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Forbes Media Asia CEO joins Yeo Hiap Seng's board as director

WILLIAM Peter Adamopoulos, chief executive of Forbes Media Asia, has been appointed a non-independent and non-executive director of Singapore beverage company Yeo Hiap Seng (YHS), the mainboard-listed company said in an exchange filing.

YHS's board and nominating committee believe Mr Adamopoulos would "bring bench strength and add depth to the overall competency matrix of the board", the  company said in the filing on Tuesday after trading hours.

Forbes Media Asia has commercial and media interactions with Sino Group, Far East, Fullerton Hotels and the Ng family, the company noted.

The Ng Teng Fong family owns a major stake in YHS, while Far East Hospitality Services and Sino Land are minority shareholders.

Mr Adamopoulos, who is 58 and based in Singapore, joined Forbes in 1999 and established Forbes' Asia headquarters.

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