Leong Wei Hung to succeed Tan Soo Koong as Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation

Leong Wei Hung to succeed Tan Soo Koong as Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation.

With effect from April 7, 2024, Mr. Leong Wei Hung will succeed Mr. Tan Soo Koong as the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd. To facilitate a smooth transition, Mr. Leong has assumed the role of CEO (Designate) of SLNG starting from February 1, 2024.

Mr. Leong has been a non-executive director of the Board of SLNG since May 2022, where he has played a crucial role in guiding the company’s strategic directions. Prior to this appointment, he enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 28 years with the Shell Group, serving in various capacities across Refining, Chemicals, Trading, and Supply portfolios, both in Singapore and the United Kingdom. He also held board memberships in Shell Eastern Petroleum Ltd and Shell Eastern Trading Limited, and offered advisory services to several other companies.

Mr. Tang Kin Fei, Chairman of SLNG, expressed confidence in Mr. Leong’s capabilities, stating, “We have been preparing for a potential new CEO as part of our planned succession process. We are fortunate to have Wei Hung take on this role and continue the positive trajectory of the company. With his extensive industry experience and passion for SLNG, we are optimistic about the future under his leadership. SLNG is in capable hands.”

Outgoing CEO, Mr. Tan Soo Koong, will retire effective April 6, 2024.

Mr. Tan joined SLNG in April 2019 and during his tenure, he steered the company towards a forward-thinking direction focused on catalysing new possibilities in the energy transition. His initiatives aimed at meeting future energy infrastructure and operational needs, fostering the growth of the LNG ecosystem, and facilitating innovative energy developments. Mr. Tan emphasised operational safety, promoted business and digital transformation, and prioritised employee development during his leadership at SLNG.

For more information visit www.slng.com.sg

8th February 2024