Leong Wei Hung To Succeed Tan Soo Koong As CEO Of SLNG
With effect from 7 April 2024, Mr Leong Wei Hung will succeed Mr Tan Soo Koong as the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG). To allow for a period of transition, Mr Leong will assume the role of CEO (Designate) of SLNG, from 1 February 2024.
Mr Leong has been a non-executive director of the Board of SLNG since May 2022 and in this capacity, he has been playing an important role in guiding SLNG’s strategic directions. Prior to this, he had a career spanning more than 28 years with the Shell Group, where he served in various roles across several portfolios in Refining, Chemicals, Trading and Supply, based in Singapore and the United Kingdom. He was also a board member of Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd and Shell Eastern Trading Limited, and served as Advisor to several other companies.
SLNG Chairman Mr Tang Kin Fei said, “We have been keeping a look-out for a possible new CEO as part of a planned succession process. We are fortunate that Wei Hung has agreed to take on the role and continue the good work that has been achieved so far. He is a well-regarded veteran of the industry, is passionate about SLNG and is eager to take the company to new heights. SLNG is in good hands.”
Incumbent CEO, Mr Tan Soo Koong, will be retiring with effect from 6 April 2024.
Mr Tan joined SLNG in April 2019 and during his tenure, he has set the company on a forward-looking course towards Catalysing New Possibilities in the Energy Transition – meeting the infrastructure and operational requirements for future energy needs; advancing the growth of the LNG eco-system; and facilitating new energy developments and innovations. He was instrumental in driving operational safety and reliability, championing business and digital transformation, and advocating people development at SLNG.