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BackJan 08, 2019
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Jan 8, 2019 23:51
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Announcement of Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference SG190108OTHRJ23S
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Adrian Chui
Designation CEO & Executive Director
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Please refer to attached announcement.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 08/01/2019
Name Of Person Tong Jinquan
Age 63
Country Of Principal Residence China
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) Mr Tong Jinquan is one of the directors who will join ESR Funds Management (S) Limited ('ESR-FM') post-merger. The Board of ESR-FM had reviewed Mr Tong Jinquan's credentials and is of the view that his experience will complement and greatly contribute to the expertise of the existing Board.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Not Applicable
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Non-Executive Director
Professional qualifications Nil
Any relationship (including immediate family relationships) with any existing director, existing executive officer, the issuer and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries Yes
Conflict of interests (including any competing business) Nil
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years Mr Tong has more than 20 years of experience in property investment, property development and property management in the People's Republic of China. He is the founder and Chairman of Shanghai Summit (Group) Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries (the 'Summit Group') and the Chairman of Shanghai Changfeng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. Having established Summit Group in 1994, Mr Tong has been responsible for overseeing the growth of Summit Group, which holds and operates commercial properties in Shanghai, Shenyang and Chengdu. Its portfolio includes hotels, serviced apartments, office buildings and a shopping mall. Mr Tong s experience through Summit Group encompasses industrial, commercial and residential investments, investment management, trading, property development, hotel management, property management, business consultancy, convention and exhibition services, goods export and technology import, software services and maintenance of office equipment.
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 Details 1,072,366,263 ESR-REIT units
Other Principal Commitments* Including Directorships#
*"Principal Commitments" has the same meaning as defined in the Code
# 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) Please refer to Appendix 2
Present Please refer to Appendix 2
(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 Non-Executive Director of IREIT Global Group Pte. Ltd.
Non-Executive Director of New Century Asset Management Limited
Non-Executive Director of Viva Industrial Trust Management Pte. Ltd.
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) Not Applicable

Attachments

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