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Who Is Mr Chan, And What Did He Do To Singapore?

August 25, 2017
Ever wondered how a tiny island in South East Asia grow to become a manufacturing powerhouse in just 50 years? The answer could lie with one 82-year old Mr. Chan.
Chan Chin Bock, then chairman of Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) was tasked to venture to the United States with the aim of encouraging multinational giants to invest in Singapore. And boy did he deliver! Mr Chan’s first successes came in the form of one of the biggest companies in the world – General Electric, and the rest, as they say, is history. Click here to follow his journey, and take a deeper look at the part he played in growing Singapore’s manufacturing industry.