KUALA LUMPUR: Yinson Holdings Bhd has appointed Gregory Lee as an independent non-executive director, effective from Oct 1, 2021.
The global energy infrastructure and technology company said on Monday Lee 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,” it said.
Lee 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 adviser of FoodZaps Technology Pte Ltd.
Most recently, he was the 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.
Lee also served as a board member of Singapore Economic Development Board from 2013 to 2015.
Yinson Group executive chairman Lim Han Weng said Lee’s 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.