KEPPEL Shipyard managing director Nelson Yeo died yesterday morning in London after suffering a brain haemorrhage last weekend while on a business trip.
Mr Yeo, 55, is survived by his wife Siew Hua and two sons.
They were by his bedside.
Chor How Jat, executive director of Keppel Shipyard, has assumed the position of acting managing director and will take over the yard's business and operations, Keppel Corporation said yesterday.
Mr Yeo, who is also managing director (marine) of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), began his career at Keppel Shipyard as a management trainee in 1982.