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Position Name Declaration
Director Lin Wan-hsing
Director Lin Chin-pao
Director Guo Ya-ping
Director Chen-Chueh Sheng-shin
Director Huang Xiang-lin
Director Xu Xing-hao
Director TLC Capital co., LTD
Independent Director Yu Shang-wu
Independent Director Tsai Song-chi
Independent Director Su Yan-syue
Independent Director Wang Chuan-fen

In accordance with the articles of the company, eleven directors are to be elected for the company with the number of directors that can execute authorities being discussed and determined by the Board of Directors. In addition, directors are to be elected from those with behavioral capacities at shareholders’ meetings for a service term of three years, and can serve for another term if they are reelected. The percentage of shares held by the company directors and supervisors is subject to the regulation of securities managing authorities.

A total 11 directors( including four independent directors) were elected by shareholders at shareholders' meeting on June 12, 2019.

Position Name of Elected Candidates Equity the candidate represents
Director Lin Wan-hsing 156,684,088
Director Lin Chin-pao 150,843,979
Director Guo Ya-ping 150,099,955
Director Chen-Chueh Sheng-shin 127,670,619
Director Huang Xiang-lin 127,430,117
Director Xu Xing-hao 124,378,445
Director TLC Capital Co.,LTD 119,672,389
Director Yu Shang-wu 149,696,178
Independent Director Su Yan-syue 149,624,469
Independent Director Wang Chuan-fen 149,557,921
Independent Director Tsai Song-chi 145,559,090

NameRequirement

Professional qualification and experience

Independence (two years before election and during tenure) Number of independent directors concurrently serving as other public offering companies
Peter Lin

(Director)

MBA, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. Served as the vice chairman of the Company (1989 – 1992), the vice president of the Company (1992 – 2019), and the chairman of the Council for Industrial & Commercial Development for the 15th term. He’ been devoted to the field of quartz crystal over 30 years. He leads industrial upgrade of the Company and our goal for becoming a globalized world-level major company to continue to expand the operation scale. He has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.Concurrently serves as the CEO of the Company. He’s the director who’s also a manager.
2.Concurrently serves as director of our affiliate (100% subsidiary).
3.Serves as our top ten individual shareholder.
4.Second degree related to Paul Lin, our director.
5.Serves as the chairman of the affiliate and other affiliates.
6.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
7.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None
Paul Lin

(Director)

MBA, West Texas A&M University. He was the founder and the first chairman of the Company. He’s been devoted to quartz crystal since he has been working. He enjoys a high reputation in the industry and he’s the pioneer of quartz crystal industry in Taiwan. He served as the chairman of the Company again in 2001. During his tenure, he helps the company become international, and connects the quartz crystal technology and market with major international brands. He’s dedicated to integration of quartz crystal industry in Taiwan and has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.Serves as an employed director (as a consultant).
2.Serves as our top ten individual shareholder.
3.Second degree related to Peter Lin, our director.
4.Serves as the director of the affiliate and other affiliates.
5.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
6.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None

Levi Chen

(Director)

MBA, Zhejiang University. Serves as the chairman of our numerous subsidiaries. He’s been working in the Company over 20 years. During his tenure, he served as the deputy CEO and vice president. He continuously builds his expertise in marketing and business development of electronic part. He has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.Concurrently serves as the deputy CEO of the Company. He’s the director who’s also a manager.
2.Concurrently serves as the chairman of our affiliate (100% subsidiary).
3.Serves as the chairman or director of the affiliate and the supervisor of other affiliates.
4.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
5.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None

Kevin Kuo

(Director)

MBA of Boston University. Serves as the president of the Company. He’s been working in the Company over 20 years. During his tenure, he served as the deputy CEO and executive vice president and vice president of management center, vice president of quality assurance center, and assistant vice president of marketing center of the Company, and the president of Taiwan Crystal Photonics Co., Ltd. He has an international perspective, and can judge global professional market competitive nature and lead development of professional team creatively. He is highly experienced in marketing, operations management and strategic planning. He has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.Concurrently serves as the vice president of the Company. He’s the director who’s also a manager.
2.Second degree related to Ya-Han Kuo, our vice president.
3.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
4.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None
Sean Huang

(Director)

