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BackJan 01, 2018
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Jan 1, 2018 11:23
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Independent and Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference SG180101OTHRDKD8
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Aldric Tan Jee Wei
Designation Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Mr Chua Tian Chu as Independent and Non-Executive Director
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 01/01/2018
Name Of Person Chua Tian Chu
Age 58
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Nominating Committee of the Company has reviewed the qualifications and experience of Mr Chua Tian Chu and has recommended to the Board of Directors his appointment as an Independent and Non-Executive Director and a member of the Nominating Committee.

The Board of Directors, having reviewed and considered the qualifications and experience of Mr Chua Tian Chu, has approved his appointment as an Independent and Non-Executive Director and a member of the Nominating 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 and Non-Executive Director and a Member of the Nominating Committee
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries Nil
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years 2014 to present
Theological studies and missionary work

2012 to 2013
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Meritus Hotels & Resorts

2009 to 2011
Head of Global Financial Institutions Group
Executive Vice President, Group China Strategic Investment
United Overseas Bank Limited

2007 to 2009
Executive Vice President, UOB International Sector
Executive Vice President and Head of Greater China Region
United Overseas Bank Limited
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. Aquamarina Hotel Private Limited
2. Hotel Investment (Hainan) Private Limited
3. OUE Hotels (Japan) Pte. Ltd.
4. Hainan Mandarin Hotel Limited
5. Meritus Hotels & Resorts (Hainan) Company Limited
6. Meritus Shantou Hotel Co., Ltd.
7. Shantou Tianyi Management Co., Ltd.
8. Singapore Mandarin International Hotels Pte Ltd, Hainan Branch
9. TCB OUE Sdn. Bhd.
10. Casa Mutiara Development Sdn. Bhd.
11. Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
12. Singapore Hotel Association
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 a listed company? Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience Mr Chua was a director of Far East Orchard Limited.