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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Non-Executive Independent Director

BackJul 28, 2017
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Announcement Subtitle Appointment of Non-executive Independent Director
Securities STARHILL GLOBAL REIT (STARHILL)
Date & Time of Broadcast Jul 28, 2017 19:07
Submitted By Lam Chee Kin
Joint Company Secretary
Description Appointment of Non-executive Independent Director
Appointment Details
Date of appointment Aug 1, 2017
Name of person Tan Woon Hum
Age 47
Country of principal residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment The Board has approved Mr Tan's appointment as a Non-Executive Independent Director based on an assessment of his qualification, experience and independence and is satisfied that Mr Tan will be able to contribute to the Company and Starhill Global REIT.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-executive Independent Director
Job title Non-executive Independent Director and Audit Committee Member
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 Mr Tan is currently a partner of Shook Lin & Bok LLP, a Singapore law firm and has been with the firm since December 2003. He has been in private practice since 1996, specializing in trust, asset and wealth management, and has been involved in numerous S-REIT IPOs, post-IPO acquisitions, equity fund raising exercises, debt financing and securitization locally and globally.

Mr Tan is currently serving as a non-executive Independent Director of Ezion Holdings Limited and AP Oil International Limited, both of which are listed on the Singapore Exchange, and is also a non-executive independent director of UTI International (Singapore) Private Limited, a licensed fund manager dealing in Indian equities and bonds. He previously served as a non-executive Independent Director of Yong Xin International Holdings Limited and UBI Capital Singapore Pte Ltd.

Mr Tan is a member of the Law Society of Singapore. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a LLB (Honours) Degree in 1995 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1996. Mr Tan obtained his MBA (Finance) from the University of Leicester in 2000.
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries No
Other Directorships
Note: 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) 18 June 2007 to 31 December 2015: Yong Xin International Holdings Ltd

17 August 2012 to 14 June 2013: UBI Capital Singapore Pte Ltd
Present 21 March 2007 to present: Ezion Holdings Limited

31 January 2006 to present: AP Oil International Limited

15 May 2012 to present: UTI International (Singapore) Private Limited
Information Required Persuant To Listing Rule 704(7)(H)
(a) Whether at any time during the past 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 any 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 with 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
Information Required persuant to Listing Rule 704(7)(I)
Note: Disclosure applicable to the appointment of Director only
Any prior experience as a director of a listed company? Yes
If yes, please provide full details Mr Tan is currently appointed on the Boards of Ezion Holdings Limited and AP Oil International Limited, both of which are listed on the Singapore Exchange. He also previously served as Independent Director of Yong Xin International Holdings Limited from 2007 to 2015.