It is compulsory for a Singapore company to appoint a local resident director. The local resident director must either be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident (PR).
CorporateRoom provides Nominee Director services, to fulfill the role of the local resident director, should you not have a local director ready for your new company.
A company can be incorporated with foreign shareholders, through a few different structures:
Individual Shareholders holding shares in the Singapore company
Incorporating a Singapore Subsidiary with the foreign parent HQ / holding company
Creating a Branch Office (BO) structure
Creating a temporary Representative Office (RO) structure for up to 3 years