Change - Announcement of Appointment::Appointment of Independent Director
Issuer & Securities
Issuer/ ManagerNEO GROUP LIMITED
SecuritiesNEO GROUP LIMITED - SG2E97983414 - 5UJ
Stapled SecurityNo
Announcement Details
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast30-Sep-2014 18:55:06
StatusNew
Announcement Sub TitleAppointment of Independent Director
Announcement ReferenceSG140930OTHR269P
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name)Neo Kah Kiat
DesignationChairman & Chief Executive Officer
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, CIMB Bank Berhad, Singapore Branch (the "Sponsor") for compliance with the relevant rules of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST"), this being the SGX-ST Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist. The Sponsor has not independently 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 correctness of any of the statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Mr. Yee Chia Hsing, Head, Catalist at 50 Raffles Place, #09-01 Singapore Land Tower, Singapore 048623, telephone: (65) 63375115.
Additional Details
Date Of Appointment01/10/2014
Name Of PersonYeo Kok Tong
Age58
Country Of Principal ResidenceSingapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process)The Nominating Committee has recommended the appointment of Mr Yeo Kok Tong as an Independent Director based on his qualifications and experience. The Board has accepted and approved the said recommendation.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibilityNon-Executive.
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.)Independent Director and Members of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Familial relationship with any director and/ or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiariesN/A
Conflict of interests (including any competing business)NIL
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years2014-Present: Independent Director of Bangkok Ranch Public Company Ltd
2013-Present: Investment Committee Member of PT Assuransi RAMA, Indonesia
2006-2009 : CEO of Singapore Food Industries Ltd
2005-2007: Member of the Board of Singapore Cruise Centre Pte Ltd
2005-2007: Member of the Board of SingEx Pte Ltd
2002-2006: Director and Chairman of IM Technologies Ltd
2002-2006 : CEO of DE-United Food Industries Ltd, Nigeria
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)Bangkok Ranch Public Company Ltd
PresentBangkok Ranch Public Company Ltd
(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
(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 experienceChairman of IM Technologies Ltd
Director and CEO of Singapore Food Industries Ltd
Independent Director of Bangkok Ranch Public Company Ltd