Saw Phaik Hwa

Non-Executive and Independent Director

  • Globe Director since April 7, 2015 and re- elected on April 23, 2019
  • Globe Board Committee memberships:
    - Board Risk Oversight Committee (Chairman)
    - Nomination and Governance Committee
    - Compensation and Remuneration Committee
    - Audit and Related Party Transactions Committee

Ms. Saw, 65, Singaporean, has been an Independent Director since April 7, 2015. Ms. Saw was the Group CEO of Auric Pacific Group, listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange, which has diverse business interests ranging from distribution of fast moving consumer food, food manufacturing and retailing, management of restaurant, and food court operations to other strategic investments including fund investment. The Group operates in various countries throughout Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and China. Ms. Saw retired as its CEO on May 1, 2015.


Prior to this, Ms. Saw was the President and CEO of SMRT Corporation Ltd between December 2002 to January 2012, Singapore’s first multi-modal public transport service provider. During her tenure, she enhanced the public travel experience in Singapore by introducing commuter-centric initiatives and adding lifestyle conveniences at stations to make public transport a choice mode of travel for all. She was also instrumental in broadening SMRT’s geographical footprint as well as establishing SMRT’s presence overseas with the opening of offices in the Middle East and China. which serve as springboards to opportunities in those regions. From 1984 to 2002, she was the Regional President in charge of businesses in Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia for DFS Venture Singapore.

Ms. Saw holds a Second Upper Class Honours in Biochemistry from the University of Singapore and attended the Advanced Management Programme at the University of Hawaii.


Ms. Saw is not a Director in any other publicly-listed company.

Updated Certification of Independent Director
12 April 2019
1.15 MB
Updated Certification of Independent Director
03 April 2019
1.81 MB
2019 Certification of Independent Directors (submitted with Definitive Information Statement)
28 February 2019
1.26 MB

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