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The Articles of Incorporation of the Company had been amended to create the office of independent directors. The independent directors shall be no less than 2 in number and no less than one-fifth of the total number of directors. The independent directors shall be elected by way of nomination at the Shareholders’ Meeting from the list of candidates. This amendment of the Articles of Incorporation was approved at 2010 Shareholders’ Meeting.

The Board of Directors approved in an ordinary meeting on March 31, 2011 to elect 3 independent directors. And the Company announced on the same day in a public notice matters in connection with acceptance of the nomination of director candidates. At the Board meeting on April 22, 2011, the Board of Directors reviewed the qualifications of the candidates of independent directors and three independent directors were elected at the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting on May 20, 2011. Ms. Cheng Chi and Mr. Ji-Ren Lee assumed their office.

Furthermore, the Board of Directors approved on December 23, 2011 to elect 1 independent director to fill the vacancy. And the Company announced on the same day in a public notice matters in connection with acceptance of the nomination of director candidates. At the Board meeting on February 10, 2012, the Board of Directors reviewed the qualifications of the candidates of independent directors and one independent director- Mr. Wen-Chin Wu was elected at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on March 27, 2012. All three independent directors are in place.

Wowprime's 8th Board of Directors was elected at 2014 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Ms. Cheng Chi、Mr. Ji-Ren Lee and Mr. Wen-Chin Wu were re-elected for independent directors.

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Criteria
Meet One of the Following Professional Qualification Requirements, Together with at Least Five Years Work Experience Independence Criteria(Note) 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
Cheng Chi     X
Yi-Chia Chiu   1
Wen-Chin Wu     1
Note: Please tick the corresponding boxes if directors have been any of the following 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. The same does not apply, however, in cases where the person is an independent director of the Company, its parent company, or any subsidiary in which the Company holds, directly or indirectly, more than 50% of the voting shares.
  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 that directly holds 5% or more of the total number of outstanding shares of the Company or that holds shares ranking in the top five in holdings.
  6. Not a director, supervisor, officer, or shareholder holding 5% or more of the share, of a specified company or institution that has a financial or business relationship with the Company.
  7. Not a professional individual who, or an owner, partner, director, supervisor, or officer of a sole proprietorship, partnership, company, or institution that, provides commercial, legal, financial, accounting services or consultation to the Company or to any affiliate of the Company, or a spouse thereof, provided that this restriction does not apply to any member of the compensation committee who exercises powers pursuant to Article 7 of the “Regulations Governing the Establishment and Exercise of Powers of Compensation Committees of Companies whose Stock is Listed on the TWSE or Traded on the GTSM”;
  8. Not having a marital relationship, or a relative within the second degree of kinship to any other director of the Company.
  9. Not been a person of any conditions defined in Article 30 of the Company Act.
  10. Not a governmental, juridical person or its representative as defined in Article 27 of the Company Act.