• Governance Structure
  • Board of Directors
  • Committees
  • Internal Audit
  • Major Internal Policies
  • Evaluation Content
  • CSR/Ethics implement


Board of Directors is the core of APEX corporate governance system, provides strategic guidance for the operation of the Company and oversees the business performance of the Company's management.
As the role of highest governance organization, there were three independent directors in the BOD, and through the Remuneration Committee, the Audit Committee and the Independent Internal Audit section to ensure that the company's business practices comply with the relevant laws and regulations and implement the following corporate governance objectives:

1 Establish an effective corporate governance framework.
2 Protect the rights and interests of shareholders.
3 Strengthen the powers of the board of directors.
4 Respect the rights and interests of stakeholders.
5 Enhance information transparency.

•To protect shareholders' rights and interests and ensure their equal treatment, the Company already set up rules of “Insider trading management” in the Internal Control System prohibiting company insiders obtain any benefits from trading securities using information not disclosed to the market.
•The Chief of Corporate Governance Team is Chief Strategy Officer (CSO, DGM). The CSO has over three years of management experience in finance for public companies. Other members of the team include the Corporate Governance Evaluation Team, CSR Team, Ethical Corporate Management Team.
•The independent directors, CPA and internal audit manager of Apex will hold a meeting to discuss and exchange their opinions on the topic of financial report and financial/business status by quarterly frequency before BOD meeting, and propose to BOD meeting for discussion and approval.
Subject Time Location Participant Conclusion
First Quarter, 2019 Internal Audit Report 8-May-19 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Two independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Fourth Quarter, 2018 Internal Audit Report 5-Mar-19 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Third Quarter, 2018 Internal Audit Report 7-Nov-18 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Second Quarter, 2018 Internal Audit Report 7-Aug-18Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
*The accountant reports on the financial report for the second quarter of 2018 and explains the responsibility for approving the interim financial reports of the personnel.
*An overview of corporate governance and corporate impact of company law amendments.
7-Aug-18 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call CPA,Three independent directors and IA manager. *Accountants explain and communicate important accounting estimates, changes in accounting policies and legal updates.
*Accountants explain the issues raised during the meeting.
First Quarter, 2018 Internal Audit Report 9-May-18 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Fourth Quarter, 2017 Internal Audit Report 1-Mar-18 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Third Quarter, 2017 Internal Audit Report 13-Nov-17 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Second Quarter, 2017 Internal Audit Report 9-Aug-17 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
First Quarter, 2017 Internal Audit Report 10-May-17 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Fourth Quarter, 2016 Internal Audit Report 15-Mar-17 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
New auditing Standards of No.57 and NO.58 13-Dec-16 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. Since fourth quarter financial report of 2016 will adopt new auditing standards .
Third Quarter,2016 Internal Audit Report 11-Nov-16 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.
Second Quarter,2016 Internal Audit Report 8-Aug-16 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. Since fourth quarter financial report of 2016 will adopt new auditing standards .
First Quarter,2016 Internal Audit Report 4-May-16 Taipei / Thailand meeting room video conference call Three independent directors and IA manager. The result of IA report is no significant finding for operating risk was found.


The performance Evaluation of APEX Board of Directors
  Directors Introduction  
Chairman Wang, Shu-Mu (Chinese)
Apex Circuit(Thailand) Co., Ltd. Chairman
Approach Excellence Trading Ltd. Chairman
Director Chou, Jui-hsiang (Chinese)
Hong Kong Kayue Group Limited Purchasing General Manager 
Hong Kong Kayue Group Limited (Thailand) Vice Chairman 
Kaohsiung Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. R&D VP、Marketing VP
Director Cheng, Yung-Yuan (Chinese)
Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. (Thailand) Sales VP 
Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. Procurement Associate Manager、R&D Manager 
Digital Equipment Corporation R&D Officer
Director Smokiat Krajangjaeng        (Thailand)
Siam University Mechanical Engineering Department
Samut Sakhon Hospital Technician 
Siam Unisoal Co., Ltd. Supervisor
Director Wu, Sen-Tien (Chinese)
Apex International Co., Ltd. Strategy officer
Director Lee,Shun-Chung (Chinese)
Unimicron Technology Corporation. Business Manager
Independent Director Su, Chau-Chin (Chinese)
The Ministry of Education Advisory Office adviser 
National Chiao Tung University Electrical and Computer Engineering . Department head 
National Central University Electrical Engineering Department.Professor
National Science and Technology Program for System-on-Chip CEO
National Chiao Tung UniversityMicroelectronics and Information Systems Research Center deputy director
Independent Director Chen,Yung-Tsai (Chinese)
Credit Suisse AG, Taipei Bank Branch Director 
Credit Suisse Securities Investment Advisory Co., Ltd. General manager
Independent Director Jesadavat Priebjrivat (Thailand)
MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer 
KGI Securities Public Company Limited Senior Executive Vice President 
Asian Development Bank Advisor and Specialist
 
