Global investment firm GIC has appointed Wu Choy Peng (pictured) as chief technology officer. In the newly created role, Wu will play a key role in developing GIC’s technology vision, strategic direction and future growth in technology, to boost organisational capabilities. She is also responsible for overseeing technology and data analytics.
According to the press statement, the new chief technology officer role was created to expand GIC’s leadership bench as it prepares for an environment of increasing disruptive innovation. GIC declined to comment further.
Prior to her latest appointment, Wu was the group chief information officer at Singtel for more than five years. She held a similar role at Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) for more than six years. Before joining Singtel and NOL, Wu was government chief information officer at GovTech, formerly known as Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, for over six years. She has also worked at the Ministry of Education, Singapore as chief information officer.