Groupon ropes in new regional director

Groupon has appointed Ng Aik-Phong (pictured) as the new regional business development director of Southeast Asia.

In his new role, Ng will be responsible for identifying and leading strategic business development and opportunities for the region to further enhance Groupon experience for customers as well as business partners in each market.

Ng joined Groupon Singapore in 2010 as Business Development Director.

With a background in internet businesses, Ng has worked Ingenio Pte Ltd, Lycos Asia, Latitude Web Pte Ltd and SilkRoute Ventures. H

e is also the founder of, an online Singapore-based property exchange and matching service which he continues to lead.