Procedures for shareholders to propose a person for election as a director
Subject to applicable laws, rules and regulations, including the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (‘‘Listing Rules’’) and the articles of association of the Company as amended from time to time, if any shareholder(s) of the Company intends to propose a person other than a director of the Company for election as a director of the Company at any general meeting, the following procedures shall apply:
- a notice signed by a shareholder (other than the person to be proposed) duly qualified to attend and vote at the meeting for which such notice is given of his intention to propose such person for election and also a notice signed by the person to be proposed of his willingness to be elected shall have been lodged at the head office or at the Hong Kong Branch Share Registrar of the Company
- the minimum length of the period during which such notice(s) are given shall be at least seven (7) days after the day of dispatch of the notice of the meeting (or such other period, being a period of not less than seven (7) days, commencing no earlier than the day after the dispatch of the notice of the general meeting appointed for such election and ending no later than seven (7) days prior to the date of such general meeting, as may be determined by the Board of Directors of the Company from time to time; and
- in order for the Company to inform shareholders of the Company of that proposal, such notice(s) for the nomination of a director must state the full name of the person nominated for election as a director and include the person’s biographical details as required by the Listing Rules.