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Distinguished Business Leader,
Mr Alan Chan

Mr. Alan Chan, Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Chairman of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Board Member of Singapore Power, spoke to over 120 overseas Singaporeans at the 11th Distinguished Business Leaders (DBL) Series in Sydney, Australia on Friday, 14 March 2008. 

Mr Chan fielding Q&A session

Mr. Chan’s candor in his sharing of the latest development in Singapore endeared him to the Singaporean audience. Mr Chan updated the audience on the latest SPH business developments, namely the impact of internet on print media, readership and creation of the first bilingual newspaper in the world.




(L-R) Mr Choong Ming Foong (Acting High Commissioner), Mr Alan Chan (CEO, S'pore Press Holdings), Mr Roy Quek (Director, Overseas Singaporean Unit, PMO)

On URA, Mr. Chan shared with the Singaporeans the new skyline of Singapore with artist impressions of URA’s future plans in Singapore.  He also shared with the audiences how Singapore Power has successfully expanded its projects into Australia. 

The Singaporeans came prepared as they proactively raised many questions during the Q&A Session, which ran for over an hour.  Many continued to engage Mr. Chan during the dinner reception, eager to hear from him on Singapore’s changing skyline and career opportunities at SPH and Singapore Power. 

Many Singaporeans also used the occasion to network with other fellow Singaporeans. The feedbacks received on the 11th DBL Series were very positive and encouraging.  Many looked forward to the next DBL Series in Sydney

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