People: First Real Estate Investment Trust (FRET.SI)

FRET.SI on Stock Exchange of Singapore

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31 Aug 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Saychuan Cheok

64 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Manager

Keh Poo Tan

60 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Manager

Kok Mian Tan

2008 Chief Financial Officer of the Manager

Seng Leong Chan

Senior Asset and Investment Manager of the Manager

Elizabeth Krishnan

2008 Company Secretary of the Manager

Ketut Budi Wijaya

60 2012 Non-Executive Director

Tiam Lock Goh

68 Non-Executive Independent Director of the Manager

Gang Wong

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Saychuan Cheok

Mr. Albert Saychuan Cheok, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited, the Manager of First Real Estate Investment Trust. He graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia with First Class Honours in Economics. Mr Cheok is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a banker with over 30 years experience in banking in the Asia-Pacific region. Between May 1979 and February 1982, Mr Cheok was an Adviser to the Australian Government Inquiry into the Australian financial system that introduced comprehensive reforms to the Australian banking system. He was Chief Manager at the Reserve Bank of Australia from October 1988 to September 1989 before becoming the Deputy Commissioner of Banking of Hong Kong for about three and a half years. He was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director in charge of Banking Supervision at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority from April 1993 to May 1995. He was the Chairman of Bangkok Bank Berhad from September 1995 to November 2005 and Vice Chairman of the Export and Industry Bank of the Philippines from February 2006 to April 2012. Mr Cheok is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Auric Pacific Group Limited, LMIRT Management Ltd (Manager of Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust), International Standard Resources Holdings Limited and Amplefield Limited. Mr Cheok also holds Independent Non-Executive directorships in HongKong Chinese Limited, AcrossAsia Limited, Adavale Resources Limited, Metal Reclamation Berhad and Macau Chinese Bank Limited. Mr Cheok is a Vice Governor of the Board of Governors of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance.

Keh Poo Tan

Dr. Tan Keh Poo, M.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited, the Manager of First Real Estate Investment since May 2006. Dr Tan qualified as a Medical Doctor from the University of Melbourne in 1977. He worked in various government and private healthcare facilities in Australia and Singapore as a Medical Practitioner until 1987. After receiving his Master of Health Administration from Loma Linda University, he joined Parkway Holdings Limited as its international business development manager, and also served as Chief Executive Officer of Gleneagles Hospital. In 1995, he worked in Indonesia as Executive Director of Lippo Group and Chief Executive Officer of Siloam group of hospitals. From 1998 to September 2004, he took various postings as Chief Executive Officer and Director of AsiaMedic Limited and Senior Executive in Parkway Holdings Limited. Dr Tan was appointed an Executive Director of Auric Pacific Group Limited responsible for the areas of Business Development (non-food related) as well as Property and Strategic Investments on 1 October 2004. Dr Tan currently serves as Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Member of Auric Pacific Group Limited. He retired as Non-Executive Director of Food Junction Holdings Limited on 23 April 2012.

Kok Mian Tan

Mr. Tan Kok Mian is Chief Financial Officer of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited the Manager of First Real Estate Investment., since July 28, 2008. He joined Bowsprit in April 2008 as Senior Finance Manager, and was responsible for its financial operations. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in July 2008. Prior to joining Bowsprit, Mr Tan worked at Parkway Holdings Limited from 1997 to 2008. He joined them as an Accountant in 1997 and was promoted to the position of Group Accountant and subsequently to Financial Controller. His scope of work in Parkway included supervising the preparation of the financial accounts and handling accounting matters for the holding company as well as some of the subsidiary companies in the Parkway Group. During his tenure, he also assisted Parkway’s Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of the consolidated accounts for the Parkway Group. Mr Tan graduated in 1997 with the professional qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Seng Leong Chan

