KBR announced that it is going to grow its office in Singapore with the support of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to become the company's Asia Pacific regional centre of excellence for its new business areas.
KBR will look to establish Singapore as the Centre of Excellence for KBR consulting, digitalisation, LNG & asset management, differentiated infrastructure.
KBR said that as it looks to grow into new areas and enhance its customer base, Singapore continues to be a key location for its global project delivery and an important base to develop its people to cover growth markets in the region.
"We are seeing changes in clients' needs and expectations in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region and we plan to move up the value chain at our Singapore office with the support from EDB," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Asia Pacific and EMEA. "We must continue to innovate and evolve our business model across the full spectrum of our business, Technology & Consulting, Engineering and Construction and our Government Services (KBRwyle), to stay relevant and grow our businesses in the region.
"KBR will continue to strengthen our Singapore team to attain the right and differentiated skills to position ourselves for the future," Ibrahim continued.