Lua Cheng Eng

Lua is deputy chairman, group president and chief executive officer of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (NOL). The NOL group includes American President Lines, which NOL took over in November 1997. The merger made NOL one of the top five container shipping companies in the world with revenues of more than $4 billion.

In addition to his duties at NOL, Lua is the chairman of one of the three major shipyards in Singapore. His numerous appointments include president of the Singapore Shipping Association, deputy chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and councilor of the Baltic and International Maritime Council. Lua has a bachelor's degree from the University of London and has also studied at Harvard University.