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Objectives

The Audit Committee, a sub-committee under the Board of Directors (BoD), is entitled to monitor the company’s accounting and business activities. Kia established the Committee on March 28, 2000 as required under Article 415-2 and Article 542-11 of Commercial Act.

Composition

The Audit Committee is composed of three external directors who shall be appointed at a General Meeting of Shareholders among the candidates recommended by the BoD.

  • Sang-Koo Nam External Director
    First Appointment Date
    March 22, 2013
    Last Appointment Date
    March 15, 2019
    Term
    3 years
    Remarks
    Chairman
  • Duk-Joong Kim External Director
    First Appointment Date
    March 24, 2017
    Last Appointment Date
    March 24, 2020
    Term
    3 years
    Remarks
    -
  • Wha-Sun Jho External Director
    First Appointment Date
    March 22, 2021
    Last Appointment Date
    March 22, 2021
    Term
    3 years
    Remarks
    -

* Requirements under Commercial Act: The Audit Committee shall consist of at least three directors. Provided, the ratio of external directors shall exceed two thirds of the total number of members.

Makeup and Operation of Audit System

Year

Makeup and Operation of Audit System by Year
Category Sub-category 2018 2019 2020
External
auditor
Non-auditing renumeration against renumeration to external auditors for auditing · Auditing : KRW 1,100 mil
· Non-auditing : KRW 521 mil
· Auditing : KRW 1,580 mil
· Non-auditing : KRW 191 mil
· Auditing : KRW 1,630 mil
· Non-auditing : none
Inspection on compliance control standards provided in business reports Compliance control inspection Self-compliance inspection and disclosure of business reports (Kor) Self-compliance inspection and disclosure of business reports (Kor) Self-compliance inspection and disclosure of business reports (Kor)

Expertise of Audit Committee

Year

Expertise of Audit Committee by Year
Content 2018 2019 2020
The number of Audit Committee members who meet the requirements of accounting and financial experts under the law. 1 person 1 person 2 person
Audit-related training by Audit Committee members or specialized auditor None 1 time 2 times

Operation

Date

Operation by Date
Date Agenda Items /
Reported Matters
Whether
approved
Remarks
27-Jan-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Actual state of internal accounting management system
  2. Business results and activities of FY2020
- -
19-Feb-2021 Agenda Items
  1. Evaluation of Actual state of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. The 77th (FY2020) audit results
Approved -
22-Apr-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2021 1st Quarter
  2. FY2021 audit plan
- -
22-Jul-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2021 1st Half
- -
22-Jan-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Actual state of internal accounting management system
  2. Business results and activities of FY2019
- -
19-Feb-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Evaluation of Actual state of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. The 76th (FY