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TMS Academy merges with HCLI in Singapore

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Temasek Management Services (TMS) has announced that TMS Academy, its integrated leadership development arm, and the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI) will merge effective tomorrow (1 July 2017).

In a statement to Human Resources, TMS shared that the new organisation will retain the HCLI name and operate as a subsidiary of TMS, with Wong Su-Yen as the CEO.

The new HCLI – with the ongoing support of the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) – will offer an expanded portfolio of leadership development programmes for executives, ranging from emerging leaders to company directors.

Dr. Tan Chin Nam, chairman of TMS said, “The new organisation launches at an opportune time, with Singapore’s focus on lifelong learning, upskilling and talent development. With a vibrant network of 35,000 partners and alumni and the synergies of TMS and HCLI coming together, the new HCLI is well positioned to further its mission of building Asian leaders who drive innovation and growth, here in Singapore and beyond.”

Sunny Verghese, chairman of HCLI’s board of directors added, “Our goal is to be the leading centre of excellence for developing executive leadership and impactful knowledge, in, from and for Asia.”

Apart from Verghese, directors of the new HCLI board are:

  • Eddie Ahmed, chairman, president and CEO, MassMutual International
  • Dr. Beh Swan Gin, chairman, Singapore Economic Development Board
  • Goh Swee Chen, chairman, Shell Companies in Singapore
  • Aubeck Kam, permanent secretary, Singapore Ministry of Manpower
  • Vinod Kumar, managing director and CEO, Tata Communications Group
  • Jacqueline Wong, CEO Temasek Management Services

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