managing Director at PPL Shipyard. He formerly held the position of General Manager (Tuas Yard) at Jurong Shipyard. He joined Jurong Shipyard in 1995 as a repair manager and held several posts thereafter including Deputy General Manager (Project Management Office). He obtained his Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Gdansk, Poland in 1983.

The management of Sembcorp Marine has expressed gratitude to Douglas Tan for his dedicated service and invaluable contributions to the Group, in particular PPL Shipyard. Tan, who is 66, has been the Managing Director of PPL Shipyard since 2007.


June 17, 2013


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