Election of Directors
According to APEX’s Memorandum and Association, The Directors may adopt a candidate nomination mechanism which is in compliance with Applicable Public Company Rules. The rules and procedures for such candidate nomination shall be in accordance with policies established by the Directors and by an ordinary resolution from time to time, which policies shall be in accordance with the Law, the Memorandum, the Articles and the Applicable Public Company Rules. For so long as the shares are listed on the TPEx or TWSE, subject to the requirement of the competent securities authority in the ROC, such candidate nomination mechanism in compliance with Applicable Public Company Rules shall also be used for an election of Independent Directors, provided that it is required by the competent securities authority in the ROC.
According to APEX's Memorandum and Association ,the Article 192-1 of the R.O.C. "Company Law"and this proposal has been approved by the Board of Director on 10 March, 2016. APEX announced on March 16, 2016 the period for accepting the nomination of director candidates, the number of directors (including independent directors) to be elected, the place designated for accepting the roster of director nominees, and other necessary matters. Any shareholder holding 1% or more of the outstanding shares of the Company may nominate candidate(s) for directors in writing, provided that the total number of director/independent director nominees shall not exceed the number of the directors/independent directors to be elected. Any shareholder qualified to so nominate may submit to the Company the name(s) of the director nominee(s), and shall send, during the nomination time period from April 1 to April 11, 2016, the name, education background and work experience of the nominee(s), a letter signed by each nominee consenting to act as director/independent director if elected, a written statement issued by each nominee assuring that he/she is not prohibited from so acting under any of the circumstances set forth in Article 30 of the R.O.C. "Company Law", and other relevant documents signed and provided by each nominee to APEX via registered post sent to the following address: 5F-3., No.205, Dunhua N. Rd., Songshan Dist., Taipei City 105, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

The Board of Directors reviewed and approved eleven candidates for Board of Directors on 4 May,2016, including:Mr. Wang, Shu-Mu, Mr. Chou, Jui-hsiang, Mr. Lan, Chia-Chen, Mr. Cheng, Yung-Yuan, Mr. Shohara Masashi, Mr. Smokiat Krajangjaeng,  Mr. Wu, Sen-Tien、 Mr. Lee, Shun-Chung、 Mr. Su, Chau-Chin(Independent Director)、 Mr. Chen,Yung-Tsai(Independent Director), Mr. Jesadavat Priebjrivat(Independent Director),These eleven candidates for Board of Director will stand for election at APEX's Annual General Meeting on June 15, 2016.
 
