Mr Ravinder Singh was appointed President, Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) on 1 January 2017, to lead the electronics arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange. In his new role, Mr Singh will drive the company’s growth in the core segments of Intelligent Transportation, Satellite Communications, and Information Communications Technologies.
He joined ST Engineering in August 2014 as Deputy President, ST Electronics, Corporate & Market Development, and was responsible for Local Business and corporate divisions which included Human Resource, Information Technology, as well as Corporate Marketing.
In March 2015, Mr Singh was appointed President, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd, overseeing the company along two pillars of growth, namely the defence and commercial businesses, a role which he now holds concurrently. Under his leadership, the Land Systems sector saw the development of innovative solutions for its customers in the defence and specialty vehicles segments, and provided a diversified revenue stream despite challenging market environments.
Mr Singh started his career with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in December 1982, and was awarded the SAF Overseas Training Award (Academic) in 1983. In his last appointment in the SAF, he served as Chief of Army, Singapore Armed Forces. Prior to this, he was Deputy Secretary (Technology) in the Ministry of Defence. His previous appointments in the SAF include Commander, 2nd Singapore Infantry Brigade; Assistant Chief of General Staff (Plans); Head Joint Communications and Information Systems Department; Head Joint Plans and Transformation Department; Commander 6th Division and Chief of Staff - Joint Staff.
During his career in the Singapore Armed Forces, Mr Singh was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Military), Gold and Silver.
Mr Singh holds a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) and a Master of Arts in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford in 1986 and 1992 respectively. He was awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Postgraduate Scholarship in 1995. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996 with a Master of Science in management.