23 December 2014: Civica, a leader in specialist systems and business process services that help organisations to transform the way they work, announced that Sukhvinder Singh Chopra has been appointed as General Manager and Director of Operations, Singapore.
Chopra has extensive experience in senior roles in Singapore, including being a Colonel in the Singapore Armed Forces, member of the leadership team at SAFTI-MI Training Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Temasek Management Services.
His experience extends as a Consultant to major capacity building programs in developing countries funded by the World Bank. He is deeply committed to social causes in Singapore, working in many community service programs and initiatives, and is a Board Member for a Singapore NGO focusing on ending poverty in Asia. He is a recipient of numerous grassroots/social awards and the prestigious Singapore's Public Administration Award (Military).
Upon his appointment, Chopra said, "Civica's operations complement capacity building efforts across public sector institutions. A cause I am most aligned with. Their growth plans in Singapore and the region are exciting and challenging. Civica's management place as much importance to the development of its staff as to the attainment of its business development goals. I look forward to working very closely with team Civica."
Marc Nolan, Managing Director, said, "Civica is increasing our investments for growth in Singapore and the region. We are very pleased to have Chopra join us in managing and growing our operations in Asia. Chopra comes with considerable experience in the field of leadership and management in a changing and complex environment and we are delighted to have him as a member of our Senior Management team."
Civica is a market leader in specialist systems and business process services for organisations across the public sector and around the world. Through experienced people who understand service delivery, the Group applies software, cloud-based services and outsourcing to help customers transform the way they work. Drawing on a unique combination of people, technology and business process expertise, Civica supplies more than 2,500 organisations in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada and the USA.
About Civica Library Solutions
Civica Library Solutions is a leading global library solution provider with over 2,000 installations and a range of offerings from application software and technology managed services to full library outsourcing. The Spydus system provides a comprehensive solution covering physical, digital, heritage and cultural resources. Through its managed and cloud-based services Civica provides powerful consortia and regional management systems or traditional single customer software. Outsourcing services cover collection management, full library management and operations outsourcing, and the provision of a range of library-related community development programs such as media literacy and reading programs.