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

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
NORDIC GROUP LIMITED
Securities
NORDIC GROUP LIMITED - SG2C45963924 - MR7
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
17-Aug-2017 21:51:31
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Announcement Reference
SG170817OTHR5BEH
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Chang Yeh Hong
Designation
Executive Chairman/Director
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer.

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
18/08/2017
Name Of Person
Chia Meng Ru
Age
44
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
The Audit Committee ("AC") had reviewed the qualifications and working experience and recommended Ms Chia Meng Ru's appointment. The Board of Directors, having considered the AC's recommendation, approved the appointment of Ms Chia as the Group Chief Financial Officer.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
Executive position responsible for the Group's financial functions, including managing capital, finance, treasury, risk management, tax, as well as legal matters and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms Chia will support the Group Executive Chairman in the Group's strategic business planning process and participate in all major investment initiatives and decisions, providing sound financing options and optimal structuring of major projects, apart from building and enhancing shareholder and investor relations.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Group Chief Financial Officer
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
RSM Chio Lim LLP:
- Senior Manager - October 2004 to September 2006
- Director - October 2006 to September 2007
- Partner - October 2007 to 31 March 2014
PSL Holdings Limited - Group Financial Controller - April 2014 to Oct 2014
Nordic Group Limited - Group Head, Strategic Management - May 2015 to present
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?
Yes
Shareholding Details
701,500 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)
None.
Present
CY2 Investment Pte Ltd,
CM3 Investment Pte Ltd,
Nam Seong Realty Sdn Bhd
(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
N.A.