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Yap Kim Wah

Mr Yap Kim Wah sits on the Boards of SMRT Corporation Ltd and SMRT Trains Ltd.

Mr Yap is the Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of Baking Industry Training College Pte. Ltd. as well as an independent non-executive Director of SATS Ltd.

Mr Yap is a registered professional engineer. He joined Singapore Airlines in 1975 and has over 35 years’ experience in a range of senior management positions including Marketing, Cabin Crew, Human Resource, Regional Director West Asia & Africa and Chief Executive SATS Catering. He was on the Board of the Singapore Land Authority and has also served as the Chairman of the subsidiary company, Tradewinds Tours & Travel Pte Ltd.

In his last position as Senior Vice President for Product & Services, he was responsible for product design and innovation, worldwide airport and reservation services and operations, in-flight services and catering, in-flight entertainment, customer servicing, staff training and development.

Mr Yap holds a First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering from the then University of Singapore.