Former US ambassador to Singapore resigns from Axington board

Contrary to a statement by BN Group last month welcoming Mr Kirk Wagar as "strategic adviser", he says he had no role with the group. ST FILE PHOTO
Contrary to a statement by BN Group last month welcoming Mr Kirk Wagar as "strategic adviser", he says he had no role with the group. ST FILE PHOTO

Former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar yesterday said he has resigned from his independent director position in Axington, which is linked to Bellagraph Nova (BN) Group, the Singapore-registered company that had admitted to doctoring photographs of its founders with former United States president Barack Obama.

He told The Straits Times: "Due to the recent revelations, I have resigned that position and asked for Axington to advise Singapore Exchange and any other relevant parties of that fact."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 26, 2020, with the headline 'Former US ambassador to Singapore resigns from Axington board'. Subscribe