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BM Group: 1 November 2015
Behn Meyer 175th Anniversary in Singapore
Behn Meyer Singapore celebrated its 175th anniversary with a gala dinner held at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel on 1st November 2015. The occasion was honoured by the attendance of Behn Meyer shareholders together with members of the Supervisory Board from Hamburg who had made the long journey to join our celebratory dinner. Many customers, bankers and representatives from other regional BM companies were also present as well as both current and retired BM Singapore staff together with their spouses.
The evening commenced with an opening speech by Mr. Khoo Su Chin, Managing Director of Behn Meyer AgriCare Holding (S) Pte. Ltd, who was joined later by Mr. Teh Hun Siang to present an award to Ms. Helen Lee and Ms. Margaret Tay commemorating their 25 years of diligent company service.

Mr. Jens Kellinghusen then presented a cheque for S$100,000 to Professor Chng Wee Joo who received the donation on behalf of the National University Cancer Institute.

There was also a speech given by Dr. Fritz Kleinsteuber who provided those in attendance with a brief history of the founding of Behn Meyer in Singapore by Mr. Theodor August Behn and Mr. Valentin Lorenz Meyer.

Mr. Jens Kellinghusen, Mr. PJ Schoenberg and Dr. Dirk Lorenz-Meyer went on stage to cut a birthday cake to celebrate the 175th anniversary and guests were treated to relaxing performances throughout the dinner. The excellent entertainment included colourful light shows, Candlelabra dances, a sand art presentation as well as thousand hands Guangyin and singing.

The eventful evening concluded with a grand finale toast being given by the shareholders and members of the Supervisory Board to mark a very special occasion.
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