Mr Png Cheong Boon was appointed as the CEO of JTC Corporation (JTC) on 1 May 2013. Prior to this appointment, he was Chief Executive of SPRING Singapore from 2008 to 2013 where he spearheaded the Board’s efforts in developing a competitive SME sector and nurturing innovative Singapore enterprises.
As an EDB-Glaxo scholar, Mr Png's decade-stint at the Economic Development Board (EDB) saw his last appointment as Regional Director for Central United States based in Chicago. He was responsible for promoting EDB’s investment in the mid-west and south-central states.
Mr Png sits on the board of JTC, Jurong Port Pte Ltd, the Singapore Suzhou Township Development Pte Ltd and China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Group Co. Ltd. He also serves as a member of the Management Board of the Institute for Engineering Leadership in the National University of Singapore (NUS). From 2008 to 2013, he was appointed as a Director in the Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd (e2i) and served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Service Excellence (ISES) in the Singapore Management University (SMU).
On top of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Mr Png also completed a Master of Science in Management under the Sloan Fellows Programme at Stanford University.
Mr Png was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2008.