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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Independent Non-Executive Director

BackAug 21, 2020
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Aug 21, 2020 19:18
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference SG200821OTHR1X8I
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Celine Tang
Designation Group Managing Director
Effective Date and Time of the event 21/08/2020 17:00:00
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Nominating Committee and members of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 21/08/2020
Name Of Person Lawrence Lua Gek Pong
Age 62
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Board, taking into consideration the credentials, skills, experience and qualifications of Mr. Lawrence Lua Gek Pong, and at the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, is satisfied that Mr. Lawrence Lua Gek Pong possesses the requisite competencies and experience to assume the responsibilities as an Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Nominating Committee and members of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
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 Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Nominating Committee and members of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Professional qualifications a) Fellow membership of the Institute of Banking and Finance
b) Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours in Economics), National University of Singapore
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 No
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years Jan 2020 till present
Managing Director and Senior Adviser (Non-executive), DBS Private Bank Singapore

2011 till 2019
Managing Director and Region Head for South East Asia and subsequently Global Head of Private Bank, DBS Private Bank Singapore

2009 till 2011
Managing Director/Senior Adviser of Bank Julius Baer
Undertaking submitted to the listed issuer in the form of Appendix 7.7 (Listing Rule 704(7)) Or Appendix 7H (Catalist Rule 704(6)) No
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) Nil
Present Please see Appendix A
(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 Independent Non-Executive Director of Bumitama Agri Ltd.
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

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