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Change – Announcement of Appointment::APPOINTMENT OF GROUP FINANCIAL CONTROLLER OF THE COMPANY, BEING AN EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE COMPANY

Announcement Reference

SG200511OTHR1GW9

 

Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)

Tan Yee Ho

 

Designation

Executive Chairman

 

Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)

Mr Lee Yih Hong (“Mr Lee”) joined the Company on 4 May 2020 as the Group Financial Controller of the Company. Mr Lee will take over as the head of the finance department of the Company, upon the effective date of resignation of the outgoing Chief Financial Officer of the Company on 8 June 2020. Accordingly, the Board of Directors considers Mr Lee as an Executive Officer of the Company, who is in charge of the finance team of the Group, with effect from 8 June 2020, upon the effective date of resignation of the outgoing Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

 

This announcement has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Company’s sponsor, ZICO Capital Pte. Ltd. (the “Sponsor”), in accordance with Rule 226(2)(b) of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist.

 

This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST and the SGX-ST assumes no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, including the correctness of any of the statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.

 

The contact person for the Sponsor is Ms. Alice Ng, Director of Continuing Sponsorship, ZICO Capital Pte. Ltd. at 8 Robinson Road, #09-00 ASO Building, Singapore 048544, telephone (65) 6636 4201.

 

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment

08/06/2020

 

Name Of Person

Lee Yih Hong

 

Age

37

 

Country Of Principal Residence

Singapore

 

The Board’s comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)

The Board of Directors of the Company has reviewed Mr Lee Yih Hong’s professional qualification, educational background and working experience and is of the opinion that he is suitable for the role as the Group Financial Controller of the Company, and as an Executive Officer of the Company.

 

Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility

The appointment is executive. Mr Lee Yih Hong is responsible for the Group’s overall finance, risk management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and accounting functions.

 

Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)

Group Financial Controller

 

Professional qualifications

Member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

Chartered Accountant Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

 

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 2019 to April 2020 – Senior Manager, RSM Chio Lim LLP, Singapore

March 2015 to June 2019 – Financial Controller, PT Genting Plantations Nusantara, Jakarta

August 2014 to February 2015 – PricewaterhouseCooopers, Kuala Lumpur

April 2006 to March 2014 – PricewaterhouseCooopers, Kuala Lumpur

 

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)

1. PT Globalindo Agung Lestari

2. PT United Agro Indonesia

 

Present

Nil

 

(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?

No

 

If no, please state if the director has attended or will be attending training on the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed issuer as prescribed by the Exchange

N.A.

 

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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