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Changes to the Sembcorp Industries Board

April 21, 2015

Sembcorp Industries wishes to announce the retirement of Goh Geok Ling and Evert Henkes from its board of directors. Mr Goh and Mr Henkes retired from the board at the company’s annual general meeting today pursuant to Section 153 of the Companies Act, Cap. 50, and have decided not to submit themselves for re-appointment.

Both directors relinquished their respective appointments on Sembcorp’s board committees. For Mr Goh, this included his membership of the board’s Executive Committee, Executive Resource & Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee. For Mr Henkes, this included his chairmanship of the board’s Risk Committee and membership of the Audit Committee.

With the retirement of Mr Goh and Mr Henkes, the following changes will be made to the composition of the company’s board committees with effect from 22 April, 2015.

Board committeeChange(s) with effect from 22 April, 2015
Audit CommitteeAjaib Haridass will be appointed as a member
Executive Resource & Compensation CommitteeDr Teh Kok Peng will be appointed as a member
Risk CommitteeMr Haridass will be appointed as chairman and Tham Kui Seng will be appointed as a member
Nominating CommitteeBobby Chin will be appointed as a member

Further details may be found in separate announcements made by the company today.

The board and management of Sembcorp Industries would like to take this opportunity to record their heartfelt appreciation to Mr Goh and Mr Henkes. Mr Goh and Mr Henkes have been independent directors of Sembcorp Industries for close to 15 years and 11 years respectively. As two of the longest serving directors on the board, they have had a substantial impact on the board and the company. The company thanks them for their many years of dedicated service and their immense contributions to Sembcorp.

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For media and analysts’ queries, please contact:

Fock Siu Ling (Ms)
Assistant Vice President
Group Corporate Relations
DID: +65 6723 3011
Email: [email protected]

Aleve Co (Ms)
Senior Manager
Group Corporate Relations
DID: +65 6723 3178
Email: [email protected]


Sembcorp Industries is a leading energy, water and marine group operating across six continents worldwide. With facilities of over 8,000 megawatts of gross power capacity and over nine million cubic metres of water per day in operation and under development, Sembcorp is a trusted provider of essential energy and water solutions to both industrial and municipal customers. It is also a world leader in marine and offshore engineering as well as an established brand name in urban development.

The Group has total assets of over S$17 billion and employs over 8,000 employees. Listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange, it is a component stock of the Straits Times Index and several MSCI and FTSE indices.