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Barramundi Group has announced the appointment of Lai Nge Kong as a director of the company. Thus, after being an alternate director for Edward Averrill Ng Yong Sheng, Nge Kong will take up a new position. This recent appointment adds to a series of rapid changes within the board of directors, highlighting the challenging situation currently faced by the group.
Having a long and brilliant career, Nge Kong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honors in Finance, from the University of Melbourne. In addition, during his studies, Nge Kong received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Melbourne Honors Scholarship, the Macquarie Bank Investment Award, and recognition in the Dean’s List Honors.
Nge Kong’s investment career began at Macquarie Bank in the Investment Banking Group. Before it, he moving to Temasek Holdings, where he played a crucial role in its Corporate Finance team.
Nge Kong serves as a director of Far East Capital, the family office and investment vehicle of the Far East Organization, one of Singapore’s largest private real estate developers. Therefore, in his role, his principal responsibility is to manage private investments globally. In this way, Nge Kong’s position plays a crucial role in managing the financial portfolio and making strategic investment decisions. It is now expected to follow his lead in his new position at Barramundi.
Barramundi Group delivers premium quality fish worldwide, prioritizing sustainability. Their mission revolves around addressing the global protein gap by harnessing the potential of Barramundi. The Group operates with comprehensive in-house capabilities ranging from vaccine development, end-product innovation, and processing, to hatchery facilities. They operate ocean farms in Australia, Singapore, and Brunei.
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