Change - Announcement Of Retirement Of Chief Executive Officer

BackMay 04, 2022
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Cessation
Date & Time of Broadcast May 4, 2022 18:01
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Retirement of Chief Executive Officer
Announcement Reference SG220504OTHRYIHQ
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Tan Ling Ling
Designation Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Retirement of Ms Jill Smith as Chief Executive Officer
Additional Details
Name Of Person Jillian Avis Kathryn Smith
Age 68
Is effective date of cessation known? Yes
If yes, please provide the date 06/05/2022
Detailed Reason (s) for cessation As part of succession planning, Ms Jill Smith is retiring as the Chief Executive Officer of Manulife US Real Estate Management Pte. Ltd. (MUSREM), the manager of Manulife US REIT (MUST). The Board of MUSREM would like to express their appreciation to Ms Smith for her leadership and contributions to MUSREM and MUST.
Are there any unresolved differences in opinion on material matters between the person and the board of directors, including matters which would have a material impact on the group or its financial reporting? No
Is there any matter in relation to the cessation that needs to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the listed issuer? No
Any other relevant information to be provided to shareholders of the listed issuer? No
Date of Appointment to current position 11/07/2015
Does the AC have a minimum of 3 members (taking into account this cessation)? Yes
Number of Independent Directors currently resident in Singapore (taking into account this cessation) 4
Number of cessations of appointments specified in Listing Rule 704 (7) or Catalist Rule 704 (6) over the past 12 months 1
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Chief Executive Officer
Role and responsibilities Ms Jill Smith works with the Board to determine the strategy for MUST and with other members of the management team to execute MUST's investment strategy.

Ms Smith is also responsible for the overall day-to-day management and operations of MUST, working with the Manager's investment, asset management, financial and legal and compliance personnel in meeting the strategic, investment and operational objectives of MUST.
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries Nil
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries? No
Past (for the last 5 years) Nil
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