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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Independent Director (Datuk Phang Ah Tong)

BackOct 02, 2017
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Oct 2, 2017 17:10
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Announcement of Appointment of Independent Director (Datuk Phang Ah Tong)
Announcement Reference SG171002OTHR8OCY
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Luong Andy
Designation Chief Executive Officer
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Announcement of Appointment of Independent Director (Datuk Phang Ah Tong)
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 01/10/2017
Name Of Person Datuk Phang Ah Tong
Age 60
Country Of Principal Residence Malaysia
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Board, having considered Datuk Phang Ah Tong's qualification and experience, has appointed him as an Independent Director of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-Executive
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Independent Director; Chairman of the Nominating Committee; Member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries None
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) None
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years Datuk Phang Ah Tong is an Economist and he recently retired as Deputy Chief Executive Officer from Malaysian Investment Development Authority ("MIDA"). He was with MIDA for 36 years, holding various positions including, Assistant Trade Commissioner, MIDA London and Director of MIDA, New York. During his tenure, he assisted in developing the manufacturing, non-manufacturing and service sectors in Malaysia. His role included promotion of global Foreign Direct Investment into Malaysia.
Undertaking submitted to the listed issuer in the form of Appendix 7.7 (Listing Rule 704(7)) Or Appendix 7H (Catalist Rule 704(6)) Yes
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries? No
# These fields are not applicable for announcements of appointments pursuant to Listing Rule 704 (9) or Catalist Rule 704 (8).
Past (for the last 5 years) None
Present None
(a) Whether at any time during the last 10 years, an application or a petition under any bankruptcy law of any jurisdiction was filed against him or against a partnership of which he was a partner at the time when he was a partner or at any time within 2 years from the date he ceased to be a partner? No
(b) Whether at any time during the last 10 years, an application or a petition under any law of any jurisdiction was filed against an entity (not being a partnership) of which he was a director or an equivalent person or a key executive, at the time when he was a director or an equivalent person or a key executive of that entity or at any time within 2 years from the date he ceased to be a director or an equivalent person or a key executive of that entity, for the winding up or dissolution of that entity or, where that entity is the trustee of a business trust, that business trust, on the ground of insolvency? No
(c) Whether there is any unsatisfied judgment against him? No
(d) Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving fraud or dishonesty which is punishable with imprisonment, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings of which he is aware) for such purpose? No
(e) Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings of which he is aware) for such breach? No
(f) Whether at any time during the last 10 years, judgment has been entered against him in any civil proceedings in Singapore or elsewhere involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or a finding of fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty on his part, or he has been the subject of any civil proceedings (including any pending civil proceedings of which he is aware) involving an allegation of fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty on his part? No
(g) Whether he has ever been convicted in Singapore or elsewhere of any offence in connection with the formation or management of any entity or business trust? No
(h) Whether he has ever been disqualified from acting as a director or an equivalent person of any entity (including the trustee of a business trust), or from taking part directly or indirectly in the management of any entity or business trust? No
(i) Whether he has ever been the subject of any order, judgment or ruling of any court, tribunal or governmental body, permanently or temporarily enjoining him from engaging in any type of business practice or activity? No
(j) Whether he has ever, to his knowledge, been concerned with the management or conduct, in Singapore or elsewhere, of the affairs of :-
(i) any corporation which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing corporations in Singapore or elsewhere; or No
(ii) any entity (not being a corporation) which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing such entities in Singapore or elsewhere; or No
(iii) any business trust which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing business trusts in Singapore or elsewhere; or No
(iv) any entity or business trust which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, in connection with any matter occurring or arising during that period when he was so concerned with the entity or business trust? No
(k) Whether he has been the subject of any current or past investigation or disciplinary proceedings, or has been reprimanded or issued any warning, by the Monetary Authority of Singapore or any other regulatory authority, exchange, professional body or government agency, whether in Singapore or elsewhere? No
Any prior experience as a director of a listed company? No
If No, Please provide details of any training undertaken in the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed company The Company will arrange for an orientation on any matters that Datuk Phang Ah Tong would require to be familiar with, in his role and responsibilities as an Independent Director of the Company.