Chief Corporate Officer, SATS
Mr Cheng is SATS’ Chief Corporate Officer. He joined SATS in May 2017, and oversees the Group’s business development, strategic investments and mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, legal and secretariat, risk and safety as well as corporate admin and support services functions. He is responsible for working closely with SATS’ business units and leading the acceleration of its strategy of feeding and connecting Asia.
Prior to this, Mr Cheng was the Chief Corporate Officer of IMC Industrial Group where he led its business planning, controllership, financial management, process management, legal, corporate secretarial, insurance, health, safety and security divisions. He was concurrently the Managing Director of IMC’s Marine & Offshore Engineering Group, where he had overall responsibility for strategy and business development, as well as resource planning to achieve the Company’s strategic, business and financial objectives.
Mr Cheng brings with him many years of professional experience spanning strategic and financial corporate leadership, investment banking advisory as well as accounting. He was previously the Group Chief Financial Officer of Ezra Holdings Limited. Mr Cheng has also worked in investment banks that include JP Morgan and Citigroup (formerly Salomon Smith Barney) and accounting firm Arthur Anderson.
Mr Cheng graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) and a Master of Accountancy degree. He has published papers in renowned accounting and financial journals.