Lee Seng Wee

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Lee Seng Wee
Born (1930-04-04)April 4, 1930
Singapore
Died August 7, 2015(2015-08-07) (aged 85)
Singapore
Cause of death Head injury from falling
Residence Singapore
Nationality Singaporean
Ethnicity Chinese
Alma mater University of Toronto,
University of Western Ontario
Occupation Businessman
Organization Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation,
Lee Foundation
Parent(s) Lee Kong Chian (father)
Tan Ai Leh (mother)
Relatives Tan Kah Kee (maternal grandfather)
Lee Seng Tee (elder brother)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.

Lee Seng Wee, DUBC (simplified Chinese: 李成伟; traditional Chinese: 李成偉; pinyin: Lǐ Chéngwěi; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lí Sîng-uí; April 4, 1930 – August 7, 2015) was a Singaporean billionaire, having a net worth of US$1.6 billion in 2015, according to Forbes magazine.[1] The third son of the late Lee Kong Chian, he studied at the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario, where he received a master's degree. He was the chairman of Singapore's second-largest bank, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), and orchestrated a S$2.4 billion takeover bid for Singapore's sixth-largest bank, Keppel Capital Holdings, in June 2001. In 2003, Lee stepped down as chairman and moved to a non-executive position.

On August 7, 2015, at the age of 85, Lee died of complications arising from a head injury sustained during a fall.[2]

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