Sharanya Pillai (Apr 20): The current board of Datapulse Technology successfully dodged an attempt to be ousted on Friday, clearing the way for the company’s controversial diversification plans into the haircare business.

At a raucous extraordinary general meeting of nearly 200 shareholders, shareholders voted against resolutions to oust CEO and executive director Wilson Teng, chairman Low Beng Tin, and independent directors Rainer Teo and Thomas Ng.

They also voted against resolutions to appoint the slate of directors proposed by the dissenting faction, namely Ng Bie Tjin @ Djuniarti Intan as non-independent director and Koh Wee Seng, Ng Boon Yew and Loo Cheng Guan as independent directors.

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