[TEXT] SINGAPORE, Aug 9 Asia Pulse - Singapore Exchange (SGX) has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors.  They are: Mr Goh Yew Lin, Executive Director, GK Goh Holdings Ltd.  Mr Low Check Kian, Vice Chairman, Corporate & Institutional Client Group, Asia Pacific Region, Merrill Lynch (Singapore) Mr Robert Stein, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank Group.

Welcoming the three new directors to the Board, Mr J Y Pillay, Chairman of SGX said, "The three directors bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge, which will prove invaluable to SGX.  Together with our serving directors, they will steer the course for the exchange's growth and positioning in the global financial marketplace."

SGX's full board consists of: Mr J Y Pillay, Chairman, Singapore Exchange Ltd Mr Thomas Kloet, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange Ltd Mr Richard Gnodde, President and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C.  Mr Goh Yew Lin, Executive Director, GK Goh Holdings Ltd.  Mr Ho Tian Yee, Director, Pacific Asset Management (S) Pte Ltd Mr Victor Liew, Chairman, OUB Bullion & Futures Ltd Mr Low Check Kian, Vice Chairman, Corporate & Institutional Client Group, Asia Pacific Region, Merrill Lynch (Singapore) Mr Hidetoshi Mine, Managing Director, Tokyo-Mitsubishi Int'l (S) Ltd Mr Robert Stein, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank Group Mr George Teo, Executive Chairman, JM Sassoon & Co Ltd Mr Wong Ngit Liong, Managing Director, Venture Manufacturing (S) Ltd.

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