Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Independent Director
Issuer & Securities
OEL (HOLDINGS) LIMITED
OEL (HOLDINGS) LIMITED - SG0584008601 - 584
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Independent Director
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Mr. Tan Lye Heng Paul as Independent Director of the Company.
This announcement has been reviewed by the Company's sponsor, Evolve Capital Advisory Private Limited ("Sponsor"), for compliance with the relevant rules of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST").
This announcement has not been examined by the SGX-ST and the SGX-ST assumes no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, including the correctness of any of the statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.
The details of the contact person for the Sponsor are:-
Name : Mr Jerry Chua (Registered Professional, Evolve Capital Advisory Private Limited)
Address : 138 Robinson Road, Oxley Tower, #13-02, Singapore 068906
Tel : (65) 6241 6626
Date Of Appointment
Name Of Person
Tan Lye Heng Paul
Country Of Principal Residence
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, board diversity considerations, and the search and nomination process)
The Board of Directors, having considered the recommendation of the Nominating Committee and the qualifications, educational background and working experience of Mr. Tan Lye Heng Paul ("Mr. Tan"), considers Mr. Tan to be independent for the purposes of Catalist Rule 704(7) and is of the view that Mr. Tan is suitable and competent to be appointed and to act as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee
Master of Business Administration Degree, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST), Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals
Member of Singapore Institute of Directors
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
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
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
October 2002 to present: Independent Director, Second Chance Properties Ltd
June 2011 to present: Independent Director, Serial System Ltd
January 2013 to present: Managing Director, CA Trust PAC
November 2017 to April 2021: Senior Director, In.Corp Global Pte Ltd
January 2020 to present: Chairman, Nexia Singapore PAC (formerly known as Kreston Ardent CATrust PAC)
December 2020 to present: Independent Director, Pollux Properties Ltd.
Undertaking submitted to the listed issuer in the form of Appendix 7.7 (Listing Rule 704(7)) Or Appendix 7H (Catalist Rule 704(6))
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
# 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)
2007 to 2019: China Sunsine Chemical Holdings Ltd.
2017 to 2021: In.Corp Global Pte Ltd
Oct 2002 - present: Second Chance Properties Ltd
Jun 2011 - present: Serial System Ltd
Dec 2020 - present: Pollux Properties Ltd.
2013 - present: CA Trust PAC
2020 - present: Nexia Singapore PAC
(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?
(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?
(c) Whether there is any unsatisfied judgment against him?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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
(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
(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
(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?
If Yes, Please provide full details
Mr. Tan is an independent director of Serial System Ltd ("Serial System") since June 2011.
It was announced on 28 June 2018 that Dr. Derek Goh Bak Heng ("Dr. Goh"), the Executive Chairman and Group CEO of Serial System, had been requested to personally assist in investigations under the Securities and Exchange Act of Taiwan. The investigations had been concluded as announced on 14 April 2020 with no further action being taken on Dr. Goh. Mr. Tan was not the subject of the investigation by the Taiwanese authorities.
It was also announced on 13 November 2015 that Dr.Goh had been requested to assist in investigations in his personal capacity concerning Section 197/198 of the Securities and Futures Act, Chapter 289 of Singapore by the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS"). Serial System was not the subject matter of the aforesaid investigations. As announced by Serial System on 5 October 2021, MAS had completed its investigations and had given a conditional warning to Dr. Goh. Mr. Tan was not the subject of the investigation by MAS.
(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?
Any prior experience as a director of an issuer listed on the Exchange?
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience
1. Second Chance Properties Ltd
2. Serial System Ltd
3. Pollux Properties Ltd.
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)
Mr. Tan has had experience as a director of SGX-listed issuers, and accordingly, the Nominating Committee will not require Mr. Tan to attend the relevant seminar(s) and/or course(s) conducted by the Singapore Institute of Directors on the roles and responsibilities of a director of a SGX-listed company.