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SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek stepping down

Former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong tipped to take over; announcement could come as early as today

Under his watch, SMRT faced major challenges and repeated breakdowns, even as it tried to shore up its ageing infrastructure


SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek is stepping down after 5½ years at the helm, and his successor is expected to be former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong, according to reliable sources.

Mr Neo, 54, is currently permanent secretary for defence development. He had...

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