Yinson Holdings Berhad is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Lee as Independent Non-Executive Director, effective from 1 October 2021.
Gregory has over 25 years of experience as a business and strategic leader, specialising in scaling, turnarounds, and bringing companies to the next level. He is a proven consumer technology leader, serving for 13 years in Samsung as Global Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung Electronics, President and CEO of Samsung Asia, and President and CEO of Samsung Mobile and Samsung Electronics North America. He started his career in Procter & Gamble in brand management and progressed in positions of increased responsibilities in both Asia and in the United States. He is a long-term venture investor in technology companies, with roles including Global CEO of Bower & Wilkins, Founder and Director of 1DERLIFE Investment Management, Director of 1derfood Technology Pte Ltd, CEO and Strategic Advisor of FoodZaps Technology Pte Ltd, and most recently Founder and Managing Partner of 1DERLIFE Growth Partners Pte Ltd – an acquisition fund that acquires and combines innovative small software service companies that serve SMEs within Singapore and Southeast Asia. Gregory also served as a Board Member of Singapore Economic Development Board from 2013 to 2015.
Yinson Group Executive Chairman, Mr Lim Han Weng commented that the new appointment would add to the collective experience of Yinson’s Board to support the Group’s growth plans, particularly the expansion into the technology segment and new strategic markets.
“We would like to extend our warmest welcome to Gregory, who is an excellent addition to the team. With his extensive experience as a strategic advisor and venture investor, together with his vast knowledge in small, medium and large consumer and B2B technology businesses across various global locations, Gregory will further enhance the ability of the Board to meet the interests of our shareholders and stakeholders.”
“Gregory also enriches our Board’s composition, providing greater independent oversight to discussions on strategy, performance and resources, especially in alignment to our Group’s ESG commitments and Climate Goals.