ST Engineering has appointed Tan Lee Chew as President Commercial and also as a member of the Group Executive Committee, effective September 1, 2021. Reporting to Group President and CEO Vincent Chong, Lee Chew will oversee and drive growth for the commercial cluster, which comprises three business areas: Commercial Aerospace, Urban Solutions and Satellite Communications, and which accounts for close to 50% of group revenue as of June 30, 2021.
With Lee Chew’s appointment, Lim Serh Ghee will relinquish his role as Chief Commercial Officer. He will remain as Group Chief Operating Officer (Operations Excellence), and also a member of the Group Executive Committee, until his planned retirement on October 30, 2021. Serh Ghee joined the Group’s Aerospace business in 1984. He had held various senior management appointments over the years, and was President of the Aerospace sector from 2014 to 2020. Serh Ghee has been instrumental in the continued global growth of the Aerospace sector, including strategically moving the sector into original equipment manufacturing of aircraft engine nacelle systems and composite floor panels, as well as further expansion of our Passenger-to-Freighter conversion capabilities.
Lee Chew joined from Amazon Web Services where she was the Managing Director, Worldwide Public Sector (ASEAN) responsible for leading new business growth through the adoption of AWS services as an enabler to deliver technology transformation at scale for organizations. Prior to that, she was with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for more than 20 years, last serving as the Senior Vice President of global Hybrid IT Sales and Category Management based in Palo Alto, California, where she led the go-to-market planning and execution of product sales strategies for the company’s Data Center Infrastructure and Software Defined technology portfolio globally.