Securities Investors Association Singapore Appoints New Chairman
Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or SIAS, Wednesday announced that it has appointed Hsieh Fu Hua its second Honorary Chairman with effect from 2 January 2012.
His first term will be for a three-year period.
Since its first Honorary Chairman, Tan Chok Kian, stepped down in September 2010, SIAS had been looking out for a candidate who is passionate for the retail investors’ cause and believes strongly in what the association stands for, it said in a statement.
SIAS noted that during his tenure as CEO of Singapore Exchange (SGX), Hsieh showed keen interest in the association.
It also found him supportive of its investor education initiatives and truly interested in the well being of the retail investor community.
In addition, Hsieh initiated and was the driving force in building a stronger relationship and communication between SGX and the retail investing community, SIAS said.
It added that Hsieh brings with him the industry knowledge and experience to help SIAS move to the next level of growth.