We believe that board diversity can enhance corporate governance standard and decision-making capabilities, and it is an essential element in supporting the achievement of our strategic objectives and sustainable development. Therefore, the Company has issued the Board Diversity Policy (《董事会成员多元化政策》) to fully consider the diversity policy when identifying suitable candidates for Board members. In designing the Board's composition, we consider the Board diversity from a wide range of aspects, including but not limited to skills, knowledge, gender, age, cultural and educational background or professional experience and other factors. We hope that the diversified composition of the Board can provide different perspectives, insights and questions to enable the Board to perform its duties and responsibilities more effectively, support better decision making in view of the core businesses and strategies of the Group. We have also clearly defined the duties and authorities of the Chairman of the Board and the chief executive officer of the Company in relevant documents to strengthen the standardization and effectiveness of the Group’s corporate governance.
The composition of the Board is summarized as below: