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Samling appoints Goh York Pooi as Chief Finance Officer

Goh will be responsible for the Group’s financial reporting, treasury, tax and financial planning and analysis.

Integrated forest resource and wood products company Samling Global Limited (“Samling”) on Monday announced the appointment of Mr Goh York Pooi as its Chief Finance Officer with effect from 22 September 2011.

Mr Goh joined the Group in 1993 and has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to his current appointment, Mr Goh was the Acting Chief Finance Officer of Samling. He is responsible for the Group’s financial reporting, treasury, tax and financial planning and analysis, according to a Samling report.

Mr. Goh received his Master of Finance degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr Yaw Chee Ming, Chief Executive Officer of Samling commented, “Over the years, Mr Goh has accumulated a wealth of strategic, operational and financial experience backed by a successful track record with the Group. His financial skill set and broad experience in the timber industry provides the Group with solid financial management strength to support our long term growth strategies.”

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