APEX's fourth Board of Directors was elected at APEX's 2016 Annual Shareholders' Meeting, their academic backgrounds and experiences are listed in the table below:
Name Education & Professional Qualifications Major Past Positions Current Positions
Wang, Shu-Mu
Director
SooChow University Business Mathematics Department Apex International Co., Ltd. Chairman
Apex Circuit(Thailand) Co., Ltd. Chairman
Approach Excellence Trading Ltd. Chairman
Apex International Co., Ltd. Chairman
Apex Circuit(Thailand) Co., Ltd. Chairman
Approach Excellence Trading Ltd. Chairman
Chou, Jui-hsiang
Director
Aletheia University International Business and Trade Department Hong Kong Kayue Group Limited Purchasing General Manager
Hong Kong Kayue Group Limited (Thailand) Vice Chairman
Kaohsiung Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. R&D VP、Marketing VP
Apex International Co., Ltd. Director、General manager
Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Director、CEO
Cheng, Yung-Yuan Director National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences Electronic Engineering Department Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. (Thailand)Sales VP
Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. Procurement Associate Manager、R&D Manager
Digital Equipment Corporation R&D Officer
Apex International Co., Ltd. Director
Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd. CPO
Lan, Chia-Chen Director Cheng Shiu University Electronics Department Thinking Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. VP
Foxlink Image Technology Co., Ltd. Manufacturing VP
Kaen Technology Co., Ltd. Manufacturing VP
Apex International Co., Ltd. Director
Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Director、EVP
Resigned on Dec. 31st, 2018
Shohara Masashi
Director
Hiroshima Shudo University
Humanities Faculty English Literature Department
Shibaura Electronics Co.,Ltd. Manager
Volex Cable Assembly(Shenzhen)Co.,Ltd. Manager
Resigned on May, 31st, 2018
Smokiat Krajangjaeng
Director
Siam University Mechanical Engineering Department Siam Unisoal Co., Ltd. Supervisor
Samut Sakhon Hospital Technician
Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd.VP
Wu, Sen-Tien Director National ChengChi University Department of Money and Banking Apex International Co., Ltd. Strategy officer Apex International Co., Ltd. Strategy officer
Lee,Shun-Chung Director National ChengChi University Department of Business Administration Unimicron Technology Corporation. Business Manager Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd.CBO
Su, Chau-Chin Independent Director Wisconsin Madison University USA Doctor of Philosophy The Ministry of Education Advisory Office adviser
National Chiao Tung University Electrical and Computer Engineering . Department head
National Central University Electrical Engineering Department.Professor
National Science and Technology Program for System-on-Chip CEO
National Chiao Tung UniversityMicroelectronics and Information Systems Research Center deputy director
National Chiao Tung University Electrical and Computer Engineering .Professor
Chen,Yung-Tsai Independent Director Tatung University Master of Business Management Credit Suisse AG, Taipei Bank Branch Director
Credit Suisse Securities Investment Advisory Co., Ltd. General manager
Celxpert Energy Corporation. Director
Jesadavat Priebjrivat
Independent Director
New York University USA Master of Business Administration
George Washington University USA Master' of Engineering Administration 
MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
KGI Securities Public Company Limited Senior Executive Vice President
Asian Development Bank Advisor and Specialist
Apex International Co., Ltd. Independent
Director
Apex Circuit (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Independent
Director

Board member diversity policy
The composition of the board of directors should be considered in a diversified manner and appropriate diversification guidelines should be developed for its own operations, operational style and development needs, including but not limited to the following two standards:
1. Basic conditions and values: gender, age, nationality and culture.
2. Professional knowledge and skills: professional background (such as law, accounting, industry, finance, marketing or technology), professional skills and industry experience.

Board members should generally have the knowledge, skills and literacy necessary to perform their duties, and their overall abilities should be as follows
1. Abilities of Making Operational Judgments
2. Abilities of accounting and financial analysis
3. Conduct Management Administration
4. Risk Management Knowledge and Skill
5. Knowledge of the Industry
6. International Market Perspective
7. Leadership
8. Decision-making

Implementation of the board member diversity policy
Item
Name
Nationality Abilities of Making Operational Judgments Abilities of accounting and financial analysis Conduct Management Administration Risk Management Knowledge Knowledge of the Industry International Market Perspective Leadership Decision-making
Wang, Shu Mu Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chou, Jui Hsiang Taiwan, R.O.C.
Lan, Chia Chen Taiwan, R.O.C.  
Cheng, Yung Yuan Taiwan, R.O.C.  
Shohara Masashi Japan  
Smokiat Krajangjaeng Thailand  
Lee, Shun Chung Taiwan, R.O.C.  
Wu, Sen Tien Taiwan, R.O.C.
Su, Chau Chin Taiwan, R.O.C.            
Chen,Yung Tsai Taiwan, R.O.C.          
Jesadavat Priebjrivat Thailand          
 
Apex incorporated a board diversity policy in Chapter 3, “Strengthening Board Function”, of “Principle of Corporate Governance”, which was amended by the 17th time of third session BOD on Apr. 9, 2015.
All of the candidates for the Board of Directors are nominated by adopting the candidate nomination system and qualified for review in accordance with Memorandum and Articles of Association of Company and in conformed to “Rules for Election of Directors” and “Principle of Corporate Governance” to ensure the diversify and independence of BOD member.

