Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Executive Director - Mr Lai Choong Hon
Issuer & Securities
Issuer/ ManagerAA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD.
SecuritiesAA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD. - SG1S12926576 - 5GZ
Stapled SecurityNo
Announcement Details
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast18-Jan-2018 17:35:03
StatusNew
Announcement Sub TitleAppointment of Executive Director - Mr Lai Choong Hon
Announcement ReferenceSG180118OTHRC2QO
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)Yau Woon Foong
DesignationExecutive Director
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)This announcement has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Company's Sponsor, Stamford Corporate Services Pte Ltd (the "Sponsor"), for compliance with the relevant rules of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST"). The Sponsor has not verified the contents of this announcement.

This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. The Sponsor and the SGX-ST assume no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, including the accuracy, completeness and correctness of any of the information, statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Mr Bernard Lui, Telephone number: 6389 3000, Email address: bernard.lui@morganlewis.com.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment18/01/2018
Name Of PersonLai Choong Hon
Age52
Country Of Principal ResidenceSingapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)The Board of Directors having considered Mr Lai's qualification and working experience, concurred with the recommendation of the Nominating Committee and approved the appointment of Mr Lai as an Executive Director of the Company.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibilityExecutive
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)Executive Director
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 yearsFrom 1993 to 2001, Mr Lai was the Group Financial Controller of Hongguan Technologies Pte Ltd Group of Companies. He commenced employment with the company as an Accountant and subsequently promoted to Finance Manager in 1994, Senior Finance Manager in 1998 and eventually Group Financial Controller in 2000. He was responsible for the management and strategic planning, finance and accounting functions of the company.

Subsequently, from 2001 to 2003, he was the Finance Manager in Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd and was responsible for the finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting functions and the operations of the company.

From 2003 to 2004, Mr Lai was the General Manager of HongGuan Systems (S) Pte Ltd, a new spin-off unit of HongGuan Technologies (S) Pte Ltd. He was responsible for the finance, accounting , HR, purchasing and administration functions of the company. He was also involved in the restructuring exercise at HongGuan Technologies (S) Pte Ltd.

From 2004 to 19 February 2017, he was the Director of Finance in EMS and his main responsibilities are in relation to the finance, accounting, HR and administration functions of the company. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of EMS on 20 February 2017.
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?Yes
Shareholding Details21,000,000 shares (1.48%)
# 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)N/A
PresentQB Quick Print Pte. Ltd.
531 Upper Cross Street
#02-59
Hong Lim Complex
Singapore 050531
Director: 5 July 2007 to present

Germaxco Pte. Ltd.
60 Benoi Road
#03-02
Singapore 629906
Director: 25 October 2016 to present

W & P Corporation Pte Ltd
60 Benoi Road
#03-01
Singapore 629906
Director: 14 August 2017 to present

W&P Precast Pte. Ltd.
60 Benoi Road
#03-01
Singapore 629906
Director: 14 August 2017 to present
(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 companyThe Company will arrange for Mr Lai to attend relevant training organized by the Singapore Institute of Directors to familiarize himself with the roles and responsibilities as a Director of a listed company.