Change - Announcement of Appointment::Announcement of Non-Executive Independent Director
Issuer & Securities
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD - MU0117U00026 - E5H
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
Announcement Sub Title
Announcement of Non-Executive Independent Director
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Kimberley Lye Chor Mei
Director, Corporate Secretarial
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Non-Executive Independent Director
Date Of Appointment
Name Of Person
Marie Claire Goolam Hossen
Country Of Principal Residence
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
Upon recommendation of the Nominating Committee after due consideration being given to the relevant factors, including experience, qualifications, independence, commitment and contribution in the role and gender diversity, the Board approved the appointment of Mrs. Marie Claire Goolam Hossen.
Mrs. Marie Claire was introduced by an independent Director for possible directorship in the Company in view of Mr. Kaneyalall Hawabhay's retirement as an Independent Director.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Non-Executive, Independent Director
(1) Certified Practising Accountant
(2) Member of Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants
(3) Associate Member of Governance Institute of Australia
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 2019 to Present:
Senior Manager / Chief Risk Officer
Santam Structured Reinsurance Limited PCC
2013 to September 2019:
Executive Director / Chief Operating Officer
Frontiere Finance Ltd
2012 to March 2013:
Chief Financial Officer (Part Time)
Australian Wine International Pty Ltd
2011 to January 2012:
Senior Financial Accounting Manager (Shared Services)
Newell Rubbermaid Australia
2008 to September 2011:
Fantech Pty 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)
(2016 - 2021):
Abalone Holding Limited
African Employee Benefits Solutions Ltd
Africa HR Solutions Ltd
African Mining Contract Services Ltd
African Steel Merchants Limited
ARQ Consulting Engineers Limited
Azioni Nominees Ltd
Bluesky Business Ltd
BV Eighty Nine Holding Limited
BV Eighty Nine Limited
Casa Balise Ltd
Churchill Finance Services Forty
Churchill Finance Services Forty Six Limited
Eden Valley Ltd
E-Lek Engineering Africa Limited
Enko Ed Limited
Fieldstone Africa International
FirstRand International (Mauritius) Ltd
Frontiere Asset Administrators Ltd PCC
Frontiere Corporate Administrators Limited
Frontiere Corporate Services Limited
Frontiere Finance Ltd
Frontiere Reassurances Limited
Gadd offshore Investments Limited
Gear Africa Limited
GNE Investments Ltd
Grace Bay Club Limited
Green Leaf Investment Ltd
Inventory Managed Solutions Ltd
IP Consult Ltd
Kelcey Mauritius Ltd
Khulanathi Holdings Limited
Les Albicias Sixteen Holding Limited
Les Albicias Sixteen Limited
Level Seven Nominees Limited
Martello Holiday Ltd
Mobax Group International Ltd
Mobax Telecoms International Ltd
Nu Angle (Mauritius) Ltd
Opensource International Limited
Reunert International Investments (Mauritius) Ltd
Reve Holdings (Mauritius) Limited
Reve Investments Limited
Reve Properties Limited
SC (Mauritius) Ltd
Stefanutti Stocks Construction Ltd
Stefanutti Stocks Mauritius Holdings Limited
The Little Dove Medical Supplies Company Ltd
Three G Mobile (Mauritius) Ltd
Three-G Mobile Limited
Trollope Finance Ltd
UK Strategic Land Limited
Vacation Express Mauritius
Victoria Trustees Company Limited
V-Seven Bay Limited
V-Three Bay Limited
Woaks Investments Limited
WRC Health and Wellness
Wound up/ Terminated:
Dadka Energy Limited
Dadka Agriculture Ltd
Eveley PTC Limited
HA-32 Finance Limited
RMB International (Mauritius) Ltd
Magnesia Solutions Ltd
Reagent Solutions Ltd
Chameleon Holdings 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?
(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 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
The Company will arrange with Mrs. Marie Claire to undergo Mandatory Training as defined in the Listing Manual.