The Company's Auditing Div. is an independent unit that is subordinate to the Board of Directors. The Auditing Div. is in charge of the examination and assessment of the company's internal control, and assist the Board of Directors and managers in inspecting and reviewing defects in the internal control systems, in order to increase the operating performance of the Company and implement the spirit of corporative governance.
The Company's Auditing Div. is constituted by seven members in which include the chief internal auditor and six senior staff who all come from various departments within the Company. All senior auditing staff possess the relevant qualifications required by the Financial Supervisory Commission, but also continuously pursue further professional qualifications by means of further educational courses in relation to internal auditing from time to time.
In order to comply with the “Regulations Governing Establishment of Internal Control Systems by Public Companies” promulgated by the Financial Supervisory Commission, the Company has thus set up two systems, the “Internal Control System of EVA Airways Corp.” and the “Internal Auditing Implementation Rules of EVA Airways Corp.”, which are established on the basis of the operating environment of airline industries. The establishment of these systems provide guidelines for the internal audit. This will help the Auditing Div. carrying out its annual audit plan which based on the results of the risk assessment and through the agreement of its Board of Directors for the purpose of examining and assessing the implementation status of internal control and providing timely recommendations so as to ensure that the internal control system can be implemented efficiently and effectively on a on-going basis. Furthermore, it is stipulated that the Auditing Div. must conduct an annual internal audit and review of the self-assessment report submitted by each department and subsidiary of the Company. Coupled with the results of the internal audit and recommendations of improvement status, the Auditing Div. will then report directly to the Board of Directors and President as to the assessment of the effectiveness of the overall internal control system.