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

Issuer & Securities

Issuer/ Manager
8TELECOM INTL HOLDINGS CO LTD
Securities
8TELECOM INTL HOLDINGS CO LTD - BMG3087Y2074 - AZG
Stapled Security
No

Announcement Details

Announcement Title
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
09-Jul-2017 11:41:05
Status
New
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Non-executive Director
Announcement Reference
SG170709OTHRPMBD
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Zhang Wen
Designation
Executive Director
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Non-executive Director

Additional Details

Date Of Appointment
07/07/2017
Name Of Person
Wang Zhejun
Age
31
Country Of Principal Residence
Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
The Board considered and accepted the Nominating Committee's recommendation to appoint Ms Wang Zhejun as an Non-executive Director of the Company, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees, after reviewing her educational background, professional qualifications and extensive working experience. The Board and the Nominating Committee are of the opinion that Ms Wang's experience in the finance industry and her business networks in China will prove valuable to the Company's business.
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, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating Committees
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries
Nil
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
Nov 2016 to present: Director of VOK Investment Holdings Pte Ltd
Sep 2016 to present: Director of Cowin Project Pte Ltd
Sep 2014 to May 2017: Manager of Rezeca Renewables Pte Ltd
Sep 2012 to Sep 2014: Finance Manager of Trybe 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))
No
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
Yes
Shareholding Details
8Telecom International Holdings Co. Ltd.
23,892,516 shares (deemed interest)
# 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
VOK Investment Holdings Pte Ltd
Cowin Project 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
Ms Wang will be briefed on the duties, responsibilities and liabilities of directors of companies in Singapore, as well as the business operations and regulatory issues relating to the Company to ensure that she is familiar with the Company's business and governance practices. Furthermore, the Company will also encourage Ms Wang to participate in seminars and receive training to improve herself in the discharge of the duties as a non-executive director of the Company.