Mr Wee Siew Kim joined Jurong Port as Deputy Board Chairman on 1 October 2020 and was appointed as Chairman on 1 October 2021. He is also an appointed member of the Executive Committee.
Mr Wee is Group Chief Executive Officer of Nipsea Group and Deputy President Nippon Paint Holdings, which are involved in the manufacture and sale of decorative and industrial paint and coatings for buildings, construction, automobile and industrial applications.
He is responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Turkey.
Prior to his current position, Mr Wee was Deputy CEO and President (Defence Business) of Singapore Technologies Engineering, an aerospace and defence engineering company listed on the Stock Exchange of Singapore. He started his career with the Singapore Technologies group in 1984 as an engineer in Singapore Aircraft Industries, the predecessor company of Singapore Technologies Aerospace.
During his 25-year career with Singapore Technologies, Mr Wee held appointments in engineering, business development and management including operating stints in the United States of America, China, Europe and Singapore.
Mr Wee serves on the Boards of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management, SIA Engineering Company and Singapore Telecommunications.
Mr. Wee graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours (Aeronautical Engineering) from Imperial College of Science and Technology and holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute.
From 2001 to 2011, Mr. Wee was a Member of Parliament for the Ang Mo Kio Group Representative Constituency in Singapore.
Headquartered in Singapore, Jurong Port is a leading international multipurpose port operator handling general, bulk and containerised cargo. Jurong Port began operations in 1965 as a general and bulk cargo port, serving the development needs of Singapore’s Jurong industrial estate. Today, its main gateway terminal in Singapore welcomes more than 15,000 vessels each year from both the region and internationally.