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SNEF president Stephen Lee steps down, to be succeeded by Robert Yap

Published on Jul 30, 2014 5:00 PM

SINGAPORE - After 26 years in the role, Mr Stephen Lee is stepping down as president of the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF).

He will be succeeded by Dr Robert Yap with effect from Sept 1. Dr Yap, the chairman and chief executive of supply chain management firm YCH Group, is currently one of SNEF's four vice-presidents.

Mr Lee, now 67 and the chairman of Singapore Airlines, was first elected president of SNEF in July 1988.

He has "played a key role in strengthening the employers' partnership with the Government and the labour movement", said SNEF in a statement on Wednesday.

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