27th July, 2018

Press Release

Appointment of DHI Chairman

Press Release No. DHI/M&PR/1b/2018/503

Dasho Ugen Chewang (left) with DHI CEO Dasho Karma Y. Raydi

Thimphu, 27 July 2018: His Majesty The King today appointed Dasho Ugen Chewang as the new Chairman of Druk Holding and Investments Limited.

Dasho Ugen Chewang brings in a wealth of leadership experience and proven ability to lead DHI and its companies forward. He started his career in the year 1979 and served the civil service for more than two dacades, and later as the Auditor General for more than nine years from December 2005 to July 2015.

His Majesty awarded the red scarf and title of Dasho on the occasion of the 104th National Day in 2011.

Dasho assumed office with effect from 27th July 2018 following a modest reception and tendrel ceremony at DHI office.

For further information please contact: 
Media & PR Unit, DHI: 02-336257/58 ext 118