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Ian Chye

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Ian Chye
Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary

Ian is Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of the SATS Group. He is responsible for the Group’s legal, corporate secretariat, ethics and regulatory compliance functions. As a member of the Group Management Board, he works in close partnership with the business and functional leaders of the Group, providing counsel on strategy, commercial activities and business affairs, in addition to leading legal advisory and execution of M&A, divestitures and investments for the Group globally.

In addition to leading and managing the legal affairs of the Group, Ian is also responsible for corporate governance and plays a key role in Board functions and meetings, facilitating interactions between the Board and management.

Prior to joining SATS, Ian spent time as General Counsel of a private equity firm based in Singapore, providing strategic counsel on legal, corporate governance and compliance matters, as well as covering all M&A and venture capital activity globally. Ian is a seasoned legal professional with experience in both private practice and in-house leadership roles, with expertise in corporate advisory, public and private M&A, competition law, and structured finance. Ian had also spent significant time with Cargill where he was responsible for M&A activity in APAC amongst other internal leadership roles.

Ian qualified as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore and is a non-practising member on the Rolls of Solicitors in England and Wales.