beenz.com, the web’s currency announced the appointment of David Yuen to the position of President, beenz.com Asia-Pacific. David will officially take this role on February 1, 2000.
As President, David will manage the head office for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. He will be responsible for expanding beenz.com throughout the region and increasing the profile of beenz in the Singapore market.
David joins beenz.com with more than 12 years experience in fields of information management, telecommunications, and consulting. David has held positions in executive management, sales, research, and operations.
“We are extremely excited David will be heading up our Asia-Pacific region,” said Philip Letts, chairman and CEO of beenz.com. “He has a major challenge ahead of him and we look forward to success in the Asia-Pacific region.”
beenz is the universal web currency that can be earned by consumers by simply visiting, interacting with, or shopping at participating web sites. Consumers can then spend their beenz with participating traders on DVDs, sporting goods, vacations, books, downloadable music, clothing and thousands of other products and services by paying with beenz. Major websites that offer and/or accept beenz as payment include The Motley Fool, MP3.com, SpeedyClick.com, Sprint Canada, Excite (UK) and VNUnet.
Prior to joining beenz.com, David held the position of general manager of e-Business Applications for Oracle in South Asia. He was responsible for overseeing all e-Commerce and application business activities, covering 11 countries in the region. Previous to this role, David was the director of business development for Oracle Asia-Pacific. He has also held a number of research, sales and management positions in Oracle USA, Ernst & Young, and Schlumberger-Doll research.
David has an undergraduate and graduate degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a business degree from the Sloan School of Management.
beenz.com, creator of beenz, the web’s currency(TM), is headquartered in New York with offices across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and in South Africa. beenz is a powerful online marketing tool designed to attract and maintain the attention of online consumers. beenz technology partners are Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL), Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) and Exodus (Nasdaq: EXDS). beenz also has a strategic marketing alliance with DoubleClick (Nasdaq: DCLK). The company’s founder and chief technology officer is Charles Cohen. Philip Letts is the chairman and chief executive officer. For more information, please visit [http://www.beenz.com].