GHN Advisory Board Member
Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer, Frasers Hospitality
Mr Choe is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Hospitality Pte. Ltd. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. As Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Hospitality Pte. Ltd., he stewarded the company from its inception in 1998 with two properties in Singapore, to 148 properties (including those in the pipeline) in over 80 cities globally with more than 23,600 keys. Today, Frasers Hospitality Pte. Ltd. is regarded as the top three global companies for serviced residences.
Mr Choe started his career in the hospitality industry with Westin and subsequently Shangri-La International in 1981, where he was awarded the Shangri-La overseas scholarship. He held senior management positions with Shangri-La Singapore and The Portman Shangri-La Shanghai, China, before returning to Singapore in 1996 to start up the hospitality arm of Singapore conglomerate, Fraser & Neave, Limited.
Mr Choe is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for Crest Secondary School, a Member of the Committee for Private Education/SkillsFuture Singapore, and a Governing Council Member of the Singapore Quality Awards, Spring Singapore. He also sits on the SPC Complaints Panel (Laypersons) of the Singapore Pharmacy Council.
Mr Choe graduated from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) with a Bachelor of Science with Distinction. He was awarded the National Dean’s List (USA) as well as the Phi Kappa Phi for academic excellence.