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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Chief Strategy Officer (Mr Tham Poh Cheong)

BackJul 31, 2018
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Jul 31, 2018 17:08
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Chief Strategy Officer (Mr Tham Poh Cheong)
Announcement Reference SG180731OTHR8Q1H
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Chua Sher Lin
Designation Chief Financial Officer
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Chief Strategy Officer (Mr Tham Poh Cheong).

DBS Bank Ltd. is the sole issue manager, global coordinator, bookrunner and underwriter (the "Sole Issue Manager, Global Coordinator, Bookrunner and Underwriter") for the initial public offering of shares in, and listing of, Koufu Group Limited on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. The Sole Issue Manager, Global Coordinator, Bookrunner and Underwriter assumes no responsibility for the contents of this announcement.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 01/08/2018
Name Of Person Tham Poh Cheong
Age 55
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) Having considered Mr Tham Poh Cheong's qualification and experience and in view of the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, the Board approved the appointment of Mr Tham Poh Cheong as Chief Strategy Officer.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Executive. The Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) is assisting the CEO with developing, communicating, executing and sustaining corporate strategic initiatives. He will be responsible for the development of the integrated facility to drive and support the group's growth, and to establish joint ventures, strategic alliances, acquisitions or investments in complementary business segments and markets.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Chief Strategy Officer
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 January 2012 - May 2018: Secretary-General of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
2012 - 2014: Board member of Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices
2016 - 2018: Member of Data Protection Advisory Committee
1990 - 2011: Various positions held while working in International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, last position being Group Director of the Infrastructure Services 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? Yes
Shareholding Details 100,000 shares of Koufu Group Limited
# 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 Not applicable

 

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