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Emotional UOB AGM as patriarch Wee Cho Yaw absent

At UOB's AGM on Friday, CEO Wee Ee Cheong read out a letter from his father, chairman emeritus and honorary adviser Wee Cho Yaw, who was absent from the meeting for the first time since 1958 when he first joined the board. The Wee family owns some 18 per cent of UOB.


UNITED Overseas Bank's annual shareholders meeting began on an emotional note on Friday as chief executive Wee Ee Cheong teared up in his brief message of appreciation to his father who has stepped down from the board.

Wee Cho Yaw, 89, who remains chairman emeritus and...

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