The Esplanade Company announced the appointment of Yvonne Tham as CEO-Designate from 1 April 2018. Yvonne will take on the role of CEO from current CEO Benson Puah, who has been at the helm since July 1998, from 1 August 2018.
We would like to thank Benson for his visionary leadership and immense contributions to Esplanade over the past 20 years, in making the arts accessible to everyone in Singapore through a diverse calendar of programmes and establishing a strong international network. Through this time, Esplanade has also catalysed artistic development and content creation and set the bar high for venue management and technical theatre. Under Benson’s direction, Esplanade has made a meaningful difference to Singapore’s arts scene and its diverse communities and we are confident that Yvonne will build on these achievements,” said the Esplanade's Chairman Lee Tzu Yang.