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NTUC refreshes leadership team with 5 new appointments

NTUC refreshes leadership team with 5 new appointments

Among the appointees are Patrick Tay Teck Guan, taking care of strategy and legal services, and Yeo Wan Ling taking care of U SME, U Women and Family.

Singapore's National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Central Committee (CC) has endorsed the appointment of five NTUC directors as Assistant Secretaries-General (ASGs).

These new appointments are part of NTUC’s goals to develop and refresh its leadership team for the next four years as shared at the quadrennial NTUC National Delegates’ Conference 2023, held on 22 and 23 November 2023.

The newly appointed ASGs will support the new CC in achieving the Labour Movement’s goals and will continue to serve the Labour Movement in their current portfolios as they expand their suite of products and services to better serve the evolving needs of all working people in the nation. 

Here are the five newly appointed ASGs and their roles in NTUC: 

Desmond Choo Pey Ching (45), has been appointed Director of Policy Division NTUC to oversee the economic and social policies, strategic communications and international affairs.

Patrick Tay Teck Guan (52), has been appointed Director of Strategy Department, and Covering Director for Legal Services at NTUC. He is the Executive Secretary of the Singapore Manual & Mercantile Workers' Union, and United Workers of Electronics & Electrical Industries. 

Melvin Yong Yik Chye (51) has been allocated the role of Director of the Care Division at NTUC. He is the Executive Secretary of the National Transport Workers' Union.

Yeo Wan Ling (47) has been appointed to the role of Director of U SME and U Women and Family. She is also the Advisor to the National Taxi & Private Hire Vehicles Association. 

Caryn Lim Tze Ching (48) is the Chief Executive of NTUC's e2i (Employability and Employment Insitute). She was previously the Director of NTUC's Economic and Social Policy Units.

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Lead photo: Photos of the appointees / provided by NTUC  

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