Jeanette Wong Joins Singapore Airlines Board As Independent Director
19 May 2021 - Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jeanette Wong to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2021.
Prior to her retirement on 1 March 2019, Ms Wong was DBS Bank’s Group Executive where she was responsible for the Institutional Banking Group, which encompassed Corporate Banking, Global Transaction Services, Strategic Advisory as well as Mergers and Acquisitions. Ms Wong was a Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited and Chairperson of DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd, and was the Chief Financial Officer of DBS Group between 2003 to 2008.
Before joining DBS Bank, Ms Wong was at JP Morgan for 16 years where she held regional responsibilities for the Global Markets and Emerging Markets Sales and Trading business in Asia. She was also JP Morgan’s head for Singapore between 1997 to 2002.
Ms Wong began her career in 1982 at Banque Paribas, followed by Citibank from 1984 to 1986, before joining JP Morgan in 1986.
Ms Wong currently sits on the Boards of UBS Group AG and UBS AG, Prudential plc, PSA International Pte Ltd and Jurong Town Corporation. She is a member of the Securities Industry Council and a member of the Board of Trustees at National University of Singapore. She is also the Chair of NUS Business School Management Advisory Board and a member of the Global Advisory Board, Asia, for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ms Wong graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.
Ms Wong will join the Board Audit Committee, following which the Committee will comprise the following members:
Mr Gautam Banerjee
Ms Goh Swee Chen
Mr Dominic Ho Chiu Fai
Mr Hsieh Tsun-yan
Ms Jeanette Wong (from 1 June 2021)
Pursuant to Rule 704 (8) of the SGX Listing Manual, the Board of Singapore Airlines considers all members of the Audit Committee to be independent.