Updated on 26 May 2014
Mr Yee will be responsible for overseeing the company's legal affairs, business development and general affairs on a global scale
Singapore: Japan based Hoya Corporation has appointed Mr Augustine Yee as its executive officer, chief legal officer and head of corporate development and affairs.
As the company's first chief legal officer and head of corporate development and affairs, Mr Yee will be responsible for overseeing the company's legal affairs, business development and general affairs on a global scale.
"We are very pleased to have Augustine join us to help shape our future business development and other initiatives," said Mr Hiroshi Suzuki, chief executive officer of Hoya Corporation. "Augustine brings a great depth of knowledge and experience in business and corporate development in the healthcare industry as well as in the practice of law, all of which will be vital for the company to build value as we achieve sustainable growth."
"I'm honored to join Hoya Group, a distinctive Japanese company that has a global reputation based on its products and strong technology base, business strategy and operations," said Mr Yee. "I'm looking forward to the opportunities and challenges ahead."
Mr Yee was earlier associated with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals as head of APAC regional and corporate business development and has also served as vice president, business development of Archemix, and vice president, head of business and corporate development of Prometheus Laboratories.