STB appoints New Chief Executive from Ministry of Defence

September 16, 2018

This week, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced who will replace former chief executive Lionel Yeo who stepped down in May this year. STB has appointed Keith Tan as its new Chief Executive with effect from 29th October.

Tan is currently the Deputy Secretary (Policy) of Singapore’s Ministry of Defence where Tan is responsible for defence policy, strategic communications, national education and “Total Defence”.

Loh Khum Yean, permanent secretary for the Ministry of Trade and Industry, commented, “[Tan’s leadership experience] will equip him well to lead STB to achieve its next lap by pursuing quality tourism and driving tourism development.”
 

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