PROPOSED APPOINTMENT OF SUPERVISORSource: RNS
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AIR CHINA LIMITED
(a joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 00753)
PROPOSED APPOINTMENT OF SUPERVISOR
On 13 January 2023, the supervisory committee (the "Supervisory Committee") of Air China Limited (the "Company") resolved to propose to appoint Mr. Xiao Jian ("Mr. Xiao") as shareholder representative supervisor of the sixth session of the Supervisory Committee. This proposed appointment is subject to the approval by shareholders at the general meeting of the Company.
Mr. Xiao Jian, aged 59, graduated from the Graduate School of the Party School of the Central Committee of Communist Party of China majoring in economics and holds a postgraduate diploma. Mr. Xiao started his career in the civil aviation industry in 1983. Mr. Xiao served as the director of the president's office of the Company from December 2009 to April 2011, and the general manager of the human resources department of China National Aviation Holding Corporation Limited from April 2011 to March 2016. He has been serving as a director and a member of the Communist Party Committee of China National Aviation Corporation (Group) Limited since March 2016. From March 2016 to October 2022, he was the secretary of the Communist Party Committee, vice president and secretary of the Committee for Discipline Inspection of China National Aviation Corporation (Group) Limited. In October 2022, he was appointed as the president of China National Aviation Corporation (Group) Limited.
Save as disclosed above and as at the date of this announcement, Mr. Xiao does not have any relationship with any directors, senior management, substantial shareholder(s) or controlling shareholder(s) of the Company or hold any other positions in the Company or any of its subsidiaries, or any directorships in other listed companies in the last three years.
As at the date of this announcement, Mr. Xiao does not have any interest in the shares of the Company within the meaning of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong).
Upon approval of Mr. Xiao's appointment at a general meeting of the Company, Mr. Xiao will enter into a service contract with the Company for a term commencing on the date of approval by the shareholders of his appointment and ending on the expiry of the term of the sixth session of the Supervisory Committee. Mr. Xiao will not receive any remuneration for his serving as supervisor of the Company.
Save as disclosed above, the Supervisory Committee is not aware of any other matters in relation to the proposed appointment of Mr. Xiao as shareholder representative supervisor of the Company that need to be brought to the attention of the shareholders of the Company nor any information that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 13.51(2) of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
An extraordinary general meeting of the Company (the "EGM") will be held on 10 February 2023 to seek the approval of shareholders for the above matters in relation to the proposed appointment of supervisor.
The H share register of members of the Company will be closed from Friday, 3 February 2023 to Friday, 10 February 2023 (both days inclusive), during which time no transfer of H shares will be effected and registered. In order to qualify for attendance and voting at the EGM, holders of H shares shall lodge all instruments of transfer with the Company's H share registrar in Hong Kong, Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited, at Shops 1712- 1716, 17/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, 2 February 2023.
H Shareholders whose names appear on the H shares register of members of the Company on Friday, 3 February 2023 are entitled to attend and vote at the EGM.
A notice of the EGM containing, among others, detailed information of the above-mentioned matters will be despatched to the shareholders in due course.
By Order of the Board
Air China Limited
Huang Bin Huen Ho Yin
Joint Company Secretaries
Beijing, the PRC, 13 January 2023
As at the date of this announcement, the directors of the Company are Mr. Ma Chongxian, Mr. Feng Gang, Mr. Patrick Healy, Mr. Li Fushen*, Mr. He Yun*, Mr. Xu Junxin* and Ms. Winnie Tam Wan-chi*.
* Independent non-executive director of the Company