Appointment of Board Members of The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

31 January 2012

Appointment of Board Members of The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

The Minister for Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew, has appointed 12 members to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Board for the period 2 February 2012 to 1 February 2015. Of the 12 members, three are new appointments. Please refer to the list of members in Annex A.

The following members will step down from the MPA Board at the end of the current term:

Mr Bahren Shaari
Managing Director
Bank of Singapore Limited

Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao
Chief Executive Officer
BW Maritime Pte Ltd

Mr Teo Siong Seng
Ex-President
Singapore Shipping Association

The MPA Board is responsible for providing strategic direction to help develop and promote Singapore as a premier global hub port and an international maritime centre. The Board's leadership is important in ensuring the continued success of MPA and Maritime Singapore.

The Government wishes to thank all members for their contributions to the MPA Board.

Issued by the Ministry of Transport.