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Independent Director Contact

SE-EDUCATION PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
1858/87-90 Interlink Tower, Floor 19th Debaratna Road, Bangna Tai, Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand. Zip code 10260
Telephone +66 2826 8690
Fax +66 2826 8699
e-mail: id@se-ed.com

 

Mr. Kasemsant Weerakun
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Authorized Signing Director
Independent Director
First Appointment : November 9, 2018
Last Appointment : April 21, 2021
Director Positions in Listed Company total 1 company

Mr. Pravit  Tantiwasinchai
Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Independent Director
First Appointment : April 22, 1999
Last Appointment : April 21, 2021
Director Positions in Listed Company total 1 company

Mr. Kachen Benjakul
Director
Chairman of Recruitment & Remuneration Committee
Audit Committee
Independent Director
First Appointment : June 28, 2005
Last Appointment : July 30, 2020
Director Positions in Listed Company total 1 company

Asst.Prof. Tippawan Pinvanichkul, Ph.D.
Director  
Audit Committee
Independent Director
First Appointment : August 16, 2019
Last Appointment : April 21, 2021
Director Positions in Listed Company total 3 companies

The Company has 4 Independent Director which are accounted for 40% of all Directors

        The Board of Directors has not determined the term of Directors and Independent Directors, since the Company’s Board of Directors believes that the expertise in the book business and other matters concerned does not depend on the number of terms in the position, but the director should have the ability and time to dedicate for the Company to their best ability in coming up with strategy, creative vision, and offering consultations to business operations. The decision to select individuals for the positions in the Board of Directors is totally the shareholders’ right.

Defining of Independent Director

         The Board of Directors has reviewed the definition of “independent Director” which is stricter than the minimum criteria of the Independent Director’s definition promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and The Stock Exchange of Thailand, as follows:

  • Holds shares not exceeding 0.5% of the total shares with voting right of the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, and controlling parties of the applicant, provided that the shares held by the related parties of such independent director shall be included.
  • Is not or has never been an executive director, employee, staff, advisor who receives salary, nor controlling parties of the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, same-level subsidiaries, major shareholders, or controlling parties of the applicant unless the foregoing status ended at least 2 years.
  • Is not the person who has relationship by means of descent or legal registration under the status of father, mother, spouse, brothers and sisters, and children. The prohibitive persons also include spouses of daughters and sons of management, major shareholders, controlling party or the person who is in the process of nomination to be the management or controlling party of the applicant or its subsidiary.
  • Have no or never had business relationship with the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, or controlling parties of the applicant in respect of holding the power which may cause the obstacle of the independent decision, including not being or never been the significant shareholder, or controlling parties of any person having business relationship with the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, or controlling parties of the applicant unless the foregoing status ended at least 2 years.
  • Is not or has never been the auditor of the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, or controlling parties of applicant, and is not the significant shareholder, controlling parties, or partner of the auditing firm which employs such auditor of the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, or controlling parties of the applicant unless the foregoing status ended at least 2 years.
  • Is not or has never been the professional service provider, including but not limited to legal service or financial advisor with received the service fee more than THB 2 million per year from the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, major shareholders, or controlling parties, and is not the significant shareholder, controlling parties, or partner of the above mentioned service firms unless the foregoing status ended at least 2 years.
  • Is not the director who is nominated to be the representative of directors of the applicant, major shareholders, or any other shareholder related to the major shareholders.
  • Does not operate a similar business which can significantly compete with the Company and its subsidiary’s businesses. Does not have a significant amount of shares of a partnership or take a position of a director with an active managing responsibility. Is not an employee or a consultant who receives regular salaries or holds more than one percent of the voting stocks of other companies who operate a similar business and can significantly compete with the Company and its subsidiary’s businesses.
  • Is not any otherwise which is unable to have the independent opinion regarding the business operation of the applicant.
  • After being appointed as the independent director in accordance with the conditions under the article (1) – (9), such independent director may be assigned by the board of directors to make decisions in respect to business operation of the applicant, its parent company, subsidiaries, associates, same-level subsidiaries, major shareholders, or controlling parties of applicant.