Graduated with a Master of Business Management from the State University of New York. Currently the president of Ningbo Crystal Innovation Co., Ltd., our subsidiary. He’s been working in the Company for 20 years. During his tenure, he served as the assistant vice president and director of the company's marketing center, and mainly responsible for the market development in Greater China, and customer management. He is specialized in market strategy, brand marketing and customer service, with cross-industry experience and experience in product and business promotion, improving corporate competitiveness, and leading the project planning team. He has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.Concurrently serves as the assistant vice president of the Company. He’s the director who’s also a manager.
2.Concurrently serves as the representative of the juristic person director of our affiliate (100% subsidiary).
3.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
4.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None
Xing-Hao Xu

(Director)

Master’s degree in mechatronic and computer engineering, Colorado State University. He’s mainly specialized in studies of high frequency circuit. Served as the marketing director of K & H MFG. CO.,LTD. Serves as the director of Golden Biotechnology Corporation, the manager of R&D Department of K & H MFG. CO.,LTD., and the chairman of Kanghsuo Investment Co., Ltd. He’s specialized in lab teaching equipment in different fields and software and hardware sales and development of testing instrument. He has at least five years of work experience required for the business of the Company.

1.He was third degree related and directly blood related to Hsu Te Jun, our director in the 12th term two years before being elected.
2.None of the circumstances described in Article 30 of the Company Act applies.
3.No government agency or juristic person or the representative of the government agency or juristic person was elected, as described in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None

TLC Capital Co., Ltd

(Director)

 

This is the reinvestment company founded by United Microelectronics Corporation in 2005. It has a strong management team and professionals. It provides high added-value services of operations management associated with investee company. It’s a professional venture company. It concurrently serves as the director of simplo Co., Ltd. Based on its experience in corporate management, it can offer important advice for operations development of the Company.

1.It’s elected as the juristic person specified in Article 27 of the Company Act.

None
Yu Shang-Wu

(independent director)

PhD in finance in University of Birmingham. Served as the dean of College of Business Management, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, professor, chair professor and dean of students of Department of Information Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, chair professor and dean of College of Management and Language, Yuanpei University of Medical Technology, vice principal and dean of College of Management of Tungnan University, distinguished professor and dean of College of Informatics, Takming University of Science and Technology, director (legal representative) of First Bank, and public interest director of TWSE. Mr. Yu has been devoted to academic research for years, specialized in corporate financial management, investment management and financing decision-making. He’s qualified for the lecturer of the majors in business and finance, and the majors required for company business, of public and private college and universities. According to the company charter and the Corporate Governance Best Practice Principles, the directors are elected through nomination. When the members of the Board of Directors are nominated and elected, the Company has obtained the written statement, work experience, and certification for passing the qualification test of each director. The kinship chart provided has been verified to confirm that the candidate, the candidate’s spouse and the candidate’s third-degree relative are independent from the company. It is verified that four independent directors have met the requirements stipulated in the Regulations Governing Appointment of Independent Directors and Compliance Matters for Public Companies enacted and stipulated by the Financial Supervisory Commission, and Article 14-2 of the Securities and Exchange Act two years before election and during tenure. All independent directors have exercised relevant authority independently based on their rights to fully participate in decision-making and opinion expression authorized by Article 14-3 of Securities and Exchange Act. This has met the independence requirement. 2
Tsai Song-Chi

(independent director)

PhD in accounting in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and master’s degree in business management, National Chengchi University. Acquired CPA. Over 30 years of working experience. Served as the vice president of KPMG Taiwan Inc., the executive director and professional CSO of KPMG Advisory Services Co., Ltd., CPA of Department of Business of Taiwan Enterprises in China of KPMG Advisory Services Co., Ltd., and CPA for the project regarding overseas enterprise listed in Taiwan for KPMG Advisory Services Co., Ltd. He’s specialized in finance and accounting business between China and Taiwan, and offers professional advice on accounting affairs between China and Taiwan. None
Su Yan-Syue

(independent director)

Master’s degree in industrial management, Carnegie Mellon University. Served as the CIO and senior vice president of Pegatron Corporation (2004 to 2013), and the managing director of ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Currently served as the independent director of AUO Corporation, the eslite spectrum Corporation and Cowell e Holdings Inc. He’s specialized in corporate finance investment and industrial research analysis. He has work experiences required for business, finance and investment strategy. 3
Wang Chuan-Fen

(independent director)

