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BackNov 10, 2020
|Announcement Title||Change - Announcement of Appointment|
|Date & Time of Broadcast||Nov 10, 2020 7:00|
|Announcement Sub Title||Appointment of Mrs Karen Tay Koh as Independent and Non-Executive Director|
|Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)||Jill Smith|
|Designation||Chief Executive Officer|
|Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)||Appointment of Mrs Karen Tay Koh as Independent and Non-Executive Director.|
|Date Of Appointment||10/11/2020|
|Name Of Person||Mrs Karen Tay Koh|
|Country Of Principal Residence||Singapore|
|The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)||The Board, having considered the recommendation and assessment by the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of Mrs Karen Tay Koh's professional qualifications and past working experience, is satisfied that Mrs Koh has the requisite knowledge and experience to contribute effectively to the Company and is a suitable candidate to be appointed to the Board as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee ("ARC").|
|Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility||No|
|Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)||Independent and Non-Executive Director and ARC Member|
|Professional qualifications||Masters in Public Administration / International Tax Program (Certificate)
Harvard University, USA
Kennedy School & Law School
Master of Arts
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts, Econs Tripos
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
|Any relationship (including immediate family relationships) with any existing director, existing executive officer, the issuer and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or any of its principal subsidiaries||Nil|
|Conflict of interests (including any competing business)||Nil|
|Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years||November 2008 - present:
Executive Director, Healthcura Pte. Ltd.
May 2008 - present:
Executive Director, Nutmeg Management Pte. Ltd.
June 2016 - April 2018:
CEO and Executive Director, IP Investment Management Pte Ltd
January 2015 - October 2015
Partner, Myanmar Investment Group
|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)||Nutrion Capital Partners Pte. Ltd.
Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited
Northeastern University, Boston USA
|Present||HSBC Bank Singapore (Limited)
BC Platforms AG
Banyan Tree Holdings Limited
D'Amore Mckim College of Business, Northeastern University, Centre for Emerging Markets
The Red Pencil Singapore
TVM Capital Healthcare Partners
Nutmeg Capital Pte. Ltd.
Nutmeg Solutions Pte. Ltd.
|(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 an issuer listed on the Exchange?||Yes|
|If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience||Mrs Karen Tay Koh was an Independent Non-Executive Director, Nominating and Remuneration Committee Chairman and Audit Committee member of CWT Logistic Ltd which is listed on SGX-ST. Mrs Koh is also currently an Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit and Risk Committee member of SGX-ST listed Banyan Tree Holdings Limited.
|Please provide details of relevant experience and the nominating committee's reasons for not requiring the director to undergo training as prescribed by the Exchange (if applicable)||N.A.|