Singapore Airlines has announced the appointment of Mr Lee Kim Shin to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 September 2016.
Directors Christina Ong and Lucien Wong Yuen Kuai are retiring from the Singapore Airlines Board with effect from the same day. Mrs Ong and Mr Wong both joined the Board on 1 September 2007. Singapore Airlines wishes to thank them for their invaluable contributions to the Company’s development over the past nine years.
Mr Lee, 55, has 30 years of experience in the legal profession and is Managing Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP. He first held that position between August 2012 and December 2013, returning to it in early 2015 after a one-year post as a Judicial Commissioner with the High Court of Singapore.
Mr Lee has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the National University of Singapore. He is a Member of the Governing Board of Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore, and a Member of the Governing Council of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Previous directorships had been with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, Community Cancer Fund, SIA Engineering Company, Singex Holdings and Wildlife Reserves Singapore, among others.
Mr Lee will join the Board Nominating Committee and Board Safety & Risk Committee.