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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Non-Executive And Non-Independent Director

Feb 08, 2019

Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Feb 8, 2019 20:22
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Announcement Reference SG190208OTHRURR4
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Catherine Yeo
Designation Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 11/02/2019
Name Of Person Chia Khong Shoong
Age 47
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) Mr Chia Khong Shoong has extensive experience in finance and accounting and in the real estate industry. He is currently the Group Chief Corporate Officer of Frasers Property Limited.

After having considered the credentials, experience and skills of Mr Chia, the Board, with the recommendation of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee, approved the appointment of Mr Chia as a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director of the Company.
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 and Non-Independent Director
Professional qualifications Master of Philosophy (Management Studies) from Cambridge University, UK
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) from University of Western Australia, Australia
Any relationship (including immediate family relationships) with any existing director, existing executive officer, the issuer and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries Nil
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) Mr Chia is currently an executive and a director of certain entities of the Frasers Property Limited group ("FPL Group") and holds appointments within the FPL Group including the position of Group Chief Corporate Officer of Frasers Property Limited.
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years Jun 2016 to present
Group Chief Corporate Officer
Frasers Property Limited

Mar 2009 to Dec 2017
Group Chief Financial Officer
Frasers Property 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? Yes
Shareholding Details 220,000 units in Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust
Other Principal Commitments* Including Directorships#
*"Principal Commitments" has the same meaning as defined in the Code
# 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) Please see attachment.
Present Please see attachment.
(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 Yes
If Yes, Please provide full details On 30 January 2019, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore issued an infringement decision to the owner(s) and manager of Capri by Fraser Changi City ("Capri") in relation to section 34 of the Competition Act (Cap. 50B) concerning the alleged exchange of commercially sensitive information in connection with the provision of hotel room accommodation in Singapore to corporate customers. Financial penalties were imposed on Ascendas Frasers Pte. Ltd. ("AFPL"), the owner of Capri (until 30 March 2015), Frasers Hospitality Trustee Pte. Ltd. ("FHTPL"), the owner of Capri (from 31 March 2015), and Frasers Hospitality Pte. Ltd. ("FHPL"), the appointed agent for the management/operation of Capri. Mr Chia is a director of AFPL, FHTPL and FHPL in a non-executive capacity.
(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? Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience Mr Chia is currently a non-executive and non-independent director of Frasers Commercial Asset Management Ltd., the manager of Frasers Commercial Trust.

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