The Nomination Committee consists of one executive director and two independent non-executive directors: Mr. Liu Guiqing (Chairman), Mr. Lv Tingjie and Mr. Wang Qi. The Nomination Committee is mainly responsible for making recommendations to the Board on the appointment or reappointment of directors and succession planning for directors, reviewing the structure, size and composition of the Board annually, identifying individuals suitably qualified to become Board members or senior management and selecting and nominate relevant individuals for directorships or senior officers, or making recommendations to the Board on the selection of individuals nominated for directorships or senior officers. The Nomination Committee will review the Board Diversity Policy annually to ensure its effectiveness, and the details of the board diversity policy has been set out under “Composition of the Board and Diversity Policy” in the Corporate Governance Report of 2022 annual report.
In 2022, the Nomination Committee held one meeting and passed one written resolution, and mainly reviewed the resolution regarding the re-election of the Board, reviewing the structure and composition of the Board, and the amendments of the Charter of the Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee considered that the candidates of the sixth session of the Board possess extensive experience in multiple areas, including telecommunications industry, technology, finance and accounting, management and legal, etc. Their expertise and knowledge in different areas are strongly complementary to each other and are conducive to the scientific decision making of the Board. At the same time, they also have diverse characteristics in terms of gender, age, cultural and educational background, and length of services, which was in alignment with the Board’s diversity policy, so Nomination Committee recommended nominating these candidates to serve as directors.