Committee CEO Club

CLUB CEO with Ambassador ONG

Remy Cointreau's offices, 152 Beach Rd, Gateway East, Level 33, 189721, Singapore
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This exclusive Club brings together regional CEOs, VPs and MDs from different industries for closed-door discussions and networking.

This event  is part of our exclusive series of CEO/VP/MD roundtables designed to provide a unique platform for top-level executives to connect, learn, and exchange ideas with like-minded peers and to gain valuable insights into the latest economic, political and financial trends and best practices in their industries.

During this event, Ambassador Ong will be focusing on the economic landscape, trade opportunities, and the potential growth arising from the collaboration between France, Europe, and the ASEAN region. His perspectives on these topics will enrich discussions & Q/A and contribute to a deeper understanding of the economic dynamics. 

Agenda:

  • 6:30pm: Opening Remarks by Thomas Baudlot, President of the French Chamber
  • 6.35pm: Presentation and Q/A by Ambassador Ong
  • 7:30pm: Networking drinks & canapé at the Remy Cointreau office Bar

 

Speaker: 

Ambassador Ong Keng Yong is Executive Deputy Chairman of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He is concurrently Director of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at RSIS.

Mr Ong continues to hold the position of Ambassador-at-Large at the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also Singapore’s Non-Resident High Commissioner to Pakistan and Non-Resident Ambassador to Iran. Mr Ong was the Chairman of the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) from 2015 to 2023.

Mr Ong was High Commissioner of Singapore to Malaysia from 2011 to 2014. He served as High Commissioner of Singapore to India and concurrently Singapore’s Ambassador to Nepal from 1996 to 1998.

Mr Ong served as the 11th Secretary-General of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), based in Jakarta, Indonesia, for 5 years from January 2003.

Mr Ong started his diplomatic career in 1979 and was posted to the Singapore Embassies in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and the United States of America between 1984 and 1994. From September 1998 to December 2002, he was Press Secretary to the then Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Goh Chok Tong, while holding senior appointments in the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, and the People’s Association in Singapore. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Director of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

Mr Ong graduated from the then University of Singapore with a LLB (Hons). He studied at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., USA, and graduated with a MA in Arab Studies.

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • Strictly by invitation only. 

  • Open to members of The French Chamber of Commerce CEO Club only. 

  • Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes.

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