Change - Announcement of Appointment

Appointment of Non-Executive Independent Director


Date of Appointment

25/04/2022


Name of Person

Elaine Beh Pur-Lin


Age

56


Country Of Principal Residence

Singapore


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

The nomination of Ms Elaine Beh Pur-Lin ("Ms Beh") as non-executive independent Director was duly reviewed by the Company's Nominating Committee ("NC") and the Board of Directors (the "Board"). Taking guidelines from the revised Corporate Governance Code 2018 and Listing Manual of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, the NC is of the view, and concurred by the Board, that Ms Beh is considered as a non-executive independent Director. The Board is also of the view that Ms Beh's qualifications and work experience will enhance the core competencies of the Board.


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

Non-executive


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

Non-Executive Independent Director and member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee, and Remuneration Committee


Professional qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, 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

None


Conflict of interests (including any competing business)

None


Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years

2013 to Present - Partner at Virtus Law LLP

1996 to 2013 - Partner at Colin Ng & Partners LLP


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 appointment pursuant to Listing Rule 704 (9) or Catalist Rule 704 (8).

Past (for the last 5 years)

Directorships

Sanli Environment Limited

Lion Huat Pte Ltd


Present

Directorships

AcroMeta Group Limited

Audience Analytics Limited

SISTIC.com Pte Ltd

Abilities Beyond Limitations and Expectations Limited


Other Principal Commitment

Partner at Virtus Law LLP


(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, on the ground of insolvency?

No


(c) Whether there is any unsatisfied judgement against him?

No


(d) Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving fraud or dishonesty which is punishable within 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, judgement has been entered against him in any civil proceedings in Singapore or elsewhere involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirements 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 future 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

Currently on the boards of 2 Catalist listed companies: AcroMeta Group Limited and Audience Analytics Limited


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)

Not applicable