MR. KOH BOON HWEE | 68
Non-independent & Non-executive Director
• Member of Board of Directors
Mr. Koh Boon Hwee was first appointed a Non-independent, Non-executive director on YHS Board on 1 January 2009 and subsequently, from 26 April 2010, he was appointed Non-executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Koh was last re-elected as a director of the Company on 26 April 2017. He does not have any relationship (including familial) with the Group Chief Executive Officer, fellow board members, the Company and/or its substantial shareholders (save as disclosed below) or any of its principal subsidiaries.
Mr. Koh started his career in year 1977 at Hewlett Packard and rose to become its Managing Director in Singapore, a post he held from 1985 to 1990. From 1991 to 2000, he was Executive Chairman of the Wuthelam Group.
Mr. Koh was the Chairman of the Singapore Telecom Group (SingTel) and its predecessor organisations from 1986 to 2001, Chairman of Singapore Airlines Limited from July 2001 to December 2005, Chairman of DBS Group and DBS Bank from January 2006 to April 2010. He also served on the Board of Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd from November 1996 to September 2010.
Mr. Koh is currently the Chairman of Far East Orchard Limited and Sunningdale Tech Ltd, both companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Mr. Koh received his Bachelor’s Degree (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, and his MBA (Distinction) from the Harvard Business School.