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Appointment Of Independent Non-Executive Director And A Member Of The Audit And Risk Committee

BackJul 27, 2015
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Announcement Subtitle Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
Securities PERENNIAL REAL ESTATE HLDGSLTD (PREHLDGS)
Date & Time of Broadcast Jul 27, 2015 19:24
Submitted By Pua Seck Guan
Chief Executive Officer
Description Appointment of Mr Ooi Eng Peng as an Independent Non-Executive Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited ("PREHL") with effect from 28 July 2015.
Appointment Details
Date of appointment Aug 3, 2015
Name of person Ooi Eng Peng
Age 59
Country of principal residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment The Nomination Committee ("NC") of PREHL has reviewed the qualifications and work experience of Mr. Ooi Eng Peng and recommended his appointment as an Independent Non-Executive Director of PREHL and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee ("ARC") on the basis of his qualifications and extensive property industry and fund management experience and strong background in finance. The Board has approved the appointment based on the recommendation of the NC and is of the opinion that Mr Ooi has the potential to contribute to the ARC, the corporate governance of the Company and the business guidance of PREHL.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-executive
Job title 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 Mr. Ooi was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Perennial China Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd., the Trustee-Manager of Perennial China Retail Trust. Concurrently, he was the Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr. Ooi has over 30 years of real estate experience in property investment, development, project management, fund investment and management businesses in both Asia and Australia with the Lend Lease Group. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lend Lease Asia and CEO of Investment Management and Retail Asia of Lend Lease based in Singapore. Prior to his roles in Asia, he was Regional Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lend Lease Communities Asia Pacific, Global CFO of Lend Lease Investment Management and CFO of Lend Lease Development. He also held directorships in various Lend Lease-managed private real estate funds and subsidiary companies.

Mr. Ooi currently sits on the board of Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Compliance Committee. Cambridge Industrial Management Limited is the manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust, an industrial real estate investment trust publicly listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading. He is also a board member of Frasers Australand Pty Ltd, the holding company for Fraser Group of property business in Australia.
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries Yes
Shareholding details 78,634
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) 1) Perennial China Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd.
2) Lend Lease Asian Retail Investment Fund 1 Ltd
3) Lend Lease Asian Retail Investment Fund 2 Ltd
4) Lend Lease Asian Retail Investment Fund 3 Ltd
5) Lend Lease Investment Management Pte Ltd
6) Lend Lease Retail Developments 1 Pte Ltd
7) Lend Lease Retail Pte. Ltd.
8) Frasers (Australia) Pte Ltd
Present 1) Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited
2) Frasers Australand Pty Ltd
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 Ooi is a Director of Cambridge Industrial Trust Management Limited, the manager of Cambridge Cambridge Industrial Trust listed in the Singapore Stock Exchange.

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