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BackDec 29, 2017
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Dec 29, 2017 17:40
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of an Independent Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference SG171229OTHRT4FB
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Angeline Khoo Cheng Nee
Designation Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 01/01/2018
Name Of Person Kay Kuok Oon Kwong
Age 71
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) Upon the Nominating Committee's review and recommendation, the Board approved the appointment of Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

The Board is satisfied that Mdm Kay Kuok would bring invaluable insights and contribute to the Board's deliberations, and provide greater balance and diversity of skills, experience and gender within the Board.

Besides being the Executive Chairman of Shangri-La Hotel Limited, Mdm Kay Kuok has made notable contributions to educations, tourism, healthcare, arts and environment. She has served on several community service and statutory boards including the Singapore Tourism Board, South West CDC, National Arts Council, Singapore Environment Council, National Environment Agency, and National Youth Achievement Award Council. She has received several honours and awards including the Public Service Medal (PSM) in 1998, Special Recognition Award from Singapore Tourism Board in 2004, the Public Service Star (BBM) in 2005 and The Meritorious Service Medal in 2015.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-executive appointment
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Independent Non-Executive Director
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 Mdm Kay Kuok Oon Kwong has been in senior management roles in Shangri-La Hotel Limited and Shangri-La Hotels (M) Berhad. She currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of Shangri-La Hotel Limited and Managing Director of Shangri-La Hotels (M) Berhad. She is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited and Director of Kuok (Singapore) 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) Chairman of Hotel & Accommodation ISTC
Director and Member of The Singapore Lyric Opera Limited
Director of Energhy Pte Ltd
Deputy Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Business Federation
Present Executive Chairman of Shangri-La Hotel Limited
Managing Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Bhd
Non-Executive Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited
Non-Executive Chairman of Cuscaden Properties Pte Ltd
Non-Executive Chairman of Midpoint Properties Limited
Chairman of Central Laundry Pte Ltd
Chairman of Sentosa Beach Resort Pte Ltd
Chairman of National Healthcare Group Pte Ltd
Chairman of the TTSH Community Fund
Chairman of the Yale-NUS College Governing Board
Director of Belfin Investments Pte Ltd
Director of First Property Holding Pte Ltd
Director of GWC Commercial Pte Ltd
Director of GWC Serviced Apartments Pte Ltd
Director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited
Director of Leo Property Management Pte Ltd
Director of Orange Grove Holdings Pte Ltd
Director of Petals Development Pte Ltd
Director of Rosemont Pte Ltd
Director of Sky Top Investments Pte Ltd
Director of Tanglin Place Development Pte Ltd
Director of Valleypoint Investments Pte Ltd
Director of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Pte Ltd
Director of Kuok Brothers Sdn Bhd
Director of Kuok Foundation Bhd
Director of Shangri-La Hotel Public Company Limited
Director of Tanjong Aru Hotel Sdn Bhd
Director of MOH Holdings Pte Ltd
Director of National Primary Care Pte Ltd
Director of National Skin Centre Pte Ltd
Director of the Singapore Hotels Association
Director of SymAsia Foundation Limited
Director of Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd
Director of The Courage Fund Limited
Director of the VIVA Foundation for Children with Cancer
Director of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund
Member of Admiralty Medical Centre Pte Ltd
Member of Alexandra Health Pte Ltd
Member of the Advisory Board at Nanyang Business School
Member of the National University of Singapore
Member of the National Youth Achievement Award Council
Member of the Northlight School Board of Governors
Member of the NUS Board of Trustees
Member of Yishun Community Hospital Pte Ltd
Member of Woodlandshealth 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? Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience Managing Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Berhad
Chairman of Allgreen Properties Limited
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