NCS Group senior staffer appointed to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

Singapore, June 9, 2006

NCS Group, a leading regional IT and communications engineering services provider, announced today the departure of Ms Tham Ai Chyn who is set to take up a senior role at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

NCS Group CEO, Dr Chong Yoke Sin congratulated Ms Tham in a statement made today.  In expressing how NCS Group, Singapore's largest IT Services company has reacted to the appointment, Dr Chong commented "It's with a mixture of pride and regret that NCS announces the departure of Ms Tham Ai Chyn from her position as Chief of Delivery for NCS Communications Engineering.

Our pride stems from the fact that Ai Chyn has been selected to join IDA in a senior role - this is evidence of the esteem both she and NCS enjoy within IDA, Singapore's key Infocomm Technology industry regulator.  Our regret comes from the fact that we will deeply miss her skills and dedication as a long standing NCS employee.

We sincerely look forward to working together with Ai Chyn in her new role and wish her all the very best."

Ms Tham has been an employee of NCS Group for more than 12 years - IDA is announcing additional details of the appointment of Ms. Tham Ai Chyn in a separate statement today.

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