Mr Lim Jit Poh was appointed non-executive Director in 1981 and Chairman of VICOM Ltd in 1985. He is a non-independent Director of the Company. He is a member of both the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr Lim is also the Chairman of ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited and SBS Transit Ltd. These are listed companies with business interest in land transport, inspection and testing services. Mr Lim is also the Chairman of several non-listed companies owned by the Singapore Labour Foundation and the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).
Mr Lim was a former top civil servant and a Fulbright Scholar. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal by the Government of Singapore in 1972, as well as four awards by NTUC, namely the Friend of Labour Award in 1986, the Meritorious Service Award in 1990, the Distinguished Service Award in 2000 and the Distinguished Service (Star) Award in 2014. In 2006, he was also one of the recipients of the Distinguished Science Alumni Award from the National University of Singapore.
In his previous employment as Executive Director of two public-listed companies, Mr Lim had been directly involved in negotiations with business partners and relevant authorities on various joint venture projects in the ASEAN region, as well as in China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Australia and Mauritius. He was also involved in the management of these operations. Mr Lim was a Council Member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National University of Singapore, and a Member of the Singapore British Business Council. He was also very active in community work being Chairman of a community centre management committee. Presently, he is a Trustee of the Singapore National Employers’ Federation and a Member of the Board of Management of Pei Chun Public School.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physics from the University of Singapore and a Master of Education from the University of Oregon, USA.