Borge Bek-Nielsen



Age: 79


Summary: Danish businessman and former chairman of United Plantations who developed the palm oil industry in Malaysia during a Communist era, and who was considered as the driving force in promoting Malaysian palm oil plantations, an industry that now generates about $8 billion a year.



Cause of Death: Brief illness


Born: November 29, 1925


Died: September 23, 2005


Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia