Mr. Phang Thim Fatt is the deputy managing director and chief financial officer of BOC Aviation. Mr. Phang was initially seconded to the company as the chief financial officer from the former shareholder of the company, Singapore Airlines Limited, in January 1996.
He formally joined BOC Aviation in March 1999 in the same role. In July 2001, he became the deputy managing director, while retaining the financing portfolio, corporate accounting and taxation functions.
Prior to joining us, Mr. Phang gained extensive experience at Singapore Airlines Limited, including in the areas of treasury operations, currency exposure management and financing including export credit financing, tax sparing loans and cross-border leveraged leasing. Mr. Phang was involved in the establishment of the company and lobbied government agencies for the introduction of Singapore's ALS, introduced in 1995.
Mr. Phang has been with the BOC Aviation for 22 years. He graduated from the University of Malaya in Malaysia with a bachelor's degree in economics (first class honors) in June 1979.