Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES (FAR EAST) LIMITED.
Securities
CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES (F.E.) LTD - SG1B37000984 - C05
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
27-Dec-2019 17:20:16
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director
Announcement Reference
SG191227OTHREGVX
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Foo Soon Soo
Designation
Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Mr Lim Yew Nghee as Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
27/12/2019
Name Of Person
Lim Yew Nghee
Age
46
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
The Board of Directors approved the appointment of Mr Lim Yew Nghee on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee which has reviewed and considered his background, qualifications and experience.
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
McGill University
LL.M., International and Comparative Law

National University of Singapore
LL.B. (Hons), Law
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
Mr Lim Yew Nghee is the son of Mr Lim Soo Peng, a substantial shareholder, Chairman and Managing Director of the Company.
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
Mr Lim is currently Principal at Taxise Asia LLC and Asia Chief Operating Officer for WTS Global, a leading international tax network with operations in over 100 countries. He is also on the Board of the Tax Academy of Singapore. He was previously the Head of Baker Mckenzie's Tax, Trade and Wealth Management practice in Singapore and the Chair of the Firm's Asia Pacific International Commercial and Trade Practice
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)
Nil
Present
Singapore Tax Academy
Private Exchange Group Pte Ltd
Otters Online Pte Ltd
Taxise Asia LLC
Taxise Asia Consulting Pte Ltd
(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 an issuer listed on the Exchange?
No
If no, please state if the director has attended or will be attending training on the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed issuer as prescribed by the Exchange
Mr Lim will be briefed on the rules of the Singapore Listing Manual and the Code of Corporate Governance. He will attend the requisite training on the role and responsibilities of a Director of a listed company.
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