ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT OF A MANAGER OF THE ISSUER OR ANY OF ITS PRINCIPAL SUBSIDIARIES, WHO IS A RELATIVE OF A DIRECTOR OR CEO OR SUBSTANTIAL SHAREHOLDER OF THE ISSUER

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Name of Announcer *
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
Company Registration No.
UF 24045G
Announcement submitted on behalf of
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
Announcement is submitted with respect to *
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
Announcement is submitted by *
Kimberley Lye Chor Mei
Designation *
Director, Corporate Secretarial
Date & Time of Broadcast
05-Mar-2014 17:13:41
Announcement No.
00055

ANNOUNCEMENT DETAILS

The details of the announcement start here ...
Name of person *
Jesslyne Widjaja
Age *
29
Country of principal residence *
Indonesia
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) *
NA
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility *
Executive appointment.
Oversee all Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Organizational Development activities.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Director - Corporate Strategy & Business Development
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years *
Before joining the Group, Ms. Widjaja started her working experience in the fields of corporate finance and business consulting with a leading financial institution and consulting firm in the USA. She obtained her Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2010 with a Finance concentration, where she graduated as a Palmer Scholar. Ms. Widjaja graduated from the University of California Los Angeles, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering 2006.

Ms. Widjaja joined the Group as Vice President, Corporate Finance in October 2011, and will assume the responsibilities of Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Organizational Development upon her promotion to Director - Corporate Strategy & Business Development.

Highlights of her previous working experience are presented below:

2011 - 2014
Vice President, Corporate Finance
Golden Agri International Pte Ltd

2010 - 2011
Investment Banking Associate
Citigroup Global Markets New York, USA

2006 - 2008
Business Analyst
Deloitte Consulting LLP New York, USA
Interest * in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries *
250,000 shares held through Papillon Ventures Corp
Familial relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries *
Franky Oesman Widjaja (Father)
Muktar Widjaja (Uncle)
Frankle (Djafar) Widjaja (Uncle)
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) *
Nil

OTHER DIRECTORSHIPS

Past (for the last 5 years) *
NA
Present
NA

INFORMATION REQUIRED PERSUANT TO LISTING RULE 704(7)(H)

Disclose the following matters concerning an appointment of director, chief executive officer, general manager or other executive officer of equivalent rank. If the answer to any questions is "yes", full details must be given.
(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

INFORMATION REQUIRED PERSUANT TO LISTING RULE 704(7)(I)

Disclosure applicable to the appointment of Director only.
Any prior experience as a director of a listed company?
Footnotes
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