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Keppel Corp appoints new ID
KEPPEL Corporation on Wednesday said that it has appointed Jean-François Manzoni as an independent director. The appointment will take effect on Oct 1, 2018.
Prof Manzoni is President (Dean) and Nestlé Professor at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, where he is based. Keppel said that Prof Manzoni's research, teaching and consulting activities are focused on leadership, the development of high-performance organisations and corporate governance.
In a media statement, Lee Boon Yang, chairman, Keppel Corporation, said: "We are pleased to welcome Prof Manzoni, who joins the board at an opportune moment in Keppel's growth journey. His strong background - focused on leadership, the development of high-performance organisations and corporate governance - will be invaluable to the board as we steer the group's operation across multiple businesses and jurisdictions in a fast-paced environment."
With the addition of Prof Manzoni, Keppel's board will comprise a total of 10 directors, of whom eight are independent directors.