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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Clontz

68 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Kaliaropoulos

58 2018 Chief Executive Officer

Choon Hwee Chia

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Yoke Sin Chong

Chief - Enterprise Business Group

Catherine Chia

Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Tim Goodchild

2013 Senior Vice President - Government and Strategic Affairs

Siew Loong Chong

Chief Technology Officer

Yaw Yee Kee

Chief Information Officer

Howie Lau

2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Kwai-Yi Lai

2013 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Jeannie Ong

2015 Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer

Pooi Foong Kong

Company Secretary

Ming Seong Lim

71 2000 Non-Executive Director

Nasser Marafih

57 2007 Non-Executive Director

Stephen Miller

55 2017 Non-Executive Director

Wakai Naoki

53 2017 Non-Executive Director

Nayantara Bali

52 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Michelle Guthrie

53 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne

74 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kah Woh Ma

71 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shin Ein Ng

44 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ek Tor Teo

65 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Clontz

Mr. Steven Terrell Clontz (Terry) serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of StarHub Ltd. Mr Terry is Senior Executive Vice-President, International, at Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd (ST Telemedia). He is also a Director of PSA International Pte Ltd, Cloud9 Technologies LLC, STT GDC Pte. Ltd., Armor Defense Inc., Commerce Parent, Inc, Commerce Topco LLC and CenturyLink, Inc.. He served as the CEO of StarHub for 11 years before retiring on 1 January 2010. Terry is a well-regarded veteran in the telecommunications and media industry with over 43 years of extensive experience. He brings with him invaluable knowledge of the telecoms and media industry and extensive management expertise. During his 11 years at the helm of StarHub, Terry led StarHub in a number of major milestones including the transformation of StarHub from being Singapore’s third mobile player in 2000 to a fully-integrated “quad-play” service provider; merging StarHub with the then StarHub Cable Vision in 2002; bringing StarHub public in 2004 on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange; and advancing StarHub’s market position to become Singapore’s second largest mobile operator in 2005. Terry began his career in the USA. From 1996 to 1998, he served as the President and CEO of IPC Information Systems Inc., based in New York. Prior to that, Terry held senior executive positions at BellSouth International, Inc. He was the President of BellSouth International (Asia-Pacific), Inc. between 1991 and 1994. Terry holds a Bachelor of Science (Physics Major) from the University of North Carolina, USA.

Peter Kaliaropoulos

Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective July 9, 2018. From June 2015 - Present - Advisor, Zain Group Vice Chairman - CEO, Zain Saudi Arabia November 2014 to May 2015 Business Consultant Australia, Sydney October 2013 to July 2014 Chief Operating Officer Ooredoo Kuwait June 2005 to June 2013 Group Chief Executive Batelco Bahrain.

Choon Hwee Chia

Mr. Chia Choon Hwee serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, since July 8, 2015. Mr. Dennis oversees StarHub’s financial health, develops key business strategies together with the core leadership team, ensures that business decisions are financially sound, and executes strategies through financial management. Dennis was the Senior VP and CFO of STATS ChipPAC (Worldwide), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor packaging and test services. Prior to that role, he was with Lear Corporation as its VP of Finance, Asia Pacific Operations, where he oversaw 400 regional finance staf in 30 manufacturing and administrative locations across Asia. Previously, he was the CFO of Behringer Corporation and Frontline Technologies Corporation, leading their successful listings on the Singapore Exchange. Dennis, a Chartered Accountant, has a Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Hull, United Kingdom.

Yoke Sin Chong

Dr. Chong Yoke Sin is Chief - Enterprise Business Group of the Company. Yoke Sin leads the enterprise business group and is responsible for driving the next growth phase of the business and deepening the engagement with the enterprise community. Yoke Sin is a veteran in the IT industry with more than 30 years of experience. She was the CEO of Integrated Health Information Systems, a subsidiary of Ministry of Health Holdings. She also led the healthcare IT industry as Chair of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Pacific Governing Council and was the first Asian Vice Chair on the HIMSS Board of Managers. HIMSS is the largest Healthcare Informatics society in the US and sets the benchmark for Hospital IT certification. In her prior roles, Yoke Sin was CEO of National Computer Systems Pte Ltd. She was also the VP and a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society. In addition, she is a Certified IT Project Manager (Senior). Yoke Sin holds a PhD in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore and attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard University. She was conferred the Outstanding Alumni Award from National University of Singapore and the Hall of Fame from HIMSS for her contributions to the advancement of healthcare IT programmes in Asia Pacific.

