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Announcement Of Appointment Of Non-Executive Deputy Chairman And A Member Of Nominating And Remuneration Committees

BackJan 15, 2014
Appointment Details
Date of Appointment 15/01/2014
Name Chew Gek Khim
Age 52
Country of principal residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Board considered and accepted the Nominating Committee's recommendations to appoint Ms Chew as a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Company and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees, based on the Company's qualitative criteria for appointment of new Directors and after reviewing her profile, qualification and work experience. The Board is satisfied that Ms Chew will be able to contribute effectively to the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, area of responsibility Non-Executive and Non-Independent
Job Title Non-Executive Deputy Chairman and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years July 2003 to present
The Tan Chin Tuan Foundation
- Deputy Chairman

November 2004 to present
Tecity Group
- Executive Chairman

November 2009 to present
The Straits Trading Company Limited
- Executive Chairman
Shareholding in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries Nil
Family relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries Nil
Conflict of interest Nil
Other Directorship
Past (for the last five years) Allegra Hotel Pty Ltd
Bushey Park Private Limited
Chulin Pte Ltd
F J Benjamin Holdings Ltd
Hotel Rendezvous Private Limited
Marque Hotels International Pty Ltd
National Heritage Board
NUS Faculty of Law
Pendell Pte Ltd
Property Administration Pte Ltd
Raffles Investments (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Rendezvous Hospitality Group Private Limited
Rendezvous Hotels Asia Private Limited
Rendezvous Hotels (Australia) Pty Ltd
Rendezvous Hotels (NZ) Limited
Rendezvous Hotels International Private Limited
Rendezvous Hotels Management Pty Ltd
Rendezvous Properties Private Limited
S.E.A. Specialists Services Pte. Ltd.
Singapore Totalisator Board
STC International Private Limited
Swiftflash Assets Limited
Sword Private Limited
Sword Properties Pty Ltd
Tecity Holdings Sdn Bhd
Tri-Nine Nominees Pte Ltd
Present CapitaRetail China Trust Management Limited
Singapore Exchange Limited
The Straits Trading Company Limited
Aequitas Pte. Ltd.
Amalgamated Holdings Private Limited
Amberlight Limited
Cairnhill Rock Pte. Ltd.
Choice Equities Pte Ltd
Consultants Services (Private) Limited
Grange Investments Holdings Private Limited
Ho Peng Holdings Private Limited
Integrated Holdings Private Limited
Kambau Pte. Ltd.
Mellford Pte. Ltd.
Morriston Pte. Ltd.
Nexford Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Raffles Investments (1993) Pte Ltd
Raffles Investments Limited
Selected Holdings Private Limited
Selected Properties Pte. Ltd.
Sigford Pte. Ltd.
Siong Lim Private Limited
Tan Chin Tuan Pte. Ltd.
The Tan Chin Tuan Foundation
The Tan Sri Tan Foundation
Tecity Management Pte. Ltd.
Tecity Pte. Ltd.
The Cairns Pte. Ltd.
Tiong Cheng Pte Ltd

Other appointments:
National Environment Agency Board
- Chairman

Securities Industry Council
- Member

SSO Council
- Member

RSIS Board of Governors
- Member
Information required pursuant to Listing Rule 704(7)(h)
a. Whether at any time during the last 10 years, a petition under any bankruptcy laws of any jurisdiction was filed against him or against a partnership of which he was a partner? No
b. Whether at any time during the last 10 years a petition under any law of any jurisdiction was filed against a corporation of which he was a director or key executive for the winding up of that corporation 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 with imprisonment for 3 months or more, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings which he is aware of) 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 been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings which he is aware of) 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 requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or a finding of fraud, misinterpretation or dishonesty on his part, or he has been the subject of any civil proceedings (including any pending civil proceedings which he is aware of involving an allegation of fraud, misinterpretation 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 corporation? No
h. Whether he has ever been disqualified from acting as a director of any corporation, or from taking part directly or indirectly in the management of any corporation? No
i. Whether he has ever been the subject of any order, judgement 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, No
  in connection with any matter occurring or arising during that period when he was so concerned with the entity or business trust?  
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
Information required pursuant to Listing Rule 704(7)(i)
  Any prior experience as a director of a listed company? Yes
  If yes, please provide details of prior experience. Ms Chew is a Director of CapitaRetail China Trust Management Limited, Singapore Exchange Limited and The Straits Trading Company Limited.