SIIA Council Member Warren Fernandez has been named editor of The Straits Times newspaper, starting February 2012.
Mr Fernandez will be leaving Shell, where he served as Regional Director for Global Communications Strategy.
The announcement was made on The Straits Times on 30 November, 2011.
After nine years as editor of The Straits Times (ST), Mr Han Fook Kwang will relinquish his post in February.
The former senior civil servant who switched to journalism in 1989, will be succeeded by Mr Warren Fernandez, 45, a former deputy editor of the newspaper who left in 2008 to join Shell.
This was announced by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) on Tuesday.
Mr Fernandez will rejoin SPH on Feb 6 and take over as editor of SPH's flagship newspaper on Feb 15.
[Straits Times, 30 November 2011]