Terms of Reference of Nomination Committee

Corporate GovernanceTerms of Reference of Nomination Committee

Corporate Governance

Terms of Reference of Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors and shall consist of not less than 2 members who are Independent Non-Executive Directors.

In the event of any vacancy in the Nomination Committee resulting in the non-compliance of the above, the Company must fill the vacancy within 3 months.

The Chairman shall be an Independent Director elected by the Nomination Committee from among their members.

In the absence of the Chairman of the Nomination Committee in a Meeting, the members present shall elect one of their numbers to be Chairman of the Meeting.

The Nomination Committee shall meet at least once a year, with due notice of issues to be discussed and shall record its conclusion in discharging its duties and responsibilities. The quorum shall be 2 members.

The Nomination Committee may invite any member of the Board, key executives and employees to any meeting of the Nomination Committee.

A resolution in writing signed or approved by all Nomination Committee members shall be effective for all purposes as a resolution passed at a meeting of the Nomination Committee duly convened, held and constituted. Any such resolution may be contained in a single document or may consist of several documents all in the like form signed by one or more members. Any such document may be accepted as sufficiently signed by a Nomination Committee member if transmitted to the Company by any technology purporting to include a signature and/ or electronic or digital.

The functions of the Nomination Committee on nomination matters are:

  • Consider and recommend to the Board, candidates for directorship, proposed by the Group Managing Director or any director or shareholder, or outsourced independent service providers, taking into consideration the candidates’ skills, knowledge, experience, age, cultural background and gender;
  • Prior to any appointment by the Board, assess the balance of the mix of skills, experience and diversity of the Board;
  • In identifying suitable candidates, the Nomination Committee may use the services of external advisors to facilitate the search;
  •   Assess the effectiveness of the Board as a whole and the Committees of the Board and the mix of skills, experience and competencies of each individual Director;
  • Ensure that all Directors undergo appropriate induction programs and receive appropriate training;
  • Assist the Board in the review of the independence of the Independent Non-Executive Director; and
  • Recommend to the Board, candidates for re-election of Directors and retiring Directors who are willing to be re-elected under the annual re-election provisions or retirement.