Catherine Chia

Ms. Catherine Chia is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Catherine is responsible for leading the overall HR strategy, programmes and services, to accelerate the growth and performance of StarHub. Catherine has extensive HR experience spanning multiple industries and geographies. She has worked with multinational companies such as GE and Dell, and one of Singapore’s leading banks UOB. Prior to joining StarHub, she was VP of People Operations & Development at LEGO. In her previous roles, Catherine has implemented organisational change and transformation initiatives as well as developed leadership capabilities through robust talent management programmes. She has also worked on mergers, acquisitions and integration, and led the start-up of call centres in India and China. Catherine holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

Tim Goodchild

Mr. Tim Goodchild serves as Senior Vice President - Government and Strategic Affairs of the Company. Tim and his team are responsible for managing StarHub's relationship with the regulators, and for providing regulatory support to StarHub's lines of business. Tim joined StarHub in 2004, and has more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications regulatory issues. His working career has included time with Telecom New Zealand, the Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (now the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore), Millicom International Cellular; and Equant Singapore. His career has given him exposure to regulatory regimes throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Tim holds an honours degree in Economics from Victoria University.

Siew Loong Chong

Mr. Chong Siew Loong is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Siew Loong leads the Network Engineering Division, overseeing network operations, development and transformation. Siew Loong was one of the pioneers who played an instrumental role in the formative years of StarHub when the company won the licence to operate as Singapore’s third telco in 1998. During his first 11 years with StarHub, he held various leadership roles within the Network Engineering Division. He set up and managed the Network and Systems Division at StarHub’s wholly-owned subsidiary Nucleus Connect Pte Ltd when the telco won the bid in 2009 to become the Operating Company for Singapore’s Nationwide Broadband Network. Before joining StarHub, Siew Loong worked at another telco in Singapore as well as the Defence Science Organisation. Siew Loong received the "40 Under 40" award from the Global Telecoms Business in 2011, that recognised the telecoms industry’s young leaders. He holds a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from Southampton University, United Kingdom.

Yaw Yee Kee

Mr. Kee Yaw Yee is Chief Information Officer of the Company. He heads up the CIO Division covering Information Systems, Business Excellence and Business Acceleration Ofce. He is responsible for the IT infrastructure, applications and systems, governance, policies and standards, certifications, as well as initiatives to accelerate business growth and improve operational efectiveness. Yaw Yee has more than 22 years of IT and management consulting experience in IT and telecoms. He has worked in multinational companies like Accenture, AsiaInfo and Hewlett-Packard. In his prior roles, he has consistently delivered large-scale transformational programmes for local and regional clients, using diferent technology solution suites. He has worked extensively in the region and was responsible for setting up the country ofce, innovation lab, ofshore delivery centre, business collaborations and joint ventures in some of the countries he was based in. Yaw Yee holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Electronics (First Class Honours) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the United Kingdom. He has a Performers’ Diploma in piano from the Trinity College of Music, London.

Howie Lau

Mr. Howie Lau serves as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company, since July 8, 2015. Mr. Howie is responsible for charting StarHub’s brand and marketing strategies across all marketing functions and ensuring overall marketing synergy and brand consistency. Customer value management also falls under his purview. In addition, he oversees StarHub’s Mobile, Pay TV and Broadband businesses as well as its Content and Local Production teams. Howie was the VP, Corporate Development of Lenovo's Worldwide Finance Organisation, where he oversaw Lenovo's end-to-end Post Merger Management and related Merger & Acquisition matters. Previously, he was Lenovo’s VP of Marketing and Communications for Emerging Markets Group, and was responsible for the strategy and execution of marketing and communications in the ASEAN, China, Eastern Europe, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Latin America, Middle East, Russia and Taiwan markets. Howie is currently the President of Singapore Computer Society’s Executive Council, and is also on the management board for National University of Singapore Institute of System Science as well as the advisory committee for Nanyang Polytechnic School of IT and Anderson Junior College. Howie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore, majoring in Promotional Management and Consumer Behaviour.

Kwai-Yi Lai

Ms. Kwai-Yi Lai (Veronica) serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Veronica advises the StarHub Group on all legal aspects of operations, strategy and compliance matters. She supports the Board of Directors on corporate secretarial matters. During her career with StarHub, she oversaw the legal aspects of the merger of StarHub and SCV, StarHub's successful IPO and the establishment of StarHub’s $2 billion MTN Programme. Under her leadership, the StarHub Legal team was recognised with multiple awards, and is recognised by Legal 500 as one of the top in-house Legal Teams in Southeast Asia. Veronica was named by ALB as one of the Top 25 in-house counsels in Asia in 2010. In 2013, the team won the International Law Ofce's prestigious Global Counsel Award and Asia Pacific Counsel Award. The team also won the International Legal Alliance Gold Award for the Best Asian & South Pacific Legal Department in 2014. Veronica is listed in the Legal 500’s General Counsel Powerlist for 2017. For her corporate secretariat portfolio, Veronica was recognised with the Asian Company Secretary 2013 Award for Singapore by Corporate Governance Asia. Veronica graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. Prior to joining StarHub, she spent six years in practice with Rajah and Tann Asia.

