Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of President & Chief Executive Officer (Designate)

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
SINGAPORE TECHNOLOGIES ENGINEERING LTD
Securities
SINGAPORE TECH ENGINEERING LTD - SG1F60858221 - S63
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
30-Sep-2015 18:12:19
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of President & Chief Executive Officer (Designate)
Announcement Reference
SG150930OTHRV1DY
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Chua Su Li
Designation
Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Mr Vincent Chong Sy Feng as President & Chief Executive Officer (Designate) of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
01/10/2015
Name Of Person
Vincent Chong Sy Feng
Age
45
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
The Board of Directors has accepted the recommendation of the Nominating Committee of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd ("ST Engineering") which has endorsed the proposal from a Search Committee to appoint Mr Chong Sy Feng Vincent as President & Chief Executive Officer (Designate) with effect from 1 October 2015. It is intended that Mr Vincent Chong will succeed Mr Tan Pheng Hock who will be retiring as President & Chief Executive Officer (P&CEO) in about a year's time.

An extensive search was initiated by the Board to shortlist potential internal and external CEO candidates to undergo a structured selection process. The Board is satisfied with the rigour of the CEO search process.

The Board agreed that Mr Chong has the leadership and background experience in business and management to provide leadership continuity to lead ST Engineering on a growth path and towards organisational excellence.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
The appointment is executive in nature.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
President & CEO (Designate)
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries
Nil
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
2004-2005 : Strategy Advisor, Strategic Planning - Global Fuels Marketing, Exxon Mobil Corporation
2005-2006 : Retail Operations Manager, Orlando Market - Exxon Mobil Corporation
2006-2009 : Retail Sales Manager, Southeast Asia / Hong Kong / PRC - ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
2009-2012 : Global Director, Marine Fuels - ExxonMobil Marine Limited
2012-2013 : Downstream Senior Advisor, Corporate Strategic Planning - Exxon Mobil Corporation
2013-2014 : Director, Asia Pacific Lubricants Sales - ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
2014 : President, Strategic Plans & Business Development - ST Aerospace
2014-2015 : Dy CEO (Corporate Development) - ST Engineering
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
Yes
Shareholding Details
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
- 713,937 shares
- up to 214,200 Performance Shares*
- up to 111,000 Restricted Shares**
- 720,814 unvested Restricted Shares**

* pursuant to the ST Engineering Performance Share Plan 2010
** pursuant to the ST Engineering Restricted Share Plan 2010
# 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)
Please see Annex A attached.
Present
Nil
(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
Any prior experience as a director of a listed company?
No
If No, Please provide details of any training undertaken in the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed company
Nil

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