(Functions of the Committee)
With authorization from the board of directors (below, "the board"), the Committee shall exercise the due care of a good administrator to faithfully perform the following duties and shall submit its proposals to the board for discussion:
If a member of the Committee has a stake in performing the duties in the preceding paragraph, he/she shall state the important aspects of its stake in the meeting of the Committee concerned, and where there is a likelihood that the interests of this Company would be prejudiced, he/she may not participate in discussion or voting, shall recuse himself/herself from any such discussion and voting, and may not exercise voting rights as proxy on behalf of another member of the Committee.
- Laying down the standards of independence and a diversified background covering the expertise, skills, experience, gender, etc. of members of the board, supervisors and senior executives, and finding, reviewing, and nominating candidates for directors, supervisors, and senior executives based on such standards.
- Establishing and developing the organizational structure of the board and each committee, and evaluating the performance of the board, each committee, and each director and senior executive and the independence of the independent directors.
- Establishing and reviewing on a regular basis programs for director continuing education and the succession plans of directors and senior executives.
- Establishing corporate governance guidelines of the Company.
To decline to adopt a recommendation of the Committee, the board of directors shall require the agreement of a majority of the directors in attendance at a meeting attended by two-thirds or more of all of the directors. In such event, the Company shall specify the details and cause of the discrepancy in the board meeting minutes, and within two days counting inclusively from the date of the board meeting resolution, shall furthermore carry out public announcement and reporting on the Market Observation Post System.