Keppel Corporation Appoints Ang to Board
Tuesday, October 01, 2002
Keppel Corporation Ltd (KCL) is strengthening its Board further with the appointment of corporate lawyer Andrew Ang.
"We are certain that we shall benefit immensely from his distinguished career and vast experience in the corporate world. The appointment of Ang underlines the commitment of the KCL Board to high standards of corporate governance," said KCL Executive Chairman, Lim Chee Onn.
Ang is a Senior Partner and the Head of Banking and Corporate Department at Lee & Lee. As a lawyer in practice for 28 years, Ang is experienced in the areas of corporate finance, banking, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and taxation amongst others.
The Chambers Global’s directory of 'The World’s Leading Lawyers' recently named him as one of the two top lawyers in the top tier of Banking and Finance practice in Singapore.
Conferred the Public Service Medal in 2000 by the President of the Singapore, Ang is active in various business committees.
He is a Board member of the Land Transport Authority and Honorary Treasurer of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
He is also a member of the Steering Committee in the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore, as well as the Resource Panel of the Law Society of Singapore. Ang graduated in 1971 amongst the top of his class at the Law Faculty of the University of Singapore. He subsequently went abroad to obtain his Masters Degree from Harvard Law School on a Ford Foundation Scholarship. Following a lecturing stint at the University of Singapore, he joined Lee & Lee in 1974 as an Advocate and Solicitor.