Mr. Chan Seng Leong is Senior Asset and Investment Manager of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited, the Manager of First Real Estate Investment. Mr Chan Seng Leong, Jacky graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (2nd Class Upper Honours) degree and subsequently in 1999 with a Master of Science (Real Estate) degree. In 2002, he obtained a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Western Australia, Graduate School of Management, Perth, majoring in finance, and was awarded the Director’s Letter for scoring full distinctions in the course. Being a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers as well as a Licensed Appraiser (Lands & Buildings), Mr Chan has extensive real estate and property experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China. From 1993 to 1998, his work responsibilities involved, among others, property valuations, property sales and marketing, property consulting, real estate research and feasibility studies. In 1998, he joined Chesterton International Property Consultants Pte Ltd as Assistant Manager (Valuations) and was subsequently promoted in rank and file to Executive Director (Valuations & Investment Advisory) where he performed valuations totalling more than S$1 billion worth of real estate in Singapore and regionally, and advised in real estate transactions worth more than S$600 million in total. Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Chan was with Ascendas-MGM Funds Management Ltd since early 2005 as the Investment Manager for Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust. As Investment Manager, he was involved in spearheading multimillion dollar real estate acquisitions, structuring property investment and development deals (such as sale and leaseback, built-to suit and partial headlease), conduct property due diligence, as well as the planning and implementation of leasing and asset enhancement strategies to improve efficiency.

Elizabeth Krishnan

Ms. Elizabeth Krishnan is Company Secretary of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited, the Manager of First Real Estate Investment Trust.

Ketut Budi Wijaya

Mr. Ketut Budi Wijaya is Non-Executive Director of First Real Estate Investment Trust since September 7, 2012. Mr Wijaya graduated with an academy of accountancy in Indonesia in 1982. He brings with him more than 20 years of in-depth expertise in accounting and corporate finance. During his career, Mr Wijaya held various executive and supervisory positions within the Lippo Group, including PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk., PT Multipolar Tbk. and PT Bank Lippo Tbk. He had also previously worked for Darmawan & Co. Public Accountants and PT Bridgestone Tire Indonesia. Mr Wijaya is currently the President Director of PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk., the largest listed property company in Indonesia by total assets and revenue, with a highly focused, unique and integrated business model stretching across urban and large scale integrated developments, retail malls, healthcare, hospitality, property and portfolio management. He is also the President Commissioner of PT Lippo Cikarang Tbk. and PT Gowa Makassar Tourism Development Tbk., as well as the Commissioner of PT Multifiling Mitra Indonesia Tbk. and other subsidiaries of PT Lippo Karawaci group.

Tiam Lock Goh

Mr. Goh Tiam Lock is Non-Executive Independent Director of Bowsprit Capital Corporation Limited, the Manager of First Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr Goh is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers and its President from 1986 to 1987, as well as a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and its Vice-President from 1985 to 1987. Mr Goh is currently a member of the Strata Titles Board, a position he has held since 1999. In 1971, he held the position of Property Manager in Supreme Holdings Ltd. before joining Jones Lang Wootton as a senior executive in 1974. In 1976, he became a partner in MH Goh, Tan & Partners, the legacy firm of Colliers International, and retired from the firm in 1991. He is currently the Managing Director of Lock Property Consultants Pte. Ltd., a position he has held since setting up the practice in 1993, and advises clients on real estate development and management. He was actively involved in civil and community work, holding positions such as Chairman of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Property Management Sub-committee from 1987 to 1989, the Chairman of the Marine Parade Community Club Management Committee from 1984 to 2001, and was also a Master Mediator at the Marine Parade Community Mediation Centre. He is now a Patron of the Marine Parade Community Club Management Committee. Mr Goh is an Independent Non-Executive Director of LMIRT Management Ltd, the manager of Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust. He has received awards in recognition of his contribution to Singapore, including the Pingkat Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Medal) (PBM) in 1988 and the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) (BBM) in 1997.

Gang Wong

Mr. Wong Gang has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of First Real Estate Investment Trust effective 20 June 2012. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1995 with Bachelor of Law (Hons) and was admitted as advocate and solicitor to the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1996. Mr Wong has been a partner since 2002 at Shook Lin & Bok LLP, a law firm in Singapore, and has more than 18 years’ experience advising on a wide range of corporate finance and securities transactions, stock market flotations, securities regulation and compliance for public listed companies, mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate legal advisory work. Mr Wong is also a member of Shook Lin & Bok LLP’s China practice group and has advised multinational corporations and Singapore companies on cross border transactions in China, as well as on public offerings of securities in Singapore by companies from China, Taiwan and South-East Asia. Mr Wong is an Independent Director of JEP Holdings Limited (listed on SGX Catalist) and Renewable Energy Asia Group Limited (listed on SGX Catalist). Mr Wong was an Independent Director of Fujian Zhenyun Plastics Co., Ltd from May 2007 to May 2013, Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation Limited from May 2008 to May 2014 and China Animal Healthcare Limited from December 2007 to June 2014.

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