Outstanding Science Alumni Awards 2006
HAN Cheng Fong
HAN Cheng Fong
Group Chief Executive Officer, Fraser and Neave
Graduating from the University of Singapore with physics honours in 1966, HAN Cheng Fong obtained his PhD from the University of Birmingham. Joining the Civil Service on his return he contributed significantly in many areas rising to the post of Permanent Secretary. He then continued his contribution to society in the private sector.
Currently, Dr HAN is Group Chief Executive Officer of Fraser and Neave, appointed in February 2006. He was made the Group's Managing Director in April 2002 and Deputy CEO in October 2004. He joined the Group in May 2001 as Deputy Chairman of Frasers Centrepoint Limited, a position that he still holds. Dr HAN currently holds directorship positions in Asia Pacific Breweries Limited, Frasers Centrepoint Limited, Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad, Asia Pacific Investment Pte Ltd, Times Publishing Limited and D.B. Breweries Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Frasers Property (China) Limited.
Up to 11 January 2004, he was the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University. Until April 2000, he held directorships in companies related to DBS Land Limited, including Deputy Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of DBS Land Limited, Chairman of Raffles Hotel (1886) Ltd, Raffles City Pte Ltd, R.C. Hotels Pte Ltd and Ascott Ltd and was Deputy Chairman of Raffles Holdings Ltd and Parkway Holdings Ltd. Dr HAN also held previous regional business appointments as Chairman of Australand Holdings Ltd and Deputy Chairman of United Malayan Land Bhd.