Hoe, Yick Appointed at Keppel
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) appointed Hoe Eng Hock as the Executive Director of Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd with effect from July 1, 2005, following the retirement of Goh Boon Kiat on June 30, 2005.
Hoe, 54 years old, will oversee the business operations and strategic development of Keppel Singmarine.
A Colombo Plan scholar, he has served and held various senior management positions in the Keppel group of companies since 1975. Hoe was country manager in charge of Keppel’s businesses in Philippines between 1991 and 2002. Prior to this new appointment, he was the Senior General Manager (Production) of Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd.
Hoe has more than 30 years of marine industry experience and is currently serving as the Vice President of the Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI), apart from being a member of industry associations such as The Institute of Marine Engineers, UK, the Institute of Chartered Engineer (UK) and the American Bureau of Shipping.
The company has also appointed Yick Ping Wong, 55, as the Executive Director (Caspian) to oversee the growth and development of Keppel O&M’s business in the Caspian Sea region. He will be stationed in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
With more than 30 years in the Keppel Group, Yick started his career with Keppel FELS Limited (KFELS) in 1974 before coming on board Keppel Integrated Engineering Limited (KIE) as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in January 2000. He has over 20 years of experience in engineering design, engineering management, project management, production management, general management and large scale infrastructure project investments.