The Singapore Art Museum appoints Mr Leng Tshua as the Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) with effect from 1 July2015. Mr Tshua replaces MsChong Siak Ching, who had stepped down from her position at the end of January 2015 to focus her efforts on the upcoming opening of the National Gallery Singapore.
Mr Tshua will work closely with the Director of SAM, Dr Susie Lingham, to realise the vision of making the Singapore Art Museum a leading museum of contemporary art.
Mr Tshua has a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance from the Arizona State University and received his MBA from William Steinway University, New York. He has over 25 years of professional experience spanning diverse business portfolios, and is recognised in the luxury industry for many of his innovative programmes and strategic marketing initiatives. Previously, Mr Tshuawas the Chief Consultant for Business Development at Steinway & Sons, Asia Pacific Group, and CEO of L&L Luxury Marketing. Mr Tshua is also an active member of the arts and cultural community, having assumed roles as patron and board member for several non-profit, visual and performing art organisations. These include the Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and Greater Oro Valley Arts Council.