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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 January 16, 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, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd., the shareholder of the company, nominated the roster of nine director candidates (including three independent directors) to the Company.
(3) The roster of nine director candidates (including three independent directors) was reviewed by the Board of Directors on May 11, 2020. The information of the candidates and the qualifications of three independent director candidates met the requirements of Company Act and 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 Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Representative:
Chen, Yih-Jong
Business Management
Transportation Management
(Education)
Bachelor of Navigation, Tamkang University
(Experience)
Executive vice president, Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp.
Chairman, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corporation
Chairman, Shun An Enterprise Corp.
Director HUI Corporation
Representative:
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.
Dicrector, Evergreen Steel Corp.
Director Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
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.
Director, EVA Airways Corp.
Director, Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.
Director, Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp.
Director, Evergreen Steel Corp.
Director Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Representative:
Chang, Cheng-Yung
Business Management
Transportation Management
(Education)
Bachelor of Business Administration Department of Chinese Culture University
(Experience)
President, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd.
Chairman, Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Vice chairman, Charng Yang Development Corp.
Director Evergreen International Corp.
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 HUI Corporation Representative:
Lin, Chao-Rong
Business Management
Transportation Management
(Education)
Department of Tourism Industry, Tamsui Institute of Business Administration (Now called Aletheia University)
(Experience)
Executive Vice President of Business Division, Evergreen International Corp.
Director & President, Evergreen International Storage &Transport Corp.
Independent Director Chang, Ching-Ho Business Management
Finance Accounting
(Education)
Master of Accounting, Washington State University
Bachelor of Accounting, National Cheng Kung University
(Experience)
Same as Concurrent Positions
CPA, Shin Shin Public Accounting Firm
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Economics, National Chi Nan University
Independent Director, Evergreen International Storage &Transport Corp.
Independent Director, Tang Eng Iron Works Co., Ltd.
Supervisor, United Biomedical, Inc. Asia, United BioPharma Inc.
Independent Director Szu, Wen-Chang Business Management
Finance Accounting
Strategic investment
(Education)
Master of Business Administration, National Cheng Chi University
Bachelor of Banking, National Cheng Chi University
(Experience)
Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Kaori Heat Treatment Co., Ltd.
Director and Executive Assistant to the Chairman, G-Shank Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Independent Director, Evergreen International Storage &Transport Corp.
Chief Strategy Officer, Catalyst Venture Capital Corp.
Independent Director Tseng, Yu-Chin Business Management
Transportation Management
Marketing and Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Law
(Education)
Doctor of Laws, Graduate Institute Political Science, National Taiwan Normal University
(Experience)
Vice President, S.F. Express Group Co., Ltd.
President of South East China, S.F. Express Group Co., Ltd.
Executive Vice President, Tianjin Datian Group
President of Eastern China, Tianjin Datian Group
General Manager, JvanAn International Co., Ltd.
Independent Director, Evergreen International Storage &Transport Corp.
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing and Logistics, China University of Technology

(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
Chang, Ching-Ho v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v 1
Szu, Wen-Chang v   v v v v v v v v v v v v v 0
Tseng, Yu-Chin 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 Resultn

The Company’s Directors was elected at the 2017 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The three newly elected independent directors are listed as below:
Item Name
Directors Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Representative: Chen, Yih-Jong
HUI Corporation
Representative: Chang, Kuo-Hua
Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Representative: Ko, Lee-Ching
Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd.
Representative: Chang, Cheng-Yung
Evergreen International Corp.
Representative: Tai, Jiin-Chyuan
HUI Corporation
Representative: Lin, Chao-Rong
Independent Directors Chang, Ching-Ho
Szu, Wen-Chang
Tseng, Yu-Chin