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Charles Goodyear to lead Temasek

Temasek says Ho Ching will stand down as CEO later this year and be replaced by former BHP Billiton boss Charles Goodyear.

In a surprising move, Temasek Holdings said on Friday that Charles Chip Goodyear will replace Ho Ching as chief executive officer on October 1 this year. The former boss of the leading Anglo-Australian mining group, BHP Billiton, will be the first foreigner to run Temasek, one of two Singapore government investment companies, which had assets worth S$185 billion $123 billion as of March 30, 2008, according to the latest information on its website.

Goodyear left BHP Billiton in early 2008, having joined as CFO in 1999 after a career as an investment banker at Kidder Peabody. He joined Temasek's board on February 1 and will take on the title of CEO-designate from...

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