Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Issuer & Securities
Issuer/ ManagerSINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED
SecuritiesSINGTEL - SG1T75931496 - Z74
Stapled SecurityNo
Announcement Details
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast01-Mar-2018 12:03:43
StatusNew
Announcement Sub TitleAppointment of Non-Executive Director
Announcement ReferenceSG180301OTHR2ZHN
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)Lim Li Ching (Ms)
DesignationAssistant Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below)Appointment of Mr Gautam Banerjee as a Director of Singtel
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment01/03/2018
Name Of PersonGautam Banerjee
Age63
Country Of Principal ResidenceSingapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)After reviewing the recommendation of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee and Mr Banerjee's qualifications and experience (as set out below), the Board has confirmed Mr Banerjee's independence and approved his appointment as a non-executive/independent Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibilityNon-executive and independent
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)Director
Member of the Audit Committee and the Risk 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 years1982 to 31 December 2012, PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore, joined as Assistant Manager, admitted to partnership in July 1989 and elected Senior Partner and Executive Chairman in January 2004
01 October 2008 to 31 December 2012, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chief Operating Officer for PwC Eastern Cluster, which includes China, Australia, Japan, Korea and South East Asia; Member of PwC Global Firm's Strategy Council
07 December 2009 to 31 December 2010, PricewaterhouseCoopers India, Chairman

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)02 January 2013 to 31 December 2014 - The Straits Trading Company Limited, Independent Director
01 July 2011 to 30 June 2015 - EDB Investments Pte Ltd, Board Member
01 January 2013 to 16 August 2016 - Singapore Airlines Limited, Member, Board Compensation & Industrial Relations Committee
09 June 2014 to 19 August 2016 - The Blackstone Group (Australia) Pty Limited, Director
09 June 2014 to 22 August 2016 - The Blackstone Group (HK) Limited, Director
Present01 January 2013 to present - Blackstone Singapore Pte Ltd, Senior Managing Director & Chairman
25 April 2013 to present - Blackstone Singapore Pte Ltd, Director
09 June 2014 to present - Blackstone Advisors India Private Limited, Director
01 January 2013 to present - Singapore Airlines Limited, Board Member
01 April 2013 to present - Piramal Enterprises Limited, Board Member
10 September 2014 to present - The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Director
01 January 2013 to present - GIC Private Limited, Board Member
01 July 2015 to present - EDBI Pte Ltd, Board Member
01 March 2015 to present - Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise Ltd, Chairman
(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?Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experienceBoard Member of Singapore Airlines Limited
Board Member of Piramal Enterprises Limited
Director of The Indian Hotels Company Limited