Hsien Yang Lee


Various positions including General Atlantic Singapore Fund and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore

Formerly chairman and non-executive director at F&N, Lee Hsien Yang oversaw a bidding war for the company that led to Southeast Asia's biggest corporate takeover in early 2013. The final deal valued the drinks and property conglomerate at around $11 billion. Along with the F&N's seven other directors, Lee stepped down from the company's board in February to give new owner Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi a free hand in running the 130-year old conglomerate. In October, Lee joined global investment firm General Atlantic as a special adviser. In this capacity, Lee provides strategic counsel to GA and its portfolio companies in SE Asia. Lee is also chairman of the General Atlantic Singapore Fund. The former CEO of Singapore Telecom concurrently chairs the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and the Islamic Bank of Asia Private Limited (a DBS Bank subsidiary). Among his other portfolios, he is director of the Singapore Exchange Limited and from 2013, Caldecott Inc. Lee is the son of Singapore's first Prime Minister and former Minister Mentor, and the younger brother of Singapore's current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.