Mr Teng, is a well-known public and private sector figure and he has been serving as Singapore’s Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman since 2008.
After graduating from Waseda University in Mar 1979, he started his first job in Tokyo with Kao Corporation, Japan. He remained with the company for over 13 years, and during the period he covered Japan and the S. E Asia regional markets coordinating R&D, Product Development, Marketing & Sales and Marketing Research and strategy formulation. Thereafter took on various roles as director and CEO/MD with various MNCS in Indonesia, Japan, US, Australia and Singapore.
One highlight of his career is his appointment as Co-Chair, APEC Business Advisory Council (2008, 2010), and as the Chair of APEC Business Advisory Council for the APEC Year Singapore in 2009.
Mr Teng's role in SCU will be to advise the company on business development aspects, such as market penetration, governmental regulation, and licensing in Asia Pacific and Middle East.