Singapore Airlines has appointed Mr Hsieh
Tsun-yan and Mr Gautam Banerjee to its Board as independent
Mr Hsieh, 59, was appointed to the Board
effective 1 September 2012, while Mr Banerjee, 57, will be
appointed to the Board with effect from 1 January 2013.
Both will join the Board Audit Committee and
Board Compensation & Industrial Relations Committee.
Canadian citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident, Mr Hsieh has,
since 2008, been Chairman and Lead Counselor of leadership
services firm LinHart Group.
Prior to that he was with
management consulting firm McKinsey & Company for 28 years,
holding posts in Singapore, Toronto and Copenhagen.
Mr Hsieh is
an Independent Director of Japanís Sony Corporation, Indiaís
Bharti Airtel Limited and Canadaís Manulife Financial
Corporation. He is also a Management Advisory Board Member of
the National University of Singaporeís Business School, Provost
Chair Professor (Practice Track) of Management at the Business
School and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, and a member
of the Board of Governors of the Singapore International
Mr Hsieh has a Master of Business Administration
from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science degree in
Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.
Singapore citizen, Mr Banerjee has been with professional services
firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore for 30 years, including
as Executive Chairman since 2004 and its Chief Operating
Officer for the Asia Pacific region since 2005. He will be
retiring from PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore on 31 December
Mr Banerjee was a Nominated Member of Parliament in
Singapore between 2007 and 2009. He is Vice Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation and is on the Boards of
Singaporeís Economic Development Board and Yale-NUS College. He
has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Financial
Analysis from the University of Warwick and is a fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants (England and Wales).
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