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BackJun 28, 2016
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Announcement Subtitle Appointment of Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Securities SINGAPORE PRESS HLDGS LTD (SPH)
Date & Time of Broadcast Jun 28, 2016 17:19
Submitted By Khor Siew Kim
Company Secretary
Description Please refer to the attached Media Release.
Appointment Details
Date of appointment Jul 1, 2016
Name of person Patrick Daniel
Age 61
Country of principal residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment Mr Daniel is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the English, Malay and Tamil Media group. Given Mr Daniel's qualifications and experience, he will be able to contribute significantly to the Company in this capacity.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Yes, executive appointment. Mr Daniel will oversee the Marketing, Digital, Information Technology, Secretariat/Legal, Corporate Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility, and Risk Management divisions. He will continue to be responsible for the English, Malay and Tamil Media group.
Job title Deputy Chief Executive Officer
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 Daniel has held various appointments with SPH since joining The Straits Times as a Senior Leader/Feature Writer in October 1986. He became English, Malay and Tamil Media group's Editor-in-Chief in January 2007.
Shareholding interest in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries Yes
Shareholding details 1) The Straits Times Press (1975) Ltd - 1 Management Share
2) Singapore Press Holdings (Overseas) Ltd - 1 Management Share
3) SPH Shares - 596,680 Ordinary Shares
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. Eduwell Pte Ltd
2. SPH Interactive International Pte. Ltd.
3. The Esplanade Pte Ltd
4. Casino Regulatory Authority
Present 1. Tamil Murasu Ltd
2. Lianhe Investments Pte Ltd
3. Singapore Newspaper Services Pte Ltd
4. SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (Deputy Chairman)
5. SPH (Americas) Pte Ltd
6. SPH Data Services Pte Ltd
7. SPH Interactive Pte Ltd
8. SPH Radio Pte Ltd (Chairman)
9. The Straits Times Press (1975) Ltd
10. Singapore Press Holdings (Overseas) Ltd
11. Straits Times Press Pte Ltd (Chairman)
12. Shareinvestor.com Holdings Ltd (Chairman)
13. Shareinvestor Pte Ltd
14. SI Portal.com Sdn Bhd
15. Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
16. Magazine World Sdn Bhd
17. Blu Inc Media Sdn Bhd
18. Board of Trustees of the Singapore University of Technology and Design (Member)
19 National University Health System (Member)
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 Yes
If yes, please provide full details As Editor in Chief and as chairman of SPH Radio Pte Ltd, the newspapers and stations under his charge received warnings and fines from respective regulators and the AG's Chambers for operational breaches of regulatory codes or requirements.
   (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? Yes
If yes, please provide full details Fined in 1994 for breach of the Official Secrets Act as editor of the Business Times.
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? No
If yes, please provide full details N/A

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