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MAS appoints trade minister Gan Kim Yong as new chairman

He will be replacing DPM Lawrence Wong.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) appointed Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong as Chairman of the MAS Board of Directors from 15 May 2024 to 31 May 2026.

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Gan has been Deputy Chairman of MAS since 8 July 2023. He will succeed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Lawrence Wong, who has served as Chairman of MAS since 8 July 2023.

Wong will step down from his roles as Chairman and member of the MAS Board effective 15 May.

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