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ANNEX 1 – Characteristics and Competencies of the Directors

  1. 1  Personal Characteristics

    Each member of the Board, as a role model for JERA staff, will demonstrate the following personal characteristics:

    Energetic:

    As a leader of a growing global energy company, have an energetic mind that is nimble, creative, imaginative and decisive, and be able to accelerate JERA’s growth.

    Focus:

    Have sufficient time available, considering other responsibilities, to dedicate adequate attention to the Board matters to perform at a world-class level.

    Corporate Ethics:

    Have ethical judgment of the highest caliber and a strong sense of responsibility as a role model for JERA. Thoughtful appreciation of JERA’s Corporate Ethics Policy and Corporate Philosophy, and readiness and ability to instill such appreciation in others

    Team player:

    Disposition to prioritize effective teamwork and the ability to propagate such attitude in JERA.

    Orientation toward organizational interests:

    Consistently put organizational interests first. Have the ability to provide appropriate feedback and mentoring, and to cultivate successors.

    Well-balanced nature:

    Be respectful of others and differing views, keen to support and share success with the other Directors, and unafraid to tackle difficult issues head-on and make difficult decisions as needed.

  2. 2  Core Competencies

    The Directors will make collective efforts so that the Board demonstrates the following core competencies.

    Leadership:

    Ability to motivate, manage and assist teams to achieve the highest organizational performance, as well as ability to provide leadership in crisis.

    Strategic view:

    Ability to provide strategic views and insights, based on a profound understanding of trends, business opportunities and risks in the global energy industry and of JERA’s Corporate Philosophy.

    Business insight:

    Profound knowledge of and insight into the global energy business and global business practices relevant to JERA’s business and JERA.

    Neutral perspective:

    Conscious of the impact of perception and decision-making biases, and ability to mitigate the effect of such biases.

    Analytical and creative skills:

    Ability to express views clearly and forthrightly, to listen intelligently and take in new and divergent information and opinion, and to synthesize information and views presented to the Board in a manner that is in the best interests of JERA.

    Accounting and Finance:

    Experience with financial accounting, preferably in the global energy industry, and able to be responsible for balance sheets, profit and loss statements and cashflow accounts.