Board of Directors
Independent Directors’ Professional Qualifications and Independence

The Company adopted the candidate nomination system for election of the independent directors and stipulated in the Articles of Incorporation of the Company. The nominated director candidates were evaluated by the qualified independent director criteria and resolved by BOD, and were elected by the shareholders. The independent directors elected by 2019 Annual General Meeting were Mr. Su Erh-Lang , Xin Chun-Hao and Kong Chi-Chuan. The qualification of each candidate is following:


Name\Criteria Meet One of the Following Professional Qualification Requirements, Together with at Least Five Years Work Experience Independence Criteria (Note 1) Number of Other Public Companies in Which the Individual is Concurrently Serving as an Independent Director
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 Specialist 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 Areas of Commerce, Law, Finance, or Accounting, or Otherwise Necessary for the Business of the Company 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Su, Erh-Lang X V V V V V V V V V V V V V V 2
Xin, Chun-Hao V X V V V V V V V V V V V V V 1
Kong, Chi-Chuan X X V V V V V V V V V V V V V X


Note 1: Please tick the corresponding boxes that apply to the directors during the two years prior to being elected or during the term of office.
(1) Not an employee of the Company or any of its affiliates.
(2) Not a director or supervisor of the Company or any of its affiliates (not applicable in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which an independent director can also be the independent director these companies mentioned above in accordance with the Act or local laws and regulations).
(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 amount of 1% or more of the total number of outstanding 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 any of the persons in the preceding three subparagraphs.
(5) Not a director, supervisor, or employee of a corporate shareholder who directly holds 5% or more of the total number of outstanding shares of the Company, or who holds shares ranking in the top five holdings or the Director, Supervisor or employee of the corporate shareholder who appoints the representative to act as the Director or Supervisor of the Company pursuant to Section 1 or Section 2, Article 27 of the Company Act (not applicable in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which an independent director can also be the independent director these companies mentioned above in accordance with the Act or local laws and regulations).
(6) Not a director, supervisor, or employee of another company who is not controlled by the same person as more than half of the director's seat or voting shares of the company (not applicable in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which an independent director can also be the independent director these companies mentioned above in accordance with the Act or local laws and regulations).
(7) The directors, supervisor or employee of another company or organization, who is not the same person with or the spouse of the Chairman, president, or person of equivalent positions of the Company. (not applicable in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which an independent director can also be the independent director these companies mentioned above in accordance with the Act or local laws and regulations).
(8) Directors, Supervisors, managers, or shareholders holding more than 5% of a specific company or organization with no financial or business dealings with the Company (not applicable in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which an independent director can also be the independent director of these companies mentioned above in accordance with the Act or local laws and regulations).
(9) Professionals or owners, partners, directors, supervisors of sole proprietorships, partnerships, business owners of companies or organizations or their spouses who do not provide audit service to the Company or its affiliate companies or who have received a cumulative amount of remuneration in the past two years not exceeding NT$500,000 for in business, legal, financial, accounting and other related services. However, this does not apply to members of the Salary and Compensation Committee, Public Acquisition Review Committee, or M&A Special Committee, who perform their duties in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act or M&A related laws and 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 been 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.