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Change - Announcement Of Appointment Of Dr Beh Swan Gin As A Non-Executive Independent Director

BackJul 06, 2020
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Jul 6, 2020 17:22
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Dr Beh Swan Gin as a Non-Executive Independent Director
Announcement Reference SG200706OTHROVIT
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Mary Judith de Souza
Designation Company Secretary
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Dr Beh Swan Gin as a Non-Executive Independent Director, Chairman of the Board and a member of the Investment Committee.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 06/07/2020
Name Of Person Beh Swan Gin
Age 52
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Board of Ascendas Funds Management (S) Limited ("AFM") has appointed Dr Beh Swan Gin as a Director of AFM, taking into consideration the current Board size and composition, including the diversity of skills, experience, gender and knowledge. Based on his qualifications and experience, the Board is confident that Dr Beh would be able to contribute to the deliberations of the Board of AFM.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-Executive
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Non-Executive Independent Director, Chairman of the Board and member of the Investment Committee
Professional qualifications 2012 to 2012
Advanced Management Programme, Business Administration and Management, Harvard Business School

2000 to 2001
Sloan Fellow, Master of Science in Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business

1987 to 1991
M.B., B.S., Medicine, National University of Singapore
Any relationship (including immediate family relationships) with any existing director, existing executive officer, the issuer and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or any of its principal subsidiaries NIL
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) NIL
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years December 2014 to present
Chairman, Singapore Economic Development Board

July 2012 to November 2014
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Law

August 2008 to June 2012
Managing Director, Singapore Economic Development Board
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) 1. Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (Non-Executive Independent Director)
2. ST Engineering Electronics Ltd (Director)
3. CLA Real Estate Holdings Pte Ltd (Director)
4. The Esplanade Co Ltd (Director)
Present 1. Singapore Exchange Limited (Non-Executive Independent Director)
2. Design Singapore Council Pte Ltd (Director)
3. Economic Development Board (Chairman & Director)
4. EDB Investments Pte Ltd (Chairman & Director)
5. EDBI Pte Ltd (Chairman & Director)
6. Enterprise Singapore (Director)
7. Human Capital Leadership Institute Pte Ltd (Director)
8. LucasFilm Animation Singapore Pte Ltd (Director)
9. Singapore Innovate Pte Ltd (Director)
10. Temasek Foundation Connects CLG Limited (Director)
11. National Research Foundation (Director)
(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; 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 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 an issuer listed on the Exchange? Yes
If Yes, Please provide details of prior experience Dr Beh is currently the non-executive independent director of Singapore Exchange Limited. He was a non-executive independent director of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd for the period from 1 September 2014 to 15 May 2020.
Please provide details of relevant experience and the nominating committee's reasons for not requiring the director to undergo training as prescribed by the Exchange (if applicable) NA