Master’s degree in law, Columbia Law School. Became a lawyer and has over 20 years of work experience as a lawyer. Served in Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Yungyun Law Firm. Currently served as the partner of Chen & Lin Attorney at Law and being in charge of the fund of the law firm and merger group relevant groups. He’s specialized in securities trading regulation, company regulation, Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act, Fair Trade Act, e-commerce and cross-strait investment regulations and technological collaboration regulations, cross-border mergers acquisitions, corporate group restructuring, initial public offering and funding at home and abroad, foreign investment in Taiwan and foreign establishment of R&D and training center, application for government subsidy, establishment of joint venture, compliance to Fair Trade Act and applications related to the Fair Trade Act, and helping clients with various business trade, design, formulation and negotiation regarding the contract, and general company’s legal affairs consulting. His work experiences include professional legal service for domestic and overseas corporations in different industries.

None

The Company deliberately considers allocation of the Board of Directors and diversity standards. The election procedure of all directors is fair, open and just and complies with the rules in Company Charter, Director Election Procedure and Corporate Governance Best-Practice Principles. Based on industrial experience and expertise, the Company elected people with knowledge, technique and competence required for a director.

According to the Corporate Governance Best-Practice Principles, the composition of the board of directors shall be determined by taking diversity into consideration, and shall establish an appropriate policy on diversity based on the company's business operations, operating dynamics, and development needs be formulated and include, without being limited to, the following two general standards:

1. Basic requirements and values: gender, age, nationality, and culture etc.

2. Professional knowledge and skills: A professional background (e.g., law, accounting, industry, finance, marketing, technology), professional skills, and industry experience.

 

The specific management objective of diversity policy of the Company and its implementation status are as follows:

Management Objective Implementation Status
Rejuvenation of Board Members Achieved
At least two seats of female directors Achieved

 

Board members are equipped with diverse backgrounds in the industry, law, financial and finance, accounting, investment management and operation management, etc., and relevant professional fields are explained in the table below:

In the Company, there are three employed directors, 27% of all directors. 36% of the directors are independent directors. 18% of the directors are female directors. The seniority of the three independent directors is no more than nine years. Three of the directors are between 41 to 50 years old, three of them are between 51 to 60 years old, four of them are between 61 to 70 years old, and one of them is between 71 to 75 years old. Directors of the Company have different professional backgrounds. There’s one director with law and accounting background, respectively. Other members have lots of experiences and expertise in finance, business and management. They can offer professional advice for the Company from different perspectives.

Diversity Item

Name of Director

Basic Composition
Nationality Gender Concurrent Position as Employee of the Company Age Seniority of Independent Director
41 ~ 50 51 ~ 60 61 ~ 70 71 ~ 75 Less than 3 year 3 ~ 9 years More than 9 years
Peter Lin R.O.C. Male V     V        
Paul Lin R.O.C. Male

V

      V      
Levi Chen R.O.C. Male       V        
Kevin Guo R.O.C. Male V   V          
Sean Huang R.O.C. Male   V            
Xing-Hao Xu R.O.C. Male   V            
TLC Capital Co., Ltd. Representative: Chih-Chiang Peng R.O.C. Male

 

  V          
Shang-Wu Yu R.O.C. Male       V        V
Song-Chi Tsai R.O.C. Male       V     V  
Yan-Syue Su R.O.C. Female     V       V  
Chuan-Fen Wang R.O.C. Female   V         V  
 

Diversity Item

Name of Director

Industrial Experience
Electronic Technology Manufacturing Research and Development Technology Business Development Financial/Finance and Investment/Merger
Peter Lin V V V  
Paul Lin V V V  
Levi Chen V V V  
Kevin Guo V   V  
Sean Huang V   V  
Xing-Hao Xu V V    
TLC Capital Co., Ltd. Representative: Chih-Chiang Peng V   V V
Shang-Wu Yu     V V
Song-Chi Tsai     V V
Yan-Syue Su     V V
Chuan-Fen Wang     V V
 

Diversity Item

Name of Director

Professional Competence
Accounting and Financial Analysis Legal Information Technology Corporate Management
Peter Lin V     V
Paul Lin V     V
Levi Chen V   V V
Kevin Guo V     V
Sean Huang V     V
Xing-Hao Xu     V
TLC Capital Co., Ltd. Representative: Chih-Chiang Peng V   V V
Shang-Wu Yu V   V V
Song-Chi Tsai V     V
Yan-Syue Su V     V
Chuan-Fen Wang   V   V
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