14 Jan '12, 9pm

Coming full circle - TODAYonline

You could call Mr Jonathan Asherson's association with Singapore an almost lifelong one, and one he seems quietly proud of. As a child, he lived here briefly when his parents moved here to work in the 1950s. They left when he was five. In 1990, he returned to Singapore for four years to work, then after a spell in Malaysia, was back again in 1999 - as Rolls-Royce's regional director for South-east Asia. The rest is history. In the space of a decade, he was instrumental in the company - whose operations contributed the equivalent of 0.3 per cent of GDP to Singapore's economy in 2008 - relocating its global marine headquarters here in 2009. It also decided to set up a training campus and testing facility here, its first outside the United Kingdom. These contributions to the country's aerospace and marine industries led to one crowning moment of recognition fraught with perso...

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