KrisEnergy Appoints New Non-Executive Director

Independent upstream oil and gas firm KrisEnergy Ltd has appointed Chris Ong Leng Yeow, CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, as a non-executive director, effective January 5.

Michael Chia Hock Chye, a non-executive director since 2016, will step down from the board with immediate effect. Ong will replace Chia as a member of the audit and risk management committee and nominating committee.

Ong was appointed CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd on July 1, 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the managing director of Keppel FELS Ltd. He began his career with Keppel FELS in 1999 as a commissioning superintendent.

“As a chartered engineer with almost two decades of experience in the offshore and marine sector, Chris brings a wealth of experience to the board at a time when we are focused on our development projects,” Tan Ek Kia, independent non-executive chairman of KrisEnergy, said in a company statement.

“We welcome him to the board and look forward to working with him. I would like to extend our gratitude to Michael for his contribution and service over the last two years, during which KrisEnergy has undertaken a financial restructuring and a realignment of its business strategy,” Kia added.


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