Thomson Medical's board has appointed Mr. Lim Wee Kiat as executive vice-chairman. Mr. Lim, who is the son of controlling shareholder Lim Eng Hock, currently oversees Thomson X, the group's
digital arm. Mr. Lim Wee Kiat's appointment will be effective from Sept 1. He will be responsible for the group's overall growth strategies and work with the board to grow Thomson Medical's business through mergers and acquisitions, especially in the area of core hospital services in fast-growing South-east Asia economies, the board noted.