EGCO Group has defined qualifications of the Company’s independent director more strictly than the definition stated by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (“SET”) and the Capital Market Supervisory Board’s Notification regarding Application for and Approval of Offer for Sale of Newly Issued Shares. When comparing the qualifications of EGCO’s directors with the independent director’s definitions stated by EGCO, the SET and the standard of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”), the qualifications of independent directors will be varied and consists of independent directors who are qualified in accordance to the governance criteria.

Comparison of director’s independence qualifications following the governance criteria are listed as follows

Name of Director (As of December 31, 2021) EGCO Group’s Independent Director Definition Dow Jones Sustainability Indices’ Independent Director Definition SET’s Independent Director Definition
1. Mr. Kulit Sombatsiri - -
2. Mrs. Jaruwan Ruangswadipong
3. Dr. Pasu Loharjun
4. Prof. Dr. Anya Khanthavit
5. Mr. Paisan Mahapunnaporn
6. Mrs. Wannipa Bhakdibutr
7. Mr. Poomjai Attanun
8. Mr. Nutthavutthi Chamchang - -
9. Mr. Polsri Suvisisarsa - -
10. Prof. Dr. Pisut Painmanakul - -
11. Mr. Toshiro Kudama - -
12. Mr. Naoki Tsutsumi - -
13. Mr. Shunichi Tanaka - -
14. Mr. Makoto Nogami - -
15. Mr. Thepparat Theppitak - - -
Total Number of Independent Directors 6 14 6