Updated on 16 July 2012
Mrs Ow Foong Pheng, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, added, "I would like to thank Teck Seng for his contributions to A*STAR and the R&D landscape. Under Teck Seng's stewardship, A*STAR has forged many collaborations with its partners in both the public and private sectors, while continuing to deliver excellent science. I look forward to working with Raj as MD of A*STAR and am confident that he will be able to steer A*STAR to the forefront of R&D."
"These leadership changes will allow us to continue harnessing the collective effort of our R&D agencies to boost research, innovation and enterprise (RIE) under the RIE2015 plan," she added.