Home News Netizens shower praise upon SMRT as ex-Chief of Defence Force takes over...

Netizens shower praise upon SMRT as ex-Chief of Defence Force takes over as CEO

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

Former Chief of Defence Force Neo Kian Hong took over as chief executive of transport operator SMRT this morning and began his first day at his new workplace with a short note to his staff, thanking his predecessor – another former Chief of Defence Force, Desmond Kuek – and wishing him the best for his future endeavours.

In his note, Neo revealed that he has already met some SMRT staff and that he hopes to meet the rest in the near future. He also noted that people have been coming forward to share their views and aspirations for SMRT, since it was announced that Neo would succeed Kuek in April:

“Many expressed support, others noted improvement, some cautioned against complacency, but all hoped for train services that are reliable, safe and comfortable. We must continue to work hard to deliver this.

“Let us work together as a company, and with all our stakeholders, to provide a public service that Singaporeans are proud of. I am happy to be part of the team!”

- Advertisement -

Singaporeans responding to Neo’s first day on the job noted that train reliability has improved over the past few months and thanked SMRT for its efforts:

Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
- Advertisement -

‘Go back, bloody Indians,’ says S’porean man to expat family at Pasir Ris Beach Park

Singapore – A man who repeated he was Singaporean and an NS (National Service) man was spotted accusing an expatriate family of four of spreading the Covid-19 virus in Singapore. A video of the altercation, reported to have occurred on May 2,...

Ho Ching explains to Calvin Cheng why S’pore is vaccinating slowly

Singapore – Information on why Singapore has not been able to vaccinate fast enough was highlighted by former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng on social media. Mr Cheng took to Facebook on Sunday (May 9) to share screenshots of a Facebook...

Nearly 10,000 take umbrage at Ng Yat Chung and sign petition calling for his dismissal

Singapore -- Almost 10,000 people have taken umbrage at SPH CEO Ng Yat Chung’s “boorish behaviour” and have signed a petition calling for his dismissal. Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ng Yat Chung took “umbrage” at a reporter's questions...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
Theindependent