Announcement of Resignation Of Independent Director

BackDec 05, 2007

Name * Cheong Choong Kong  
Age * 66  
Effective Date of Resignation * 05-12-2007  
Detailed Reason(s) for resignation *
Dr Cheong Choong Kong has been on the SPH Board for ten years. In the light of this and as he believes that the Board should be regularly rejuvenated, he has expressed his desire not to seek re-election at the AGM on 5 December 2007.  
Date of Appointment to current position * 01-03-1997  
Job Title (e.g. Lead ID, AC Chairman, AC Member etc.) * Director and Audit Committee member.  
Role and responsibilities *
Dr Cheong assumes the role and responsibilities as a Director on the Board and as a member of the Audit Committee.  
Does the AC have a minimum of 3 members (taking into account this resignation)? * Yes 
Number of Independent Directors currently resident in Singapore (taking into account this resignation) *
Number of Resignations of persons specified in Rule 704(7) of the Listing Manual over the past 12 months *
>> Other Directorships
Past (for the last five years) *
Please see attached.  
Present *
Chairman & Director, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation
Director, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd
Director, Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd
Director, Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd  
Shareholding * in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries *
Management Shares : 4
Ordinary Shares (direct) : 34,000
Ordinary Shares (deemed) : 8,500  
Family relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries *


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