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F J Benjamin appoints new Independent Director

F J Benjamin

Yee Kee Shian Leon, Chairman and Managing Director of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, has joined the Board of Directors of F J Benjamin Holdings, as Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

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Mr Yee, 43, is also the law firm’s Global Head of Corporate, as well as leads its Banking & Finance, Energy Practice, and China Practice Groups.

He is consistently recognised as a highly regarded lawyer by the IFLR1000 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 for Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A and Projects & Energy.

Source: Duane Morris

He regularly advises ultra-high net worth individuals, private equity funds, investment banks and both listed and private companies on corporate finance, venture capital, capital markets, takeovers, cross-border mergers, and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate restructurings, and joint ventures, with a particular focus on Korea, Indonesia, and PRC related deals.

Commenting on the appointment, Group CEO Nash Benjamin said: “We are delighted to welcome Leon to our Board of Directors. Leon has extensive corporate law expertise and a deep industry knowledge in global fashion businesses. We look forward to his counsel as we execute our growth strategies.”

F J Benjamin is an industry leader in brand building and management, and development of retail and distribution networks for international luxury and lifestyle brands across South East Asia.

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The Group comprises two core businesses, luxury and lifestyle fashion retailing and distribution, and timepiece distribution, with an extensive portfolio of products ranging from adult apparels, footwear, bags, accessories to fragrances and cosmetics, timepieces, nursery-related products and beddings.