All directors of fourth session possess knowledge of the industry and international market perspective. Directors Wang, Shu Mu, Chou, Jui Hsiang, Lan, Chai Chen,Cheng, Yung Yuan, Shohara Masashi, Somkiat Krachangjang and Lee, Shun Chung possess abilities to make operational judgments and conduct management administration and risk management knowledge and skills and Leadership. Directors Wu, Sen Tian, Chen,Yung-Tsai and Jesadavat Priebjrivat possess abilities to perform accounting and financial analysis.
Audit Committee
The Audit Committee of the Company (the Audit Committee), composed of all three of the independent directors, has been established in order to enhance the corporate governance, to refine the internal audit and to strengthen the management. The purpose of the Audit Committee is to help the Board of Directors execute its responsibility in supervision on such categories as the financial statements, the audit and accounting policy and procedure, the internal control code and other major items as stipulated by related companies or the regulatory authorities.
Please consult APEX's Annual Report for the relevant year for the number of meetings convened and each member's attendance rate.
 
Remuneration Committee
The Remuneration Committee assists the Board in formulating Apex's compensation and benefits policies, and in the evaluation and review of compensation-related matters.
The Committee was comprised of two independent directors Mr. Su, Chau-Chin, Mr. Jesadavat Priebjrivat and NTU accounting department emeritus professor Mr. Tsay, Yang-Tzong. The Chair, Mr. Su, Chau-Chin is an independent director. The Committee meets at least twice per year. Please consult APEX's Annual Report for the relevant year for the number of meetings convened and each member's attendance rate.
 
Name Audit Committee Remuneration Committee
Su, Chau-Chin
(Independent Director)
V(Chair) V(Chair)
Chen,Yung-Tsai
(Independent Director)
V  
Jesadavat Priebjrivat
(Independent Director)
V V
Tsay, Yang-Tzong   V
Internal Audit office is under BOD in Apex’s organization and report to BOD meeting directly. We have full time internal auditors who were follow the qualification requirements of laws.

The internal auditors make the annual audit plan according to the risk assessment and propose the annual audit plan for the approval of Audit Committee and BOD meeting.

The Company perform full self-assessments of its internal control system. Its board of directors and management review the results of the self-assessments by each department at least annually and the reports of the internal audit department on a quarterly basis. The audit committee attend to and supervise these matters. Audit committees periodically hold discussions with their internal auditors about reviews of internal control system deficiencies. BOD meeting will approved and issue the Internal Control System Statement annually according to the result of self-assessments.  

Apex set up internal audit personnel according to the business scope of each company in the Group. Now there is one internal auditor in Parent company Apex Internal Co., Ltd and two internal auditors in Thailand main enterprise Apex Circuit(Thailand) Co., Ltd full time in charge of internal audit work.

Organization chart:

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Function:
1. Set up company internal control system and amendment affairs.
2. To proceed internal audit work per the annual audit plan.
3. Preparing internal audit report, providing improve action suggestion and follow up the audit findings improvement status. Report it to independent directors, Audit Committee and BOD meeting of the company.
Major Internal Policies
Procedures to prevent insider trading
Article of Incorporation
Procedures for the Acquisition and Disposal of Assets
Procedures for the Endorsement and Guarantee
Procedures for the Handling of the Derivatives Trading
Rules and Procedures of Board of Directors Meeting
Rules and Procedures of Shareholders' Meeting
2017
Apex was interviewed by Tzu Chi DaAi TV and reported on CSR program

Bangkok, 3rd May 2017, Tzu Chi DaAi TV visited Apex’s factory of Samutsakhon in Thailand. The chairman, Woody Wang, head the senior management team to greet the guests. In 2017, Tzu Chi DaAi TV was going to launch the flagship program which was Asia Together. Asia Together mainly introduced the Taiwanese enterprises which located in the Southeast Asia and how to develop stably as well as do CSR program. Apex was interviewed by Tzu Chi DaAi TV and the TV show was played between 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on 9th September 2017. Click the link below.
https://youtu.be/LdJFEdnMWY4

2017
Apex won Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 CSR Projects
Bangkok, 02nd June 2017
, outstanding performance enterprises across Asia were selected as recipients of this year, Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA). Apex won the award as “Health Promotion” of AREA this year. The Awards represents not only a recognition but also an encouragement to continue and improve CSR programs.
 
