Sembcorp changes its board committees after retirement of Goh Geok Ling and Evert Henkes

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Sembcorp changes its board committees after retirement of Goh Geok Ling and Evert Henkes

Sembcorp Industries has announced 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 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.

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.

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.

  • Ajaib Haridass will be appointed as a member of the Audit Committee
  • Dr Teh Kok Peng will be appointed as a member of the Executive Resource & Compensation Committee
  • Mr Haridass will be appointed as chairman and Tham Kui Seng will be appointed as a member of the Risk Committee
  • Bobby Chin will be appointed as a member of the Nominating Committee

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