Lim Swee Say to be appointed independent director for Ho Bee Land on Oct 1

Sep 30, 2021

Jude Chan

FORMER manpower minister Lim Swee Say will join real estate developer Ho Bee Land as a non-executive independent director from Oct 1.

Mr Lim will also be a member of Ho Bee Land's audit & risk and nominating committees, the Mainboard-listed company said in a bourse filing on Thursday.

The 66-year-old retired politician was, in June this year, also appointed as an independent director at Singtel.

Mr Lim joined the Labour Movement in 1996 and entered politics in 1997, where he served in various capacities, including Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Minister for Environment, Second Minister for National Development and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office.

He also served as the Secretary General of NTUC from 2007 to 2015, and was appointed Minister for Manpower in May 2015.

Mr Lim stepped down from the Cabinet in May 2018.

Shares of Ho Bee Land closed flat at S$2.82 on Thursday, before the announcement.