Former chief executive officer of Singapore Airlines who appeared as the spokesperson of the airline after Flight 006 crashed in 2000.
He studied random processes of theoretical probability at the Australian National University.
Fortune called him the Asian Businessman of the Year in 1998, after his 27th year of turning profits.
He was born in Malayzia.
He played San Poh in the sitcom The Yang Sisters, narrated by Alaric Tay as Milton.