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Tianjin Eco-City CEO resigns for personal reasons

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LIEW Choon Boon, the CEO of the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co, has resigned for personal reasons, said Keppel Corporation, the Singapore corporation which is in a joint venture to develop the 30 sq km city.

LIEW Choon Boon, the CEO of the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co, has resigned for personal reasons, said Keppel Corporation, the Singapore corporation which is in a joint venture to develop the 30 sq km city.

He was appointed to his role last July, and was previously senior director at Ministry of National Development (MND).

His replacement is Tay Lim Heng, Keppel's current director of group risk and compliance.

Keppel CEO Loh Chin Hua said Mr Tay has been involved in the Tianjin Eco-City project in different capacities since 2009.

Tianjin Eco-City is a high-level project between China and Singapore to build a modern, efficient, environmentally-friendly and socially harmonious township.

Keppel shares last traded at S$5.22.