While local companies have been mourning the loss of Singapore’s founding PM Lee Kuan Yew, several global companies with a presence locally have also greyscaled their logos on social media to pay respect.
Here are some global companies that have been expressing their heart felt condolences.
MasterCard: We would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Singapore’s founding father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. We join all Singaporeans in mourning the passing of this great man, a visionary and an inspiration to us all.
CitiBank: We at Citi Singapore are deeply saddened by the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. We will always remember Mr Lee as a visionary leader who has dedicated his life to transforming Singapore into a thriving international hub it is today. Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr Lee and to all Singaporeans during this difficult period.
Maybank: Singapore owes its success to Mr Lee Kuan Yew as its founding father. His legacy and achievements are intertwined and reflected in the success of Singapore as a young nation. He will always remain a source of inspiration for generations to come. Thank you, Mr Lee.
KFC: Today marks the passing of Singapore’s founding father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. He was a man with remarkable foresight and vision, and have built Singapore to what she is today. We, at KFC Singapore, have the utmost respect for Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. He has left us with a legacy that we are immensely grateful for. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to PM Lee Hsien Loong and family. #RIPLKY #LeeKuanYew
Pizza Hut: Today marks the passing of one of modern Singapore’s founding fathers, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. Singapore would not be the country she is today without his vision and leadership. We, at Pizza Hut Singapore, thank Mr. Lee for his immense contributions to the nation, and offer our heartfelt condolences to his family.
McDonald’s: McDonald’s Singapore joins the nation in remembering former Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
Sarpino’s Pizzeria: Thank you Mr. Lee Kuan Yew for making what Singapore it is today. Sarpino’s Singapore would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the Lee family for their loss. #thankyouLKY
Today, we mourn the passing of Singapore’s founding father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Fifty years ago, Mr Lee Kuan Yew led Singapore to independence, and went on to transform our nation from a trading port to what Singapore has become today – an intelligent, first world economy. Thank you Mr Lee Kuan Yew for your visionary leadership, relentless courage, unwavering determination and enduring inspiration. We salute and pay tribute to all that Mr Lee Kuan Yew has done in his lifetime of serving and loving Singapore, to his very last breath.
We heed PM’s call to “dedicate ourselves as one people to build on his foundations, strive for his ideals, and keep Singapore exceptional and successful for many years to come”. On behalf of IBMers around the world, IBM Singapore extends our heartfelt condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and family as well as to all Singaporeans. May our founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew rest in peace.
We extend our deepest and heartfelt condolences to PM Lee Hsien Loong and his family. Our thoughts are with the people of Singapore as we mourn the loss of this nation’s founding Prime Minister whose contributions will be long remembered. We recall his strength and profound convictions and his unreserved dedication to public service will continue to inspire us.
Reebok: As we mourn the passing of Singapore’s founding father, let us take a moment to honor his invaluable contributions, indomitable dedication, and astute foresight in transforming a mudflat into a metropolis.
“You begin your journey not knowing where it will take you. You have plans, you have dreams, but every now and again you have to take uncharted roads, face impassable mountains, cross treacherous rivers, be blocked by landslides and earthquakes. That’s the way my life has been.” – Mr Lee Kuan Yew
AirBnb: Our thoughts are with Prime Minister Lee and his family, as we mourn the passing of one of our founding fathers Lee Kuan Yew.
Intel: We are deeply saddened that Singapore has lost its founding father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. We express our heartfelt condolences, and our thoughts are with his family in this time of sorrow.
Samsung: We know him for his strengths, his hopes, his dreams. Today we mourn his passing.