BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
a) The Board of Directors of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. consists of the following eight members:
The curricula vitae of the individual Board members can be viewed as of page 30 and on the company website.
b) All the members of the Board of Directors are non-executive independent directors.
c) None of the present Board members sat on the Group Executive Board of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. or on the executive board of any group subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. within the last three years. Similarly, none of the present Board members maintains material business relationships with Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. or with any group subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd.
OTHER ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS
Details of other activities and functions of the members of the Board of Directors are available on the company website.
ELECTION AND TERM OF OFFICE
Each individual member of the Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. Board of Directors is elected separately by the General Meeting of Shareholders. As specified in the Articles of Incorporation, the Board of Directors consists of a minimum of five and a maximum of nine members. These members are each elected for a term of office that shall not exceed three years, with each year extending from one Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to the next. The Board of Directors is self-constituting. The Board appoints its Chairman, one Deputy Chairmen and a Secretary, the last of whom need not be a Board member.
The organisational regulations and company bylaws also stipulate that members of the Board of Directors will automatically retire from the Board on the date of the General Meeting of Shareholders following their 70th birthday.
For information on the initial election and remaining period of office of each member of the present Board of Directors, please see the table under 02_04_03_01 above.