Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of non-independent non-executive Director

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
06-Jun-2019 17:24:51
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of non-independent non-executive Director
Announcement Reference
SG190606OTHR416U
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Ng Kwee Lian (Karen)
Designation
Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Mr Joseph Leong Weng Keong as non-independent non-executive Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
07/06/2019
Name Of Person
Joseph Leong Weng Keong
Age
48
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 ("STEngg") which has reviewed Mr Leong Weng Keong Joseph's qualifications and experience and approved the appointment of Mr Joseph Leong as non-independent non-executive Director of STEngg. Pursuant to ST Engg's Constitution, Mr Joseph Leong is subject to retirement and re-election at the next Annual General Meeting of STEngg.
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-independent Director
Professional qualifications
Bachelor of Arts (Engineering) and Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge, UK, as well as Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
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
No
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
No
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
Civil Servant
Undertaking submitted to the listed issuer in the form of Appendix 7.7 (Listing Rule 704(7)) Or Appendix 7H (Catalist Rule 704(6))
Yes
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
No
Other Principal Commitments* Including Directorships#
*"Principal Commitments" has the same meaning as defined in the Code
# 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)
N.A.
Present
N.A.
(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 an issuer listed on the Exchange?
No
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
N.A.
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)
Mr Leong has attended relevant training in the roles and responsibilities of a director and financial courses conducted by learning organisations. He has acquired the relevant experience on the requirement to be a company director. Upon appointment as a non-executive Director of the Company, Mr Leong will be advised of his duties and obligations as a director of a listed company as well as compliance requirements under the relevant statutes and the SGX Listing Manual. The Company will advise and sponsor him, as appropriate, for relevant and useful seminars conducted by external organisations pertaining to, inter alia, listed company directors duties, corporate governance and the financial reporting regime.

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