Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Joseph Lim as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
EMERGING TOWNS & CITIES SINGAPORE LTD.
Securities
EMERGING TOWNS&CITIES SING LTD - SG1DD5000009 - 1C0
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
31-Mar-2022 22:13:20
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Joseph Lim as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Announcement Reference
SG220331OTHRA8FD
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Tan Swee Gek
Designation
Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
This announcement has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Company's Sponsor, RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. (the "Sponsor") for compliance with the relevant rules of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST").

This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST and the SGX-ST assumes no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, including the correctness of any of the statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Ms Bao Qing - Registered Professional, 6 Raffles Quay, #24-02, Singapore 048580, sponsor@rhtgoc.com

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
28/04/2022
Name Of Person
Joseph Lim
Age
50
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
Mr Joseph Lim is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The Board of Directors, having reviewed and considered Mr Lim's educational and professional qualification, working experience, capabilities and ability to contribute to the Company and other relevant factors, approved the re-designation of Mr Lim as Chief Executive Officer and appointment as Executive Director of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
The appointment is executive and Mr Joseph Lim shall be responsible for the Group's strategic direction, corporate development and planning and investor relations.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Professional qualifications
Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore from the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant from the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant Coordinating Committee

Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore

Chartered Financial Consultant from the Singapore College of Insurance

Bachelor of Accountancy (Merit) from Nanyang Technological University
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
2015 to current:
Group Chief Financial Officer, Emerging Towns & Cities Singapore Ltd

2014 to 2015:
Group Chief Financial Officer, Sapphire Corporation Limited

2013 to 2014:
Group Financial Controller, GPS Alliance Holdings Limited

2007 to 2012:
Senior Manager, Sembcorp Industries Ltd.
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
1,733,000 shares

2,000,000 options granted under the CSH Employee Share Option Scheme 2009
# 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)
Cedar Properties Pte. Ltd. (Struck-off)
Present
Futura Asset Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Affiliates Consulting 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 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
Mr Joseph Lim will complete the relevant training in Singapore to familiarise himself with the roles and responsibilities of a director of a public listed company in Singapore (as prescribed by the Exchange) within one year from his appointment.