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Election of Directors

According to the Article of Incorporation of the Company, the Company shall elect nine directors (including three independent directors), whose term of office shall be three years. The election of the Directors shall adopt the candidate nomination system provided in the Article 192-1 of the Company Act and the Article of Incorporation of the Company.

Directors Election Process in 2020

1. Nomination of Directors

(1) The Company announced on April 29, 2020 the place and nomination period (from April 17 to April 27, 2020) for accepting the roster of director candidates, the quota of directors to be elected, and other necessary matters. During the nomination period, any shareholder holding 1% or more of the outstanding shares issued by the Company may submit to the Company in writing a roster of director candidates.
(2) During the nomination period mentioned above, no shareholders submitted rosters of director candidates to the Company.
(3) The roster of nine director candidates (including three independent directors) was nominated by the Board of Directors on May 13. The professional knowledge and diverse background of all director candidates were in line with the Company's future development needs. The qualifications of three independent director candidates met the requirements of the “Regulations Governing Appointment of Independent Directors and Compliance Matters for Public Companies”.

2. Information of Directors Candidates

(1) Roster of Directors Candidates
Item Name Expertise Major Education and Experience Concurrent Positions
Director HUI Corporation
Representative:
Chang, Cheng-Yung
Business Management
Transportation Management
Education-
Bachelor of Business Administration Department, Chinese Culture University
Experience-
President, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Chairman, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Director Chang, Kuo-Hua Business Management
Transportation Management
Education-
Marine Engineering, China College of Marine Technology (Now called Taipei University of Marine Technology)
Experience-
Same as Concurrent Positions
Director, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Director, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.
Director, Evergreen International Corp., Evergreen Steel Corp.
Director Evergreen International S.A.
Representative:
Ko, Lee-Ching
Business Management
Transportation Management
Finance Accounting
Education-
National Keelung Girls' Senior High School
Experience-
Same as Concurrent Positions
Chairman, Evergreen International Corp.
Director, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd., EVA Airways Corp.
Director, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.
Director, Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp.
Director, Evergreen Steel Corp.
Director HUI Corporation
Representative:
Tai, Jiin-Chyuan
Business Management
Transportation Management
Law
Education-
Master of Maritime Law, National Taiwan Ocean University
Experience-
Same as Concurrent Positions
Director & President, Evergreen International Corp.
Director, EVA Airways Corp.
Director, Central Reinsurance Corp.
Director, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.
Director, Uni Airways Corp.
Director, Evergreen Sky Catering Corp.
Director Evergreen International S.A.
Representative:
Hsieh, Huey-Chuan
Business Management
Transportation Management
Education-
Bachelor of Transportation Engineering and Management, National Chiao Tung University
Experience-
Executive Vice President, Project Department of Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Vice Chairman, Italia Marittima S.p.A
Director & President, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Director Evergreen Steel Corp.
Representative:
Wu, Kuang-Hui
Business Management
Transportation Management
Finance Accounting
Education-
Master of Business Administration, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Experience-
Executive Vice President, Finance Department of Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Chief Executive Vice President, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Director, EVA Airways Corp.
Supervisor, Uni Airways Corp.
Independent Director Yu, Fang-Lai Business Management
Transportation Management
Government & Supervision
Education-
MBA of Institute of Management Science, National Chiao Tung University
Bachelor of Transportation & Communication Management Science, National Cheng Kung University
Experience-
Independent Director, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.
Director, China Aviation Development Foundation
Chairman, Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd.
Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation & Communications
Administrative Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation & Communications
Independent Director, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Independent Director Li, Chang-Chou Business Management
Finance Accounting
Education-
Master of Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Experience-
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Taiwan
Partner, CPA, Zhi Cheng CPA Firm
Independent Director, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Independent Director, Silicon Optronics, Inc.
Independent Director, Kuenling machinery refrigerating Co., LTD. (Taiwan)
Independent Director, Hotai Insurance Co., Ltd. (Non-public company)
Independent Director Chang, Chia-Chee Business Management
Law
Education-
Master degree:
School of Law of National Taiwan University
College of Medicine Institute of Molecular Medicine of National Taiwan University
Bachelor degree:
School of Medicine of National Taiwan University
College of Law of National Taiwan University
Business Administration of National Taiwan University
Attorney-in-Charge, Tai-Yang Life Science Business Law Office
Independent Director, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.

