Remuneration of Directors and senior management
(i) Remuneration policy of Executive Directors and senior management
The Group’s remuneration policy seeks to provide a fair market remuneration so as to attract, retain and motivate high quality staff. The Group will set levels of remuneration to ensure comparability and competitiveness with companies competing within a similar talent pool.
(ii) Fees paid to Non-Executive Directors
The former Chairman was appointed as the Honorary Chairman and, being an Independent NonExecutive Director, entitles to an annual fee of HK$430,000. Each of the other Non-Executive Directors of the Company entitles to an annual fee of HK$200,000. In determining such fee, the Board has taken into account the current market conditions. The Board is authorized to fix the remuneration of the Directors by the shareholders in annual general meetings.
(iii) Remuneration Committee
A Remuneration Committee was established by the Company with clear terms of reference and is responsible for making recommendations to the Board on the Company’s policy and structure for all Directors’ and senior management’s remuneration and on the Company’s establishment of a formal and transparent procedure for developing remuneration policy.
The Remuneration Committee comprises three Independent Non-Executive Directors, Mr. Abraham Shek, Mr. Andrew Fan and Dr. Eddy Li. The committee met once during the year to review the remuneration policy of the Group and the management’s remuneration proposals with reference to the Board’s corporate goals and objectives. The committee performs an advisory role to the Board with the Board retaining the final authority to approve the remuneration packages of Directors and senior management and the model (c)(ii) as stipulated in code provision E.1.2 of the CG Code was adopted. With effect from 1 January 2023, the committee performs the reviewing and/or approving matters, if any, relating to share option scheme as stipulated in code provision E.1.2 (i) of the CG Code.
The attendance record of each committee member is as follows:
*Terms of Reference