Change - Announcement of Cessation::Retirement of Independent Director - Mr Ong Hsien Chih, James (Weng Xianzhi, James)

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
Stapled Security

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Cessation
Date &Time of Broadcast
31-Mar-2021 18:12:54
Announcement Sub Title
Retirement of Independent Director - Mr Ong Hsien Chih, James (Weng Xianzhi, James)
Announcement Reference
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Yee Pinh Jeremy
Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Retirement of Mr Ong Hsien Chih, James (Weng Xianzhi, James) as an independent director ("Independent Director") of Biolidics Limited (the "Company") following the conclusion of the forthcoming annual general meeting of the Company to be held on 30 April 2021 ("AGM").

This announcement has been prepared by the Company and has been reviewed by United Overseas Bank Limited (the "Sponsor") for compliance with Rules 226(2)(b) and 753(2) of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST") Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist (the "Catalist Rules").

This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. 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 contact person for the Sponsor is Mr. Lim Hoon Khiat, Director, Equity Capital Markets, who can be contacted at 80 Raffles Place, #03-03 UOB Plaza 1, Singapore 048624, telephone: +65 6533 9898.

Additional Details

Name Of Person
Ong Hsien Chih, James (Weng Xianzhi, James)
Is effective date of cessation known?
If yes, please provide the date
Detailed Reason (s) for cessation
In accordance with Regulation 97 of the Company's constitution, Mr Ong is one of the directors of the Company to retire by rotation at the AGM. Mr Ong has decided that he will not be offering himself for re-election at the AGM to facilitate renewal of the board of directors of the Company. Mr Ong will retain office until the conclusion of the AGM.

Based on its enquiries, the Sponsor is satisfied that save as disclosed in this announcement, there is no other material reason for the cessation of Mr Ong as an Independent Director.
Are there any unresolved differences in opinion on material matters between the person and the board of directors, including matters which would have a material impact on the group or its financial reporting?
Is there any matter in relation to the cessation that needs to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the listed issuer?
Any other relevant information to be provided to shareholders of the listed issuer?
Date of Appointment to current position
Does the AC have a minimum of 3 members (taking into account this cessation)?
Number of Independent Directors currently resident in Singapore (taking into account this cessation)
Number of cessations of appointments specified in Listing Rule 704 (7) or Catalist Rule 704 (6) over the past 12 months
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Independent Director, chairman of the nominating committee of the Company ("NC") and a member of the audit committee of the Company ("AC")
Role and responsibilities
Responsibilities as an Independent Director and chairman of the NC and a member of the AC
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
Shareholding Details
Direct interest in 52,200 shares
Past (for the last 5 years)
1) Astore Pte. Ltd.
2) Ascentis Pte Ltd
3) Ascentis Sdn Bhd
4) Meet Isaac Pte Ltd
5) Meet Isaac Sdn Bhd
6) Ocktorocket Pte Ltd
7) YCH Philippines (Subic Bay), Inc
8) Supply Chain Angels (MI) Pte Ltd
9) Thinkuvate WTG Pte Ltd