Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Lim Kia Hong 林嘉丰

One of our old boys, Lim Kia-Hong (Sec 4, 1973), is among the 2,400 specially-selected Torch Bearers for the First Youth Olympic Games (YOG) being hosted here in Singapore. The YOG will take place from 13 August to 26-August-2010. Kia-Hong participated as a relay-runner last Saturday, 7-August, in the Ang Mo Kio vicinity. The relay will cover a distance of 305 kilometers – equivalent to travelling the entire length of the island six times.

Lim Kia Hong is Chairman and CEO of SiS International Holdings Ltd.

Founded in 1983, SiS is one of the largest distributors of computer systems, software, peripherals and networking products in Asia.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, with regional offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, SiS offers manufacturers an immediate access into Asia with a well established network consisting of more than 10,000 resellers, retailers, system integrators, software houses, value added resellers and OEMs strategically located throughout the region.

SiS represents and has earned its reputation as the Preferred Distributor by a number of the world's most renowned manufacturers including Acer, Adobe, Apple, Asus, AutoDesk, BenQ, Canon, Cisco, Computer Associates, EMC, Emerson, Epson, Fortinet, Fuji Xerox, H3C, Hewlett Packard, HTC, IBM, IBM Software, Infocus, Lenovo, Linksys, Microsoft, Novell, Symantec, Veritas, VMWare, WatchGuard, Western Digital.

SiS is a public listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Old boy (Lee Hsien Loong) meets old boy (Lim Kia Hong).

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Joshua Goh 吴钧龙

A Catholic High old boy Jushua Goh is one of five recipients of the Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship 2010. Joshua Goh is also one of five President's Scholars in 2010.

OCT Joshua Goh (Catholic High Sec 4/2007) will read Chemistry at the Imperial College in London. Joshua is at the centre in the picture below.

Joshua is also the son of our old boy Goh Eng Ghee (Sec 4/1971). Goh Eng Ghee is currently the Deputy Chief Executive of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency.

The four other Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship recipients, also 19, are bound for British universities. They are:
  1. Catholic Junior College alumnus OCT Joshua Goh, who will read chemistry at Imperial College in London;
  2. Midshipman Soh Kah Lake, formerly of Hwa Chong Institution, who will take up chemical engineering at University College London (UCL);
  3. His fellow Hwa Chong alumnus OCT Tay Jian Hua, who will study economics at UCL; and
  4. RI (Junior College) alumnus OCT Seth Jun Hao, who will read aeronautics at Imperial College.