Global port operator, PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA), has announced that Tan Chong Meng will be retiring from his positions as the company’s Group CEO and Board Member.
His retirement will officially take effect on 1 March 2024.
In line with succession plans, Ong Kim Pong, currently the Regional CEO of Southeast Asia at PSA International, will assume the mantle of Group CEO and be appointed to the PSA International Board.
Nelson Quek, Managing Director of the Container Business Division in PSA Singapore, which is the global group’s flagship business unit, will take over the reins as Regional CEO of Southeast Asia.
He will also become a member of PSA’s Senior Management Council.
“It has been a great honour to lead PSA and witness its metamorphosis into the global supply chain player that it is today, partnering port and logistics two of five related businesses and agencies, government authorities and cargo owners all over the world to achieve greater resilience and sustainability,” said Tan Chong Meng.
“I would like to extend my appreciation to all our customers, partners and stakeholders who have stood by us over the years and supported PSA in our many endeavours.”
Peter Voser, Group Chairman of PSA International, said: “Chong Meng has led PSA from strength to strength as Group CEO for 12 years.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management, Staff and Unions, I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Chong Meng for his exemplary leadership, vision and dedication.
“Under his steer, our PSA Group footprint has expanded from 17 to 43 countries worldwide and the business has diversified to serve a wider audience,” added Voser.
More recently, PSA Indonesia (PSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) to jointly collaborate on enhancing the rail and rail-linked logistics ecosystem in Indonesia.