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

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
WING TAI HOLDINGS LIMITED
Securities
WING TAI HLDGS LTD - SG1K66001688 - W05
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
02-Jan-2018 18:23:13
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference
SG180102OTHRIMOH
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Ooi Siew Poh
Designation
Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Guy Daniel Harvey Samuel as Non-Executive Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
02/01/2018
Name Of Person
Guy Daniel Harvey Samuel
Age
60
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 Wing Tai Holdings Limited ("WTH") which has reviewed Mr Guy Daniel Harvey Samuel's qualifications and experience, and approved the appointment of Mr Harvey Samuel as non-executive Director of WTH.
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
None
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
None
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
Guy Harvey Samuel was until 31 March 2017 Group General Manager, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He then retired from executive responsibilities within HSBC Group. Mr Harvey Samuel was, until retirement, a member of HSBC Asia's Executive Committee and had direct responsibility for all HSBC operations in Singapore.

Mr Harvey Samuel is now non-executive Chairman of HSBC Bank (Singapore) Limited and continues to be a member of the Advisory Board of the National Youth Achievement Award Council, he also sits on the National Arts Council Advisory Board. He is a Board Member of the Jurong Town Corporation, Surbana Jurong Private Limited, National Parks Board and Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd., and is also a member of the Community Chest Committee.

Prior to returning to Singapore in 2013, Mr Harvey Samuel was HSBC's Group General Manager and Head of International, Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong, responsible for HSBC businesses in 12 countries in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mr Harvey Samuel joined HSBC in 1978. He worked in 12 different countries across the world and undertook senior management roles in Australia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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
# 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)
Entities within the HSBC group of companies
Present
HSBC Bank (Singapore) Limited

Jurong Town Corporation

Surbana Jurong Private Limited

T J Holdings III Pte Ltd

Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd

National Arts Council

National Youth Achievement Award Advisory Board

National Parks Board

Community Chest Committee
(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
Director of Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd