Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of CEO
Issuer & Securities
UNI-ASIA GROUP LIMITED
UNI-ASIA GROUP LIMITED - SG1DG7000000 - CHJ
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of CEO
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Lim Kai Ching
Effective Date and Time of the event
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Mr. Kenji Fukuyado will be appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 30 April 2020.
Date Of Appointment
Name Of Person
Country Of Principal Residence
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
With the recommendation from Nominating Committee, the Board has approved the appointment having considered Mr. Fukuyado's past experience and qualifications.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Yes. As CEO, Mr Fukuyado will be responsible for leading the management and staff of the Group in the day-to-day running of the Group's business in accordance with the strategy as approved by the Board.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Fukuyado graduated with a bachelor's degree in law from Waseda University in 1987.
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
Mr Kenji Fukuyado was appointed Executive Director on 1 March 2018. He joined the Group in 2001 and was the Managing Director of Uni-Asia Finance Corporation (Japan) from May 2003 to December 2005. He was transferred to our head office in Hong Kong in January 2006 and was Head of Structure Finance Department from January 2006 to December 2009 and Head of Maritime Investment Department from January 2010 to January 2013. Mr Fukuyado was appointed as Managing Director of the Group on 1 February 2013, responsible for Maritime Asset Management. Mr Fukuyado has over 30 years of experience in the finance industry, including structured finance such as tax lease, asset finance, loan syndication, corporate finance and asset management. Between 1987 and 1998, he worked for The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. in Japan and Hong Kong.
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?
803,000 shares in the Company
# 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)
1. Fulgida Bulkship S.A.
2. Florida Containership S.A
3. Fortuna Containership S.A
4. Stella Bulkship S.A
5. Tiara Bulkship S.A
6. Victoria Bulkship S.A.
7. Unicorn Bulkship S.A.
8. Hope Bulkship S.A.
9. Imperial Bulkship S.A.
10. Jade Bulkship S.A.
11. Karat Bulkship S.A.
12. Luna Bulkship S.A.
13. Jubilee Bulkship S.A.
14. Mable Bulkship S.A.
15. Nora Bulkship S.A.
16. Matin Shipping Company Ltd.
17. Joule Asset Management (Pte.) Limited
18. Uni Ships and Management (Taiwan) Limited
19. Uni Ships and Management Korea Ltd.
1. Uni-Asia Group Limited
2. Uni-Asia Holdings Limited
3. Uni-Asia Shipping Limited
4. Uni Ships and Management Limited
5. Uni-Asia Capital (Japan) Ltd.
6. Uni-Asia Investment Ltd.
7. Vista Hotel Management Co., Ltd
8. Uni-Asia Capital (Singapore) Limited
9. Akebono Capital Limited
(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?
(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
Executive Director of the Company since 1 March 2018
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)
Uni-Asia 2020-02-28 - Appointment of CEO in April 2020.pdf
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