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Change - Announcement Of Appointment :: Appointment Of Independent Non-Executive Director

BackNov 08, 2017
Announcement Title Change - Announcement of Appointment
Date & Time of Broadcast Nov 8, 2017 18:06
Status New
Announcement Sub Title Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director
Announcement Reference SG171108OTHRMRQ5
Submitted By (Co./ Ind. Name) Ng Ngai
Designation Company Secretary, OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd. (as Manager of OUE Commercial REIT)
Description (Please provide a detailed description of the event in the box below) Appointment of Ms Usha Ranee Chandradas as Independent Non-Executive Director and a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd. (the "Manager").

Additional Details
Date Of Appointment 08/11/2017
Name Of Person Usha Ranee Chandradas
Age 37
Country Of Principal Residence Singapore
The Board's comments on this appointment (including rationale, selection criteria, and the search and nomination process) The Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Manager has reviewed the qualifications and experience of Ms Usha Ranee Chandradas and has recommended to the board of directors her appointment as the Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

The Board of Directors of the Manager, having reviewed and considered Ms Chandradas' qualifications and experience, has approved her appointment as an Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, the area of responsibility Non-Executive
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
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 July 2016 - Present
Co-Founder and Partner, (Plu)ral Art LLP

July 2013 - August 2016
Partner, Tax Practice Group, Financial Services Department, Allen & Gledhill LLP

November 2010 - August 2012
Senior Associate, Tax Practice Group, Financial Services Department, Allen & Gledhill LLP

January 2013 - May 2013
Director, Community Relations & Outreach, Law Society of Singapore, Pro Bono Services Office

August 2012 - October 2012
Volunteer, Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Clinical Legal Education

July 2004 - April 2007
June 2008 - September 2010
Principal Legal Officer, Law Division, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
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) Nil
Present (Plu)ral Art LLP
NUR Investment and Trading Pte 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
(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 a listed company? No
If No, Please provide details of any training undertaken in the roles and responsibilities of a director of a listed company Ms Usha Ranee Chandradas will be briefed on her role and obligations under the listing rules as well as the relevant Singapore laws and regulations as a Director of the listed issuer. Additional training will be arranged as and when necessary.