Over 300 submissions from 14 countries were received from companies across Asia and a total of 11 enterprises won the award as “Health Promotion” of AREA. Apex was not only one of them but also single enterprise from Thailand. Save a life by donating some blood, promoting a good behavior for other people by hospital and mass media in Thailand for several years. Hence, Apex has encouraged employees to response the blood donation from 2011 until now and has cooperated with the local hospital near our factory to transport the medical persons and equipment of blood donation into Apex’s factory. It is convenient to join the blood donation for employees. In 2011, a total of 154 people donated 227 bags of blood. In 2016, blood donators increased to 661 people who donated 1003 bags of blood. In September 2016, the Thai king praised 45 enterprises which had the important contribution for joining the blood donation. Apex was one of them and received the king’s award.
 
By the process of the blood donation, the employees arranged the place of the blood donation to enhance the internal cohesion in company. At the same time, the employees watched the video of the blood donation to know the safety of the blood donation and the contributions for their society. In addition, Apex invited the local television to interview the blood donation in further to promote the blood donation at the local area. Besides, Apex worked with the industrial officer to hold the program of the traffic safety advocacy for Apex’s employees who create the right concept on driving safety. It is looking forward to reducing the traffic accidents and the blood demand. Apex continues to expand the more traffic safety advocacy and the blood donation to solve the situation of lacking blood.
Apex won the award of AREA of introducing video. Click the link below. 
https://youtu.be/gzWxwpY5mSA
  • Topic Item 2018 2019
    (1)Exercise corporate governance 1.1 Built Policy Apex already built below CSR related internal regulation:
    (1) Principle of Corporate Governance
    (2) Principle of Corporate Social Responsibility
    (3) Ethical Corporate Management Best Practice Principles / and its Guidelines for Conduct
    (4) Rules for election of directors / Rules of Procedure for Board of Directors Meetings / BOD performance evaluation procedure
    (5) Audit Committee / Compensation Committee regulation
    (6) Independent Director job duty
    Keep follow up realted issues and updated Company's executive plan.
    1.2 Organization and BOD reporting (1) Internal audit office in-charge of the CSR managing issue and reporting to BOD meeting.
    (2) APT already set up EICC/CSR Committee (Chairman: CBO) Energy Saving Committee (Chairman : MFG VP)
    (3) TWSE announced the result of FY2017 Corporate Governance Evaluation, Apex was ranked 6%- 20% of all TWSE listing company.
    Through referring the content of Corporate Governance evaluation, keep maintaining good performance of corporate governance.
    1.3 Stakeholders Official Company website set up one page for "Stakeholders" issue, to identify the focus issue, communication channel and implement action between Company and kinds of stakeholders. Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company announcement.
  • Topic Item 2018 2019
    (2)Fostering a Sustainable Environment 2-1.
    Environment manage system
    APT obtained below environment related system certificate:
    (1) ISO 14001
    (2) OHSAS 18001
    (3) RoHS (Europe Union)
    (4) UL (USA)
    Company is dealing with external department ESCO to develop intelligent energy-saving project.In the future may be considered to obtain ISO 50001 energy management certificate.
    2-2.
    Resources utilization
    (1)Waste treatment:
    Waste treatment: During Jan to Nov of 2018, we collected copper from waste chemical totally in 657 tons.
    (2)Water recycle:

    Thai factory CW water utilization rate before recycle:

    APEX 1 factory: 95%

    APEX 2 factory: 93%

    Continue keeping contact with suppliers or external department to work about this project base on the company budget and benefits.
    2-3.
    Training and promotion
    (1) Arranging the occupational safety /environment protection related training course for new employee orientation (NEO) and internal / external training
    (2) Safety activities on Safety Week exhibition (each section join safety presentation competition)

    Keep prepare related annual budget plan and control the implement action.
    2-4.
    Reduce Energy comsumption
    Co-working with ESCO company about energy saving project. In phase one, we are focus to research saving from air compressor/air condition/cooling water system of APEX 1 factory. According to Askey proposal, it may save energy expense more that 30%. We already completed the technical feasibility and financial assessment. We considered that such investment could be able to apply to BOI for tax relief, as such, we are currently reviewing the contract and evaluating the benefits. Goal:
    Achieve saving 30% electricity consumption efficiency of air-condition / air-compressor system in Thai factory.

