Mr Robin Hu was appointed to the Board of Ascendas-Singbridge in December 2016.
Mr Hu assumes appointment as Joint Head, Sustainability & Stewardship of Temasek International with effect from 1 December 2016.
Mr Hu, who served as CEO of South China Morning Post (“SCMP”) from 2012-2016, is credited with driving the digital transformation of SCMP, and in steering SCMP’s transfer of media assets ownership to the Alibaba Group.
Mr Hu was previously Senior Executive Vice President (EVP), Chinese Newspapers & Newspaper Services of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). Mr Hu, who served in SPH from 2004-2011 began his career at the then National Computer Board and later worked for the Economic Development Board.
Prior to joining SPH, Mr Hu was Managing Director (Global Business) at SingTel's National Computer Systems Ltd. Between 1995 and 2001, Mr Hu worked in China initially at the China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park and later as Counsellor (Industry and Investment) in the Singapore Embassy in Beijing before venturing into the then burgeoning dotcom industry.