The Board of Directors of BreadTalk Group Limited ("the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Goh Tong Pak as Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 1 January 2008. Mr. Goh will oversee the Group's entire operations including China, Singapore and the region. He will also strategise on systems and talent development within the Group.
Mr. Goh brings with him over 30 years of professional & educational management experience and he has held various senior positions with the Ministry of Education. Prior to joining BreadTalk, he was the Deputy Director for the Schools Appraisal Branch of which he was responsible for the system monitoring, evaluation & improvements of more than three hundred schools in Singapore. He is also a Part-time Lecturer for the Master Degree in Educational Administration at the National Institute of Education Singapore. His background and experience will be valuable to BreadTalk in enhancing our business operation system and in the attraction and development of talents as we are expanding and growing global.
Mr. Goh holds an Honours Degree in Arts from the Nanyang University Singapore and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education Singapore.
The particulars of Mr. Goh pursuant to Rule 704(7) of the Listing Manual is announced separately.
By Order of the Board
Tan Cher Liang
24 December 2007