    Action:
    Keep implement energy saving project.
    2-5.
    Pollution control
    (1)Water pollution control: There is no any violations occurred in 2018 so far. Self-test wastewater 6 times per day before outside discharge and set standard stricter than wastewater discharge standard.
    (2) Air pollution control: There is no any violations occurred in 2018 so far.
    Keep implement the pollution control related plan.
    2-6.
    Greenhouse gas inventory
    (1) Based on the GRI guideline, we have compiled the CSR report since 2016, and we also collected the GHG information which has been disclosed in FY2017 CSR report.
    (2) We have consulted KPMG Thailand/ Taiwan and other consultants, there is no regulation risks related to GHG Emission control and the benefits for the Carbon Emissions asset transaction within 5 years.
    We plan to compile CSR report by ourselves in 2018 based on the knowledge learned from external professional institutions in 2017. In the same time, we will routinely collect GHG information and disclose it in CSR report of 2018.  As for third-party certification, we will discuss further whether we need to obtain.
  • Topic Item 2018 2019
    (3)Preserving Public Welfare 3-1.
    Labor Right protection
    The Company's working rule and regulation follow the spirit of International Human Rights :
    (1) Elected Welfare Committee;
    (2) Caring for vulnerable groups;
    (3) Prohibiting the use of child labor;
    (4) Human resource policies do not contain differential treatments based on gender, race, socioeconomic status, age, or marital and family status;
    (5) Achieve equality and fairness in employment, hiring conditions, remuneration, benefits, training, evaluation, and promotion opportunities.
    Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    3-2.
    Labor Environment
    (1) The Company obtained the certificate ISO14001 and OHSAS18001.
    (2) Safety department reports the inspection report to CEO directly.
    (3) Invite Allianz Risk Consultant to estimate the risk of factory, and set up improvement plan.
    (4) Have its owned clinic and ambulance.
    (5) Anti-drug : K9 team monthly factory inpection.
    Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    3-3.
    Training and Salary policy
    (1) the trainning course statistics in 2018:
                   hours      persons
    NEO    42,375      2,849
    OJT     231,744      3,834

    Refresh OJT       19,418        12,945
    External training         498    32

    (2) The expenses for OJT and external training course is approximately THB1.62 million
    (3) There are JOB description and KPI index for each level employee, in order to make sure the payroll and performance is relevant and reasonable.


    Keep prepare related annual budget plan and control the implement action.
    3-4.
    Communication Chanel
    The Company keep communicate with labors through below channel without any dispute in 2018:

    (1) Weekly factory convocation

    (2) Periodically section meeting

    (3) Welfare Committee

    (4) CEO Box

    Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    3-5.
    Product information
    The Company obtained required product certificate as above mentioned, and set up CQM and Spokesman to satisfy all question from customers and investors. Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    3-6.
    Supplier management
    The Company's audit criteria to suppliers already including Environment/Safety requirement follow international control system and EICC, and also require restricted use of Conflict Minerals. Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    3-7.
    Community acceptance
    Apex spends THB340,000 for Community/Social event and donation, total 6 events in 2018. Keep prepare related annual budget plan and control the implement action.
  • Topic Item 2018 2019
    (4)CSR information disclosure 4-1.
    Disclosure content and channel
    The Company disclose corporate governance/CSR/Ethics topic issue and implement status through the following channels:

    (1) 1. Company official website

    (2) 2. AGM report

    (3) 3. CSR Annual Report

    Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    4-2.
    CSR annual report
    (1) According to TWSE regulation, Apex is still not included in the force list to prepare the CSR annual report. (by industrial and paid-in capital)

    (2) In order to meet the trend of global market and risk management, we have compiled annual CSR report since 2017.


    We would like to issue the FY2017 GHG inventory and CSR report at the end of FY2018 on our official website.
  • Topic Item 2018 2019
    (5)Implementation of Ethical Corporate Management 5-1.
    Policy announcement
    The company already set up related policies and trained all employee during its probation period. Keep prepare related annual budget plan and control the implement action.
    5-2.
    Whistleblower system
    The company policy already include the whistleblower system to have independent directors and internal audit manager to take the responsibility of ethical issue and inspection. The channel was as below :
    Whistleblower system
    (1) Internal : CEO box
    (2) External : Company official website to disclose the contact method of internal audit manager.
    Continue tracking related issue and update related information of company policies.
    5-3.
    Implement report
    there is no any case for ethical issue through the whistleblower system, and no abnormal issue through regular internal audit report related to below topic:
    .Benefit provided by outsider
    .Commitment to outsider
    .Political contributions
    .Big amount donation
    .Business secrets or intellectual property
    .Fair trading
    .International regulation compliance
    .Stock insider trading
    .Customer/Supplier ethical issue
    Continue tracking related issue and upda
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