Satvinder Singh appointed as ASEAN Economic Community deputy secretary-general
He will oversee the directorates and divisions of the AEC Department.
Enterprise Singapore (ESG) assistant chief executive officer Satvinder Singh has been appointed as the new deputy secretary-general for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), for a term of three years, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced.
Singh will oversee the directorates and divisions of the AEC Department, as well as manage development cooperation in economic matters, policy, and relations with ASEAN member states, dialogue partners, and international organisations. He will also support the implementation of the AEC Blueprint 2025.
He was appointed by the ASEAN Coordinating Council to succeed Dr. Aladdin Rillo from the Philippines.
Singh has since relinquished his role at ESG, where he spearheaded efforts in the trade, transport & logistics, and business services sectors.