Jeannie Ong

Ms. Jeannie Ong serves as Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer of StarHub Ltd. since July 8, 2015. Jeannie leads StarHub’s e forts in establishing and maintaining strong strategic relationships with government agencies, content partners, key strategic partners and other complementary companies. She is also responsible for building StarHub’s corporate reputation in the areas of Corporate Communications, Investor Relations (IR) and Corporate Sustainability. Prior to her current role, Jeannie was the CMO. She joined StarHub in 2001 as its Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, and helped bring the company public in 2004. Jeannie and her teams have won multiple awards, including Brand of the Year at the prestigious Hall of Fame Awards (2015 and 2014); The Green Award at the Asia Communications Awards (2015 and 2014), in recognition of StarHub’s significant progress in environmental policies and programmes. In IR, Jeannie was recognised as the Best IR Ofcer in Singapore by IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia thrice consecutively in 2014, 2013 and 2012. She and her team made it to the IR Global Top 50 list in 2014. They also clinched the Best IR award (Gold) at the Singapore Corporate Awards thrice (2016, 2013 and 2010). Jeannie has over 20 years of experience in corporate, financial, marketing and community communications across di ferent industries. She first commenced her communications career with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. She also held senior IR and regional corporate and marketing communications positions at IPACS and Singapore Computer Systems. Jeannie holds an honours degree from the University of London, where she majored in Economics and Marketing.

Pooi Foong Kong

Ming Seong Lim

Mr. Lim Ming Seong serves as Non-Executive Director of StarHub Ltd. He is the Chairman of CSE Global Limited and First Resources Ltd and serves on the boards of U Mobile Sdn Bhd and STT GDC Pte. Ltd. Ming Seong was with the Singapore Technologies ("ST") group from 1986 to 2002, where he left as Group Director. Prior to joining the ST group, Ming Seong served as the Deputy Secretary with the Ministry of Defence of Singapore. Ming Seong brings with him extensive accounting, management and technical expertise. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) with a major in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Diploma in Business Administration from the former University of Singapore. Ming Seong also participated in the Advanced Management Programs conducted by INSEAD and the Harvard Business School, USA.

Nasser Marafih

Dr. Nasser Marafih serves as Non-Executive Director of StarHub Ltd. He is a Member of the Ooredoo Group Board and Advisor to the Ooredoo Group Board’s Chairman. He was the CEO of Ooredoo Group from 2006 until November 2015. He also served as CEO of Ooredoo Qatar from 2002 to 2011, a subsidiary of Ooredoo Q.S.C. Dr Nasser began his professional career at Ooredoo Qatar (then known as Qatar Telecom) in 1992 as an expert advisor from the University of Qatar, and later joined Ooredoo Qatar as the Director of Strategic Planning and Development. He was instrumental in many strategic initiatives and landmarks in Ooredoo Qatar’s history, including the introduction of the first GSM service in the Middle East in 1994 and thereafter, the Internet service in Qatar in 1996, and the privatisation of Ooredoo Qatar in 1998. Under Dr Nasser’s leadership, Ooredoo Qatar has evolved from being a local telecom provider to an international player, with strategic investments in the Asia Pacific region. Dr Nasser holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Science and a PhD in Communication Engineering from the George Washington University, USA.

Stephen Miller

Mr. Stephen Geoffrey Miller serves as the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Miller is the President & Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia and is also a member of ST Telemedia Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of TeleChoice International Limited. Steve joined ST Telemedia in 2005 and held various senior positions including President & Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He played a crucial role in enhancing ST Telemedia’s business competitiveness and asset portfolio while simultaneously maintaining prudent financial management. Prior to joining ST Telemedia, Steve was Financial Advisor to the company on the merger of its data centre business with Equinix and Pihana Pacific, creating one of the world’s largest carrierneutral data centre network. Steve has more than 25 years of global investment, financial management, strategic planning and CMT industry experience. He spent over 14 years of his career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, primarily heading its telecommunications and media group throughout Asia and the Pacific. Steve holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, with First Class Honours in Economics and Finance, from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Wakai Naoki

Mr. Naoki Wakai is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is the President and CEO of NTT Singapore Pte. Ltd., the regional headquarters of NTT Communications Corporation for the Asia Pacific region, since 1 July 2017. He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Company (NTT) in 1989 and has 21 years' experience in international telecommunications and IT business. He was involved in the establishment of subsidiaries and branch offices in China, Taiwan, and Korea, and played a major role in the construction of international submarine cable systems. After serving as Senior Manager of IP Transit Business at NTT Com Asia (Hong Kong) and Director of International Business at Verio (USA), he became Head of Server Hosting Team in 2006, Head of Carrier Relations in 2008, and VP of Global IP Network in 2009. Prior to becoming the President and CEO of NTT Singapore, he served as Deputy Managing Director and COO of NTT Europe Limited for five years.

