06 Jan '12, 9pm

(TODAY) SMRT CEO resigns immediately

Singapore - SMRT president and chief executive officer (CEO) Saw Phaik Hwa resigned yesterday evening with immediate effect, less than a month after the MRT system suffered two of its worst breakdowns on record which led to calls for her to step down. According to SMRT board chairman Koh Yong Guan, Ms Saw had spoken to him of "her desire to move on during 2012" on Dec 7 - a week before the first five-hour breakdown hit parts of the North-South Line. SMRT's filing with the Singapore Exchange said the 57-year-old was leaving "to pursue personal interests". SMRT board member Tan Ek Kia will assume interim executive responsibility for the management and has set his sights on rail operations, while the Board conducts a search for a new CEO. Mr Tan, a board director of SMRT since July 2009, said he would "work quickly" to ensure that SMRT's management has the support to deliver ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC120107-0000049/SM...

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