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Announcement of Appointment of Executive Officer of equivalent rank to the above (Please specify by clicking on the "Unlisted Value" Button)



Date of Appointment * 01-07-2006
Name * MICHAEL RAMON AYLING
Age * 39
Country of principal residence * Thailand
Whether appointment is executive, and if so, area of responsibility * This is an executive appointment in Laguna Phuket. Mr Michael Ramon Ayling will be responsible for general management of Laguna Phuket, an integrated resort complex consisting of five resorts and hotels located in Phuket Thailand.
Job Title Managing Director of Laguna Phuket
Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years * Mr Ayling joined the Group in September 2000 as Assistant Vice President - Finance of Laguna Resorts & Hotels Public Company Limited ("LRH"), a subsidiary of Banyan Tree Holdings Limited. He was the Deputy Managing Director of Laguna Phuket and Vice President of Finance, before assuming the role of Managing Director of Laguna Phuket effective 1 July 2006. Prior to joining LRH in 2000, Mr Ayling was a Senior Audit Manager with KPMG Sydney from 1998 to 2000, and KPMG Port Moresby from 1992 to 1998 where he was responsible for the day-to-day running of the audit division and managing client audits.
Interest * in the listed issuer and its subsidiaries * Mr Ayling holds 280,000 ordinary shares of Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (at the Company's Initial Public Offering).
Family relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder of the listed issuer or of any of its principal subsidiaries * Nil
Conflict of interest * Nil
Other Directorship
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Past (for the last five years) NIL
Present Past (for the last five years)
Information required under Rule 704(7)(h)
Disclose the following matters concerning a director, chief executive officer, general manager or other executive officer of equivalent rank. If the answer to any questions is "yes", full details must be given.
(a) * Whether at any time during the last 10 years, a petition under any bankruptcy laws of any jurisdiction was filed against him or against a partnership of which he was a partner? No
(b) * Whether at any time during the last 10 years a petition under any law of any jurisdiction was filed against a corporation of which he was a director or key executive for the winding up of that corporation on the ground of insolvency? No
(c) * Whether there is any unsatisfied judgement against him? No
(d) * Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere, involving fraud or dishonesty which is punishable with imprisonment for 3 months or more, or has been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings which he is aware of) for such purpose? No
(e) * Whether he has ever been convicted of any offence, in Singapore or elsewhere involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or been the subject of any criminal proceedings (including any pending criminal proceedings which he is aware of) for such breach? No
(f) * Whether at any time during the last 10 years, judgement has been entered against him in any civil proceedings in Singapore or elsewhere involving a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futures industry in Singapore or elsewhere, or a finding of fraud, misinterpretation or dishonesty on his part, or he has been the subject of any civil proceedings (including any pending civil proceedings which he is aware of involving an allegation of fraud, misinterpretation or dishonesty on his part)? No
(g) * Whether he has ever been convicted in Singapore or elsewhere of any offence in connection with the formation or management of any corporation? No
(h) * Whether he has ever been disqualified from acting as a director of any corporation, or from taking part directly or indirectly in the management of any corporation? No
(i) * Whether he has ever been the subject of any order, judgement or ruling of any court, tribunal or governmental body, permanently or temporarily enjoining him from engaging in any type of business practice or activity? No
(j) * Whether he has ever, to his knowledge, been concerned with the management or conduct, in Singapore or elsewhere, of the affairs of :-

(i) any corporation which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement governing corporations in Singapore or elsewhere; or

(ii) any corporation or partnership which has been investigated for a breach of any law or regulatory requirement that relates to the securities or futurues industry in Singapore or elsewhere,

in connection with any matter occurring or arising during the period when he was so concerned with the corporation or partnership?
No
Footnotes Please see attachment for Mr Ayling's present directorships.


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