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Engineer turned CEO runs US$1b company at age 32

Mr Lim at Sembcorp's Salalah plant in Oman. While Singapore has many opportunities to offer, he believes there are many more out there - notwithstanding the tough obstacles that can be present while abroad.


LIM Yeow Keong, 40, was just an engineer at Sembcorp when he was offered the opportunity to relocate to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He decided to move, putting him in the right place at the right time. Today, he is the CEO of Sembcorp's US$1 billion Salalah Power & Water