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

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
Securities
GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD - MU0117U00026 - E5H
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
25-Apr-2017 18:34:19
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Non-Executive Independent Director
Announcement Reference
SG170425OTHRTQHV
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Kimberley Lye Chor Mei
Designation
Director, Corporate Secretarial
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Non-Executive Independent Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
25/04/2017
Name Of Person
Foo Meng Kee
Age
67
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
After due consideration of the relevant factors, including depth of experience, qualifications, independence, level of commitment and contribution in the role, the Board satisfied itself that Mr Foo is suitably qualified to be appointed to the said positions, and approved the appointments.

Mr Foo was approached by the Management to consider directorship in the Company, in view of the vacancy arising following the retirement of Mr Hong Pian Tee at the conclusion of the annual meeting of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
No
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Non-Executive Independent Director (from 25 April 2017); Member of the AC, NC and RC (from 1 May 2017)
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
1998 - Present:
Principal Owner and Managing Director
MK Capital Pte Ltd and MK Marine Pte Ltd

2002 - Present:
Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee
Lee Metal Group Limited (Singapore publicly listed)

2001 - 26 April 2017:
Lead Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee and Nominating Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee
Sinarmas Land Limited (Singapore publicly listed)

2006 - 2017:
Independent Director, Chairman of Nominating Committee, Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee
Jiutian Chemical Group Limited

2014 - 2016:
Independent Non-executive Director, Member of Audit Committee
Courage Marine Group Limited

2013 - 2015:
Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of Remuneration Committee, Member of Audit Committee and Nominating Committee
Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited (Hong Kong publicly listed)

2006 - 2013:
Independent Director, Chairman of Nominating Committee, Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee
See Hup Seng Limited

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)
Courage Marine Group Limited
Jiutian Chemical Group Limited
MK Realty Pte Ltd
MK Total Holdings Pte Ltd
See Hup Seng Limited
Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited
Sinarmas Land Limited (until 26 April 2017)
Present
Lee Metal Group Limited
MK Capital Pte Ltd
MK Energy Navigation Pte Ltd
MK Marine Pte Ltd
MK Ocean Pte Ltd
MK Offshore Pte Ltd
MK Oil & Gas Services Pte Ltd
MK Ships Pte Ltd
T-Ocean Designs & Services 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?
Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience
Has been/currently is a director of the Singapore listed companies stated above.