23 Jun '11, 7am

Tony Tan resigns from SPH board of directors

Tony Tan resigns from SPH board of directors

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) chairman Tony Tan, seen here with SPH chief executive Alan Chan, delivering the media and property group?s full-year results during a media briefing on 12 October 2010. -- ST PHOTO: : LAU FOOK KONG THE chairman of Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) board of directors, Dr Tony Tan, resigned on Thursday. Dr Tan has informed the board that he will be resigning with effect from July 1 to run as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election. Earlier on Thursday, Dr Tan collected forms for the presidential election at the Elections Department, confirming his candidacy after weeks of speculation. Dr Tan was appointed chairman of the SPH board in December 2005. Deputy chairman Dr Cham Tao Soon will be acting chairman until a new chairman is found.

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