Non-Executive, Non Independent Chairman of the Board
Dr. Wee Cho Yaw is the NonExecutive NonIndependent Chairman of the Board of Haw Par Corporationrationration Ltd. He was Chairman of the Company and of the Haw Par Group since 1978. He was appointed to the Board on 31 October 1975 and was last reappointed on 29 April 2016. He is the Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nominating Committees. A veteran banker with more than 50 years experience in the banking industry, Dr Wee is Chairman Emeritus and Advisor of United Overseas Bank Limited and Far Eastern Bank Limited. He also chairs the boards of United Overseas Insurance Limited, UOL Group Limited, Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited, United Industrial Corporationrationration Limited, Marina Centre Holdings Private Limited and Wee Foundation. Previously, he was the Chairman of Singapore Land Limited. Dr Wee is also the Chairman of Chung Cheng High School. He is the Honorary President of the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce Industry. Dr Wee received Chinese high school education. He was conferred Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Letters by National University of Singapore in 2008 and Nanyang Technological University in 2014. Both degrees were conferred in recognition of his longstanding support of education and outstanding contributions to community welfare and the business community. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Service Order, Singapores highest National Day Award, from the President of Singapore for his outstanding contributions to the economic, education, social and community development fields in Singapore. He is currently the ProChancellor of Nanyang Technological University, having been appointed since 2004. Dr Wee was conferred the Businessman Of The Year award twice at the Singapore Business Awards in 2001 and 1990.
Age: 87 Chairman Since 1978 Ph.D