Change - Announcement of Appointment::Announcement of Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
XPRESS HOLDINGS LTD
Securities
XPRESS HOLDINGS LTD - SG1G74871706 - I04
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
09-Jul-2015 17:03:27
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Announcement of Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
Announcement Reference
SG150709OTHR27IU
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Ma Weidong
Designation
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Announcement of Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
09/07/2015
Name Of Person
Fong Kah Kuen @ Foong Kah Kuen
Age
62
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
The Nominating Committee has recommended the appointment of Mr. Fong Kah Kuen @ Foong Kah Kuen ("Mr. Fong") as the Company's Chief Operating Officer.

The Board of Directors have approved his appointment based on his qualifications and work experiences.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Executive.

Assist the Chief Executive Officer of the Group to oversee the overall business operations and management of the Group.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Chief Operating Officer.
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries
Brother of Ms. Fong Sau Kwan @ Foong Sau Kwan, Director of Xpress Print (Pte) Ltd, Ms. Foong Sow Peng, Director of Xpress Print (Pte) Ltd, Ms. Foong Sau Chun, Director of Xpress Print (Australia) Pty Ltd., Ms. Foong Sau Lan, Director of Xpress Print (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
1 August 1999 to 30 April 2001 - Chief Executive, Xpress Holdings Ltd

1 May 2001 to 10 January 2002 - Executive Director, Xpress Print Pte Ltd

February 2002 to 31 January 2006 - Chief Operating Officer, Print Planner (HK) Limited

1 February 2006 to 16 May 2010 - Chief Operating Officer, Xpress Holdings Ltd

16 May 2010 to 19 September 2014 - Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xpress Holdings Ltd

19 September 2014 to 9 July 2015 - Non-Executive Director, Xpress Holdings Ltd
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
Yes
Shareholding Details
Direct interest: 3,080,000 shares of the Company

Deemed interest: 9,800,400 shares of the Company held by K K Fong Holdings Pte Ltd
# 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)
Nil
Present
Precise Media Group Limited
Bioactive Enterprises Limited
Print Planner (Hong Kong) Limited
Print Planner (Intl) Limited
Print Planner (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
Xpress Print (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
Print Planner (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Xpress Print Technology Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Jiaxinda Printing Co., Ltd
KK Fong Holdings Pte Ltd
Shilin Capital Pte 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?
No
If No, Please provide details of any training undertaken in the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed company
Not applicable.