Singtel announced the appointment of Dominic Barton as an independent director of the Board.
Barton has been Chair of the Board of Canadian mining company Teck Resources since 1 October 2018.
A McKinsey & Company veteran, Barton was Global Managing Partner of McKinsey until July 2018, a role he held for nine years. He is currently Global Managing Partner Emeritus. Before becoming managing partner, Dominic served as McKinsey’s chairman in Asia from 2004 to 2009. He also headed McKinsey’s office in Korea from 2000 to 2004.
Barton is the Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, the chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council, Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is also a trustee of the Brookings Institution, a founding member of non-profit organisation FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term), a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, and a member of the boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.