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Execs at Singapore's Temasek talk hiring, conflicts of interest

Bloomberg2/10/2021 12:52 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Execs at Singapore's Temasek talk hiring, conflicts of interest
When asked why she wasn’t staying on as a director, Ho responded it was important to give her successor and his team some space.
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After more than 17 years in the job, Temasek Holdings Pte. Chief Executive Officer Ho Ching -- who is also the wife of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong -- announced her retirement from the state-owned investment giant on Tuesday.

In a press conference, Ho, her successor Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, and Temasek Chairman Lim Boon Heng spoke about her achievements at the firm, avoiding conflicts of interest when discussing the $306 billion firm with the government, and how Singapore street food can assist in hiring top executives.

Here are some of their comments:

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