Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Issuer & Securities
ST GROUP FOOD INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS LIMITED
ST GROUP FOOD IND HLDG LIMITED - SGXE58705265 - DRX
Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date &Time of Broadcast
Announcement Sub Title
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
This announcement has been prepared by ST Group Food Industries Holdings Limited (the "Company") and has been reviewed by the Company's sponsor, United Overseas Bank Limited (the "Sponsor"), for compliance with Rules 226(2)(b) and 753(2) of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST") Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist.
This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. 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 Mr David Tham, Senior Director, Equity Capital Markets, who can be contacted at 80 Raffles Place, #03-03 UOB Plaza 1, Singapore 048624, telephone: +65 6533 9898.
Date Of Appointment
Name Of Person
Lim Hoe Keng ("Mr Lim")
Country Of Principal Residence
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)
Mr Lim is the Accounts Manager of the Group since joining the Group in July 2018. Based on the qualifications and work experience of Mr Lim, the Board is satisfied that he possesses the requisite experience and capabilities to assume the responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer and supports his promotion from Accounts Manager to Chief Financial Officer.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility
The appointment is executive. Mr Lim is responsible for overseeing all the financial, accounting and corporate secretarial matters in the Group, including leading and supervising the monthly accounts closing, consolidation of Group accounts and yearly audits, supervising and ensuring the Group's compliance with taxation and financial reporting requirements, and providing overall supervisory control over the Group's finances, liabilities and cash flows.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)
Chief Financial Officer
Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
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
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years
July 2018 to September 2020
Accounts Manager - GCHA (NZ) Pty Ltd
February 2016 to June 2018
Financial Controller - Papparich Malaysia Sdn Bhd
January 2015 to February 2016
Director - Beacon Ridge Business Solutions Sdn Bhd
May 2012 to January 2015
Senior Manager - Group Finance, AmBank Berhad
January 2006 to February 2012
Manager - Audit and Assurance, KPMG LLP
Undertaking submitted to the listed issuer in the form of Appendix 7.7 (Listing Rule 704(7)) Or Appendix 7H (Catalist Rule 704(6))
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries?
# 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)
Beacon Ridge Business Solutions 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?
(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?
If Yes, Please provide full details
Yes. In 2017, while Mr Lim was employed as the Financial Controller of Papparich Malaysia Sdn Bhd which was a subsidiary of Papparich Group Sdn Bhd ("PGSB"), one of the shareholders of PGSB submitted a winding-up petition on PGSB in relation to certain shareholder loans that had been extended to PGSB. The petition was subsequently settled out of court between the shareholders of PGSB not involving Mr Lim.
(c) Whether there is any unsatisfied judgment against him?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(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
(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
(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
(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?
(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?
Any prior experience as a director of an issuer listed on the Exchange?
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
Please provide details of relevant experience and the nominating committee's reasons for not requiring the director to undergo training as prescribed by the Exchange (if applicable)