Ho Ching was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2004. Ho first joined Temasek as Director in January 2002 and then became its Executive Director in May 2002.
Temasek Holdings (abbreviated as Temasek) is an investment company owned by the Government of Singapore. Incorporated in 1974, Temasek has a multinational team of over 450 people. Temasek owns and manages a net portfolio of S$215 billion (US$173 billion) as at 31 March 2013, mainly in Singapore and Asia. It is an active shareholder and investor, and its portfolio covers a broad spectrum of sectors including financial services, telecommunications, media and technology, transportation and industrials, life sciences, consumer, real estate, as well as energy and resources.