Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Independent Director
Issuer & Securities
Issuer/ ManagerLOW KENG HUAT (SINGAPORE) LIMITED
SecuritiesLOW KENG HUAT (SINGAPORE) LTD - SG1W86940333 - F1E
Stapled SecurityNo
Announcement Details
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast07-Dec-2018 19:43:14
StatusNew
Announcement Sub TitleAppointment of Independent Director
Announcement ReferenceSG181207OTHRJ6TL
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)Chin Yeok Yuen
DesignationCompany Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)Appointment of Mr Cheo Chai Hong as an Independent Director
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment07/12/2018
Name Of PersonCheo Chai Hong
Age66
Country Of Principal ResidenceSingapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)The Nominating Committee ("NC") of Low Keng Huat (Singapore) Limited ("LKHS") had reviewed the qualifications and working experience of Mr Cheo Chai Hong and is of the view that he would be a very good addition to the Board given his strong background on leadership, development of high-performance organizations and corporate governance. He would also be able to provide useful insights from both global and regional perspective to the business and add diversity to the LKHS Board.

The Board having considered the recommendation from the NC, approved the appointment of Mr Cheo as an Independent Director of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibilityThe appointment is not Executive.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)Independent Director

Member of Audit Committee
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiariesNil
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years2005 to 2017
UOB
Managing Director, Group Credit
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)United Overseas Bank, Philippines
United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Company Ltd
UOB Global Capital Private Limited
UOB Asset Management
UOB International Investment Pte Ltd
Banco de Oro Universal Bank (BDO)
The Anglo-Chinese Schools Foundation Ltd
PresentNone
(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; orNo
(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; orNo
(iii) any business trust which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing business trusts in Singapore or elsewhere; orNo
(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 companyAppropriate training and briefings will be provided to Mr Cheo in respect of his roles and responsibilities of a director of a public listed company.