Nayantara Bali

Ms. Nayantara Bali is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She serves as Director, ANV Consulting Pte. Ltd., Singapore May 2016 to date Vice-President, Asia, Procter & Gamble, Singapore Asia-Pacific Beauty Business Unit leadership Sep 2013 - Mar 2016 Diversity & Inclusion, Asia Jul 2011 - Mar 2016 Vice-President, Global Skin Care, Procter & Gamble, Singapore /Cincinnati Global Brand Franchise leadership - Olay Aug 2012 - Sep 2013 Vice-President, Gillette, Procter & Gamble, Singapore Asia Business Unit leadership - Blades, Razors, Male Personal Care Jul 2009 - Aug 2012 Vice-President, Procter & Gamble, Singapore ASEAN, Australia / NZ, India Hair Care leadership Dec 2006 - Jul 2009 General Manager / Vice-President, Procter & Gamble, Singapore ASEAN, Australia / NZ, India Baby & Feminine Care leadership Jul 2002 - Dec 2006 Director, Marketing, Procter & Gamble, India / Singapore ASEAN, Australia / NZ, India Marketing function leadership Sales leadership for Distributor Consolidation Jan 2001 - Jun 2002 Marketing Director, Procter & Gamble, Thailand ASEAN, Australia / NZ, India Haircare Marketing leadership Apr 1999 - Dec 2000 Brand Management, India Procter & Gamble, India Jul 1988 - Mar 1999.

Michelle Guthrie

Ms. Michelle Lee Guthrie is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Michelle is Managing Director (MD) of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, one of Australia’s most valued creative and cultural institutions. Since becoming MD in May 2016, she has led the national broadcaster in a new strategic direction focused on digital transformation in a fast-changing, fragmented and increasingly global media market. Michelle has extensive experience and expertise in media management, content development, and a detailed knowledge of both traditional broadcasting and the new digital media landscape. Over the last 25 years, she has worked for a range of broadcasting and media organisations in Australia, Europe and Asia, including BSkyB, Star TV and Google. Michelle is well placed to guide StarHub’s strategic development, with her extensive knowledge of the Asian media market, digital technology and digital disruption. Michelle currently serves on the Board of Auckland International Airport Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Law (Honours) from Sydney University.

Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne

Mr. Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne, CBE. serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of StarHub Ltd. Nihal serves on the boards of DBS Bank Ltd, DBS Group Holdings Ltd and Olam International Limited in Singapore and GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited in India. He is the Chairman of Caraway Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Olam International Limited. Nihal held various senior level management positions in the Unilever group across Asia, Europe and Latin America over forty years. Nihal was cited in the Queen’s 2004 New Year Honours List in the UK and was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of British Empire) for services to UK business interests in Indonesia. He was chosen by Business Week in 2002 for the Stars of Asia Award as one of the “25 leaders at the forefront of change”. Nihal holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a major in Economics from Bombay University, India and has attended various management development programmes in India, Australia, the UK and the USA, including the Advanced Executive Programme conducted by Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School, USA.

Kah Woh Ma

Mr. Ma Kah Woh serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. He is also a Director of Mapletree Investment Pte Ltd, PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd and CapitaLand China Development Fund II Limited. Mr. Ma serves on the National Heritage Board and is the Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Ma was a senior partner of KPMG Singapore, where he was in charge of the Audit & Risk Advisory Practice and Risk Management function until his retirement in September 2003. Mr. Ma is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Member of the Singapore Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Shin Ein Ng

Ms. Ng Shin Ein is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She served for Blue Ocean Associates Pte Ltd Managing Director (2006 to current) Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador to Hungary (2013 to current). NTUC Fairprice Cooperative Limited (4 Sep 2008 to 29 May 2017) Sabana Real Estate Investment Management Ltd (1 Nov 2010 to 23 Mar 2017) Eu Yan Sang International Ltd (28 Oct 2011 to 18 Oct 2016).

Ek Tor Teo

Mr. Teo Ek Tor serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of StarHub Ltd. He is the Chairman of PrimePartners Group Pte Ltd and Aris PrimePartners Asset Management Pte Ltd, a joint venture asset management company based in Singapore. Ek Tor has vast experience in investment banking, asset management and financial services in Asia, and brings with him in-depth financial and analytical expertise. He had contributed to, and been instrumental in the development of two major regional investment banking groups – Morgan Grenfell Asia (1980-1993) and BNP Prime Peregrine (1997-1999). Ek Tor held senior executive positions within the Morgan Grenfell Asia group and was the Regional Managing Director of BNP Prime Peregrine (Singapore) Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), with a major in Business Administration, from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.