SEMBCORP Industries chief executive Tang Kin Fei will become chairman of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) council from July 1.
Mr Tang Kin Fei, who is also SembCorp's group president will take over from current chairman Tan Hup Foi, 61, who has been at the helm since 2004.
Mr Tang, 60, a member of the NP council since last year, also holds other portfolios: he is also deputy chairman of International Enterprise Singapore, a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Advisory Council and also serves as the president of the Singapore Water Association.
The NP council, the governing and executive body of the polytechnic, comprises 18 members, including representatives from the Government, educational institutions, industry and the Ngee Ann Kongsi.
Each term of office is three years.