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Committee Duties and Responsibilities

In serving those duties with respect to Board membership:

(a) The committee shall make recommendations to the Board from time to time as to changes the committee believes to be desirable to the size of the Board or any committee of the Board;
(b) Whenever a vacancy arises (including a vacancy resulting from an increase in Board size), the committee shall recommend to the Board a person to fill the vacancy either through appointment by the Board or through shareholder election;
(c) In performing the above responsibilities, the committee shall consider any criteria approved by the Board and such other factors as it deems appropriate. These may include judgment, specific skills, experience with other comparable businesses, the relation of a candidate's experience with that of other Board members, and other factors;
(d) The committee shall also consider all candidates for Board membership recommended by the shareholders and any candidates proposed by management;
(e) The committee shall identify Board members qualified to fill vacancies on any committee of the Board and recommend to the Board that such person appoint the identified person(s) to such committee; and
(f) Assuring that plans are in place for orderly succession of senior management.

In serving those purposes with respect to officers the committee shall:

(a) Make recommendations to the Board from time to time as to changes the committee believes to be desirable in the structure and job descriptions of the officers including the CEO, and prepare terms of reference for each vacancy stating the job responsibilities, qualifications needed and other relevant matters;
(b) Recommend persons to fill specific officer vacancies including CEO considering criteria such as those referred to above;
(c) Design a plan for succession and replacement of officers including replacement in the event of an emergency or other unforeseeable vacancy; and
(d) If charged with responsibility with respect to insurance licensee'sG corporate governance guidelines, the committee shall develop and recommend to the Board corporate governance guidelines, and review those guidelines at least once a year.
January 2011
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Jan 1 2011 onwards
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