Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
VICPLAS INTERNATIONAL LTD
Securities
VICPLAS INTERNATIONAL LTD - SG1G57870584 - 569
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
23-Jun-2015 19:34:25
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference
SG150623OTHRADCW
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Esther Au
Designation
Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Announcement of appointment of Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
23/06/2015
Name Of Person
Robert Gaines-Cooper
Age
77
Country Of Principal Residence
Seychelles
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
Reference is made to the explanatory note (4) of Vicplas' Notice of Sixteenth Annual General Meeting ("AGM") dated 3 November 2014.

The shareholders of Vicplas had at the AGM held on 26 November 2014 approved Mr Gaines-Cooper's appointment as a Director of Vicplas and, that his appointment will take effect, as the Board may decide, from the date of the AGM or such later date as the Board may determine.

Mr Gaines-Cooper consented to re-join the Board and the Board has decided to appoint Mr Gaines-Cooper as a Director of Vicplas with effect from 23 June 2015.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Non-Executive
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Non-Executive Director
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)
Venner Capital S.A. is owned by the Bird Island Trust, a fully discretionary trust under Liechtenstein law, the trustee of which is CTX Treuhand AG, a trust company based in Leichtenstein.

Mr Robert Gaines-Cooper is presently the sole beneficiary and protector under the trust. Mr Robert Gaines-Cooper is deemed to be interested in the shares of the Company owned by Bird Island Trust through Venner Capital S.A. He is also deemed to be interested in the 5,000,000 shares held by his wife, Mrs Jane Rose Philomene Gaines-Cooper.
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
Mr Robert Gaines-Cooper was the Executive Chairman of LMA International N.V. since 2004. He stepped down from his non-executive directorship of Orthofix International N.V. in 2006. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venner Capital S.A. and he is currently a Director of Chelle Medical Limited.
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
Yes
Shareholding Details
Direct interest - 10,600,000 ordinary shares
Deemed interest - 272,909,933 ordinary shares
# 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)
The Laryngeal Mask Company Limited (Cyprus)
The Laryngeal Mask Company Limited (Seychelles)
The Laryngeal Mask Company Canada Limited
LMA International N.V.
LMA International N.V. (Suisse) SA
Midlands Investments Inc
Saving Lives Limited
Vicplas International Ltd
Present
AAM Healthcare Inc
Auxilium Hero (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Auxilium Limited
Belle Vue Estate Ltd
Chelle Medical Ltd
Gondwana Investments Inc
Indian Ocean Medical Inc
Inter Build Pty Ltd
PneuX Life Systems Inc
Royal Palm Bottling (Seychelles) Ltd
Royal Palm Developments Ltd
Seaspray Investments Limited
Venner Capital SA
Venner Finance (Panama) SA
Venner International Services (Jersey) Limited
Venner Land Seychelles Ltd
Venner Medical International Inc
Venner Medical (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Venner Medical (Suisse) SA
Venner Trading SA
Venner Warehousing (Seychelles) Limited
Villa Jamal (Pty) 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?
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?
Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience
Executive Chairman of LMA International N.V. (delisted from the Official List of the SGX-ST with effect from 14 November 2012 and concluded liquidation proceedings on or about March 2013)
Previously Chairman and Director of Orthofix International N.V. (listed on NASDAQ)