Chief Operating Officer
Building Materials Group
Mr Simon Loh was appointed Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the Group’s Building Materials business in Singapore on 1 October 2022. As the COO for the Building Materials portfolio in Singapore, he is responsible for managing the various business comprising cement, ready-mix concrete, precast as well as the granite and trading operations. He is also involved in the development and execution of business strategies and corporate plans to enhance the competitiveness and profitability of the Building Materials portfolio in Singapore.
Mr Loh has over 30 years of experience in the building materials industry. Prior to joining Island Concrete (Private) Ltd in 2018 as General Manager, Mr Loh was the Commercial Director of the ready-mix division and General Manager of the drymix division at LafargeHolcim Singapore, where he provided leadership and directions to the business divisions and ensured overall business growth for the company from 2008 till 2018. Earlier on in his career, he has held various concurrent senior managerial positions with P&L responsibilities over Ssangyong Cement Ltd’s subsidiaries in Singapore and Malaysia from 1990 to 1996. In 1996, he joined Dyckerhoff Construction Products as a Board Director and General Manager where he was responsible for its business across the Southeast Asia region till 2008.
Mr Loh holds a Bachelor of Engineering (2nd Upper Class Honours) in Civil Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, in the United Kingdom and a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He also received a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from Singapore Institute of Management.