Datapulse board keeps seats despite fiery EGM

Ms Ng Siew Hong emerged as Datapulse's controlling shareholder last November. That was quickly followed by a board revamp and a $3.4 million contentious buyout of haircare product maker Wayco.
Ms Ng Siew Hong emerged as Datapulse's controlling shareholder last November. That was quickly followed by a board revamp and a $3.4 million contentious buyout of haircare product maker Wayco.ST FILE PHOTO
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin and Mr Ng Boon Yew were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand three other directors, but was unsuccessful.
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin (above) and Mr Ng Boon Yew were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand three other directors, but was unsuccessful.ST FILE PHOTO
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin and Mr Ng Boon Yew (above) were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand three other directors, but was unsuccessful.
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin and Mr Ng Boon Yew (above) were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand three other directors, but was unsuccessful.ST FILE PHOTO
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin and Mr Ng Boon Yew were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand (above) three other directors, but was unsuccessful.
Datapulse investor Ng Bie Tjin and Mr Ng Boon Yew were proposed as directors at the meeting. Ms Ng wanted to oust chief executive Wilson Tengand (above) three other directors, but was unsuccessful.ST FILE PHOTO

Incumbents also win votes to go ahead with contentious diversification agenda

Datapulse Technology's board endured a three-hour-long hammering at yesterday's special meeting but when it came to the sharp end of proceedings, the incumbents managed to keep their seats.

Alongside that, the board also got the green light by getting the votes to push ahead with its contentious diversification agenda.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'Datapulse board keeps seats despite fiery EGM'. Print Edition | Subscribe