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Global Invacom Group Ltd (GLOB.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Taylor

2010 Executive Chairman of the Board

Matthew Garner

49 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Gordon Blaikie

50 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Pei Fern Wong

2007 Group Financial Controller

Malcolm Burrell

2010 Executive Director

David Fugeman

Director of Sales, Director of Marketing

Andrew Martin

2015 Financial Controller

David Smith

Technical Director

Jan Treiber

2014 Head of Strategic Marketing

Loo Ping Yoo

2015 Company Secretary

Yew Kong Lim

51 2010 Lead Independent Director

Gregory Jones

54 2015 Non-Executive Director

Mong Keang Sim

46 2015 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Chan Basil

64 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cosimo Borrelli

49 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Taylor

Mr. Anthony Brian Taylor is Executive Chairman of the Board of Global Invacom Group Limited. He was appointed as Executive Director on August 18, 2010 and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors on October 26, 2010. He is also a member of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Taylor is the Managing Director of Global Invacom Holdings Limited and was appointed to the Board of Global Invacom Holdings Limited in 2006. Mr. Taylor’s entire professional career has been spent working within international high technology businesses with diverse commercial propositions which include semiconductors, automotive electronics, military and satellite related products. He also has over 13 years of experience in senior executive roles. He has formally held positions at Harris Semiconductor from 1984 to 1987, and Marconi Electronic Devices From 1987 to 1990 before joining SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics between 1990 and 1999. Mr. Taylor was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of TechnoFusion GmbH where he served from 1999 to 2002, and was the General Manager of Amphenol Limited from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science, Electronics degree (with honors) from Coventry University in the United Kingdom.

Matthew Garner

Mr. Matthew Jonathan Garner has been re-designated as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Global Invacom Group Ltd. effect from 30 April 2014. He is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations and Corporate Development activities of the company.

Gordon Blaikie

Mr. Gordon Blaikie is Chief Operating Officer of Global Invacom Limited (“GIL”). He is responsible for the manufacturing entities and sales functions of the Group. He has 31 years of experience in manufacturing and operations and was previously the Operations Manager for the online retail world leader, Amazon. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Operations Director for Amphenol, the world’s leader in connector manufacturing in both Aerospace and Military products. Mr Blaikie holds a Diplaoma in Production and Inventory Management Control.

Pei Fern Wong

Ms. Wong Pei Fern is Group Financial Controller of Global Invacom Group Limited Since November 2, 2007. She is responsible for the overall financial, accounting, tax, treasury, corporate finance and compliance matters of the Group. Ms. Wong has been in the finance and accounting field for more than 15 years. She has held various management positions in multinational and listed companies in the information technology, computer and telecommunications industries. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She was admitted as a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore in 1998 and is a Certified Public Accountant since 2001.

Malcolm Burrell

Mr. Malcolm John Burrell is Executive Director of Global Invacom Group Limited since August 18, 2010. Mr. Burrell is the Technical Director of Global Invacom Limited and has held this position since November 1997. He is a Chartered Engineer with 31 years of RF design, technical management and corporate management experience, gained whilst working in business within the consumer electronics, satellite earth station and military communications sectors. Prior to joining Global Invacom Limited, he was a Senior Development Engineer at Marconi Communication Systems Ltd, from September 1981 to September 1987. From October 1987 to December 1991 he was the Technical Manager at Multipoint Communications Ltd, and thereafter was the Principal Systems Engineer at Marconi Radar Systems Ltd from January 1992 to October 1997. Mr. Burrell holds a Bachelor of Science Engineering (Electronic Engineering) degree from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom and a Certificate in Management (CIM). He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

David Fugeman

Mr. David Jonathan Wren Fugeman is the Sales & Marketing Director of Global Invacom Limited (“GIL”) and is responsible for all Global Invacom’s Satellite Communication sales to Pay TV providers, broadband by satellite providers and major Original Equipment Manufacturers. He has been with GIL for over 24 years. Prior to this, he played a managerial role as a Technician Engineer in the test department manager at English Electric Valve. He was quickly promoted to Sales and Production Manager and oversaw all of the then Global Communications production and sales activity before joining the newly formed board as Sales and Marketing Director.

Andrew Martin

Mr. Andrew Scott Martin is the Financial Controller of Global Invacom Limited (“GIL”) and is responsible for the overall financial management of the Company’s operations in United Kingdom and Israel. Mr Martin has extensive manufacturing experience and has spent 18 years working for a United States manufacturer in the military and aerospace sectors listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the last 10 years of which he was the Financial Accounting Manager at its main United Kingdom operation before he joined the Company in January 2015.

David Smith

Mr. David Gerald Smith is Technical Director of Global Invacom Limited and is responsible for the development of LNBs, and very small aperture terminal (“VSAT”) products. He has been with Invacom Limited and GIL for more than a decade. He is also a director of Global Invacom Holdings Limited and other group subsidiaries, He was the Founding Director of Invacom Limited and the original designer of key early LNB products. He was previously a Microwave Design Engineer at Marconi Instruments Ltd as well as a Senior RF Design Engineer at Northern Telecom Europe Ltd. He was also a Senior RF Design Engineer for one year at Symbionics Ltd before joining Marconi Electronics Ltd as Chief Engineer. Mr. Smith graduated with honors from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Jan Treiber

Mr. Jan Treiber is Head of Strategic Marketing, responsible for the Group’s strategy, internal or external intelligence and special strategic projects. He has been working with the Group since March 2014 in this function. Mr Treiber has extensive international experience in the satellite communications and broadcasting industry. Prior to joining Global Invacom he was working for SES, a global satellite operator, in various strategic and commercial functions after completing the Company’s leadership development program. Previously he also worked for Canal+, a French Pay TV operator, on services and product innovation and for ND Satcom, a part of the Airbus group, in a satellite communications engineering capacity.

Loo Ping Yoo

Yew Kong Lim

Mr. Lim Yew Kong (John) is a Lead Independent Director of Global Invacom Group Limited since October 26, 2010. He was appointed as Independent Director on September 13, 2010. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees. Mr. Lim is currently a director of AXIA Equity Pte Ltd, a firm which provides business and financial advisory services to companies in Singapore and the region. Prior to this and since 1991, Mr. Lim was involved in the private equity and venture capital industry in Asia as a director of an investment advisory firm engaged in direct investment in the region. From 1989 to 1991, Mr. Lim worked in Dowell Schlumberger in the United Kingdom where he was United Kingdom division controller. Between 1984 and 1988, he was with Arthur Andersen & Co, London. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom. He is a qualified chartered accountant since 1987.

Gregory Jones

Mr. Gregory Knox Jones was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Global Invacom Group Limited effective August 24, 2015. His Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years include: from 2001 to Present he serves as Partner and COO of The Edgewater Funds/Lazard, Chicago, IL. His past experience also includes: UBID, Inc ­ President and CEO, board member from 1997 to 2001, DIY Home Warehouse, Inc. ­ board member from 1993 to 1997. His present affiliations are: Accutest Labratories (1 May 2007 to present), American Piping Products, Inc. (30 December 2008 to present), Haystax Technology (30 June 2012 to present), Priority Express (11 October 2013 to present), Salter Labs (14 October 2010 to present), Skyware Global (31 December 2008 to present), Unitech Holdings, Inc. (15 March 2012 to present), Brilliance Financial Technology (19 September 2014 to present), Industrial Service Solutions (26 March 2010 to present).

Mong Keang Sim

Mr. Sim Mong Keang is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. Mr Sim is an appointed representative of SCE Enterprise Pte Ltd, a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr Sim was previously Chief Executive Officer of WE Holdings Ltd, a SGX-listed provider of active, passive and electromechanical components. Prior to this, Mr Sim held several sales and marketing positions in various multinational corporations in the electronics industry. Mr Sim holds a Diploma in Electronics Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University, Western Australia.

Chan Basil

Mr. Basil Chan has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Global Invacom Group Limited with effect from April 25, 2012. In 2006, while Mr. Chan was a Non-Executive Independent Director of Stratech Systems Limited (“Stratech”), Stratech was investigated by the Commercial Affairs Department in relation to a possible breach of the Securities and Futures Act arising from an inadvertent misstatement in an announcement made by Stratech. Mr. Chan’s knowledge, the investigation has been closed and no charges were made against any director of Stratech. Since 2006, Mr. Chan has been a non-executive independent director of AEM Holdings Limited (“AEM”), a company listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST. In May 2007, AEM announced that seven of its employees (including the chief executive officer) were under investigation by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (“CPIB”). Mr. Chan assisted the CPIB in their investigations, which were in connection with events that occurred prior to his appointment as a non-executive independent director of AEM. In 2007, Mr. Chan assisted with the Commercial Affairs Department’s investigation into a company (the “Relevant Company”) where he was formerly an independent non-executive director of, for insider trading. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Wales.

Cosimo Borrelli

Mr. Cosimo Borrelli has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Global Invacom Group Limited with effect from August 8, 2012. He was appointed as Non-Executive Director on December 4, 2009. He was the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees. Mr. Borrelli is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience in formal and informal corporate restructuring, forensic accounting and financial investigations. This experience has included being appointed by courts, lenders and financiers, distressed companies, secured and unsecured creditors, investors and other interested parties. He has a track record in establishing and delivering restructuring and corporate advisory arrangements in industries including financial services, property, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing and professional services. Mr. Borrelli holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Adelaide, Australia. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Certified Public Accountants Insolvency Interest Group of Hong Kong and a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia.