Razer Fintech Appoints Ex-GIC President to its Board of Advisorsby Fintechnews Singapore September 11, 2019
Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of Razer Inc has appointed Lim Siong Guan as an Advisory Board member.
Recognised globally as a thought leader in the global financial services industry, Lim’s vast experience and extensive network will add tremendous value and unparalleled insights to Razer Fintech. Lim’s illustrious career includes most recently serving as the Group President of GIC Private Limited (GIC) from 2007 to 2016 and subsequently, Advisor to GIC’s Group Executive Committee to March 2019.
He previously served as a board member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and as Chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board, he focused on enhancing Singapore’s position as a global business centre and as a critical hub in the global supply chain.
Lim was the first Principal Private Secretary to Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, and has a distinguished public service career that spanned 37 years. He has served as the Head of the Singapore Civil Service, as well as Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Defence.
“Razer Fintech already processes billions of dollars in digital payments and is one of the largest O2O digital payment networks in SEA. As we embark on our next phase of growth to expand our Fintech business, not just regionally but globally, we are truly honoured to have Mr. Lim Siong Guan join the Board of Advisors for Razer Fintech,”
said Min-Liang Tan, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Razer Inc.
“With Mr. Lim coming onboard, we will be able to leverage on his extensive experience and network in the global financial markets to scale up and successfully execute on our strategic roadmap.”
“I am a firm believer in Razer Fintech’s strategy and vision of addressing the unmet needs of underserved people, particularly the youth and the millennials who are the future consumers of the world, through technology and product innovation,”
Mr. Lim said.
“Razer is a home-grown company that has achieved worldwide traction within such a short span of time, and I am very excited to be able to contribute to Razer Fintech’s global expansion journey.”
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