Wutthiphum Jurangkool, Ph.D.
Recruitment & Remuneration Committee
Non – Executive Director
First Appointment : February 26, 2015
Last Appointment : April 25, 2019
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The Board of Directors is responsible for the financial statements of the Company and financial information, appeared in the annual report. The financial statements are prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles in Thailand, using the accounting policy that is suitable as practice regularly and with careful discretion together with the best projections in the preparations, including disclosure of important data adequately in the added notice section supplementing the financial statements.
The Board has provided and maintained all necessary requirement of the internal audit with effectiveness, to ascertain with rationality that the accounting records are correct, complete and sufficient to maintain the assets and to learn of any weakness so that any significant irregularity can be prevented.
The Board of Directors of SE-EDUCATION Public Co., Ltd has appointed the Audit Committee consisting of non-management Directors to supervise the quality of the financial report and internal control, as well as the opinions of the Audit Committee regarding this issue. Comments concerning this matter appear in the report of the Audit Committee, already shown in the annual report.
The Board of Directors considers overall internal control of SE-EDUCATION Public Co., Ltd. to be satisfactory, and is trustworthy for the reliability of the financial statement of SE-EDUCATION Public Co., Ltd. as on December 31, 2020.
Non – executive Director : total 9 persons form 10 persons : 90%
Independent Director : total 4 persons from 10 persons : 40%
The Board of Directors has duties to make decisions and supervise the operation of the Company as follows:
1. To determine the vision, mission, and strategy of the Company that includes the objective and financial target to support the stability, balance and sustainable benefit for all elements concerned. This also includes the continuous value adding to the shareholder.
2. To practice according to the laws, stipulations, and regulations associated with business activity and also shareholders’ resolution, so that the Company’s business interest will be maintained as to not result in conflict of interest which may affect the interested groups.
3. To determine the management guideline and overall risk management, as effective risk management procedure may be realized.
4. To assign the task of reports on financial status and ensure the openness, clarity, transparency, and reliability of such reports in accordance with the rules related to each department.
5. To supervise on the suitable communication channels between the Company and the shareholders and also the interested groups.
6. To ensure the availability of the suitable system or mechanism of executives’ remunerations, creating a proper work incentive.
7. To approve budgets for the financial activity such as budgets for stock investments and loans, that will not result in the conflicts of interest toward any Committee member.
With exception, the following matters are required for the Committees to have approval from the shareholders’ meeting prior to undertaking the plan.
1. Issues prescribed by law have to be approved for the resolution of general shareholders.
2. Issue of related–party transactions with the value of items needed to be approved from the resolution of general shareholders according to the regulation or promulgation of the Stock Exchange of Thailand about related–party transaction of listed companies.
3. Issue of buying or selling significant assets with the value needed to be approved from the resolution of general shareholders according to the regulation or promulgation of the Stock Exchange of Thailand about acquisition and disposal of assets of listed companies.
There was a review of duties of the Board of Directors in order to harmonize with the Good Corporate Governance Policy.
Moreover, the Company realized the importance of good supervision, as the result, 8 out of 10 Directors (80%) completed the Director Accreditation Program (DAP), Director Certification Program (DCP), Finance for Director (FFD), Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP) and Company Reporting Program (CRP) organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association.
According to the Company’s rules and regulations, the Company needs a minimum of 5 members in the Board of Directors, no less than three fourth of the members must have Thai citizenship, and no less than half of the members have a residence in the Kingdom of Thailand. The selection process must be based on both consideration of the director pool and on the board skill matrix, which set up to encourage diversity in not only sexes, but also knowledge, ability, experience, leadership and vision in the Company. Furthermore, any crucial skills that the existing Board of Directors misses will be considered in selecting. The qualifications of the Board of Directors must be in line with the Company’s business strategies while the selection process must be transparent.
Method of Recruiting Individual to be nominated as Director is as follows:
1. The Recruitment & Remuneration Committee determine the structure, size and constituents of the Board of Directors, and stipulate the quality of Directors to be replaced in terms of overall knowledge, experience, and expertise in compliance with the element and quality stated in the related laws/regulations.
2. The Recruitment & Remuneration Committee determine the method of nominating qualified candidates, including the procedure of nominating the qualified candidates in advanced from the minor shareholders. Shareholders can submit the name of a qualified candidate in advance, at least 3 months prior to the last date of the fiscal year. Shareholders will receive information from Stock Exchange of Thailand, the investor relation website of the company, and other investors’ websites on which a nomination form will be available.
3. The Recruitment and Remuneration Committees begin the search and consider the name of suitable candidates for Directors.
4. The Recruitment & Remuneration Committee select the best candidate to be Directors and the recruitment result and nominate the name of the person who is judged as the best candidate to be the Company’s Director, together with the reasons and propose to the Board of Directors through the Company’s secretary.
5. The Board of Directors considers the selection of suitable candidates who possess the right quality as proposed by the Recruitment and Remuneration Committee and present the candidate in the shareholder’s meeting for consideration.
As for the Directors’ vote, the shareholder’s meeting will elect Directors, whereby each shareholder has an equal voting right of 1 share per vote. The recruitment of each director must receive more than half of the number of votes from the present shareholders with the rights to vote.
In voting for the Directors, the vote to elect a Director must be voted one Director at a time.
Persons who receive the maximum number of votes that are ranged according to the order of each candidates’ score received from the vote will be elected as Directors, with the number of Directors equal to the number of Directors needed at the time of election. If too many candidates receive equal votes, they will draw for the raffle ticket to determine final selection.
At general annual meetings, one–third of Directors will be retired. If the number of Directors cannot be divided into three equal parts, the number of retirements may be calculated to the nearest one–third.
Directors are not allowed to operate in any other business, or to become partners or shareholders in another company that operates in the same business and compete with the Company, unless they have informed in the shareholders’ meeting prior to the appointment.
Directors must inform the Company immediately if he or she benefits from the contract signed with the Company, or from their decrement and increment of bonds and shares of the Company and affiliates companies.
The signatures of 2 out of 3 Directors, who have been appointed and approved at the meeting of Board of Directors, together with the stamp of the Company’s seal of approval, are thus resulted in a legal binding for the Company. The Board of Directors can identify the name of Director who will have the signing authority together with stamp of Company’s seal of approval for any Company’s legal binding documents.