(2) Professional qualifications and independence status of Independent Director Candidates
Qualifications Meet One of the Following Qualification Requirements, Together with at Least Five Years Work Experience Independence Criteria Concurrently Serving as an Independent Director / Number of Other Public Companies
Name An Instructor or Higher Position in a Department of Commerce, Law, Finance, Accounting, or Other Academic Department Related to the Business Needs of the Company in a Public or Private Junior College, College or University A Judge, Public Prosecutor, Attorney, Certified Public Accountant, or Other Professional or Technical Specialists Who Has Passed a National Examination and Been Awarded a Certificate in a Profession Necessary for the Business of the Company Have Work Experience in the Area of Commerce, Law, Finance, or Otherwise Necessary for the Business of the Company 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Yu, Fang-Lai     v v v v v v v v v v v v v 0
Li, Chang-Chou   v v v v v v v v v v v v v v 3
Chang, Chia-Chee   v v v v v v v v v v v v v v 0

  1. Not an employee of the Company or any of its affiliated companies.
  2. Not a director or supervisor of the Company or any of its affiliates. The same does not apply, however, in cases where the person is an independent director appointed in accordance with the Act or the laws and regulations of the local country by, and concurrently serving as such at, the Company and its parent or subsidiary or a subsidiary of the same parent.
  3. Not a natural-person shareholder who holds shares, together with those held by the person's spouse, minor children, or held by the person under others' names, in an aggregate of 1% or more of the total number of issued shares of the Company or ranking in the top 10 in holdings.
  4. Not a spouse, relative within the second degree of kinship, or lineal relative within the third degree of kinship, of a managerial officer under subparagraph 1 or any of the persons in the preceding two subparagraphs.
  5. Not a director, supervisor, or employee of a corporate shareholder that directly holds 5% or more of the total number of issued shares of the Company, or that ranks among the top 5 in shareholdings, or that designates its representative to serve as a director or supervisor of the Company under Article 27, paragraph 1 or 2 of the Company Act. The same does not apply, however, in cases where the person is an independent director appointed in accordance with the Act or the laws and regulations of the local country by, and concurrently serving as such at, the Company and its parent or subsidiary or a subsidiary of the same parent.
  6. If a majority of the Company's director seats or voting shares and those of any other company are controlled by the same person: Not a director, supervisor, or employee of that other company. The same does not apply, however, in cases where the person is an independent director appointed in accordance with the Act or the laws and regulations of the local country by, and concurrently serving as such at, the Company and its parent or subsidiary or a subsidiary of the same parent.
  7. If the chairperson, general manager, or person holding an equivalent position of the Company and a person in any of those positions at another company or institution are the same person or are spouses: Not a director (or governor), supervisor, or employee of that other company or institution. The same does not apply, however, in cases where the person is an independent director appointed in accordance with the Act or the laws and regulations of the local country by, and concurrently serving as such at, the Company and its parent or subsidiary or a subsidiary of the same parent.
  8. Not a director, supervisor, officer, or shareholder holding 5% or more of the shares, of a specified company or institution that has a financial or business relationship with the Company. The same does not apply, however, in cases where a specified company or institution holds 20% or more and no more than 50% of the total number of issued shares of the Company and the person is an independent director appointed in accordance with the Act or the laws and regulations of the local country by, and concurrently serving as such at, the Company and its parent or subsidiary or a subsidiary of the same parent.
  9. Not a professional individual who, or an owner, partner, director, supervisor, or officer of a sole proprietorship, partnership, company, or institution that, provides auditing services to the company or any affiliate of the company, or that provides commercial, legal, financial, accounting or related services to the company or any affiliate of the company for which the provider in the past 2 years has received cumulative compensation exceeding NT$500,000, or a spouse thereof; provided, this restriction does not apply to a member of the remuneration committee, public tender offer review committee, or special committee for merger/consolidation and acquisition, who exercises powers pursuant to the Act or to the Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act or related laws or regulations.
  10. Not having a marital relationship, or a relative within the second degree of kinship to any other director of the Company.
  11. Not being a person of any conditions defined in Article 30 of the Company Act.
  12. Not a governmental, juridical person or its representative as defined in Article 27 of the Company Act.

3. Election Result

The Company’s Directors (including three independent directors) were elected at the 2020 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The newly elected directors were listed as below:
Item Name
Directors HUI Corporation
Representative: Chang, Cheng-Yung
Chang, Kuo-Hua
Evergreen International S.A.
Representative: Ko, Lee-Ching
HUI Corporation
Representative: Tai, Jiin-Chyuan
Evergreen International S.A.
Representative: Hsieh, Huey-Chuan
Evergreen Steel Corp.
Representative: Wu, Kuang-Hui
Independent Directors Yu, Fang-Lai
Li, Chang-Chou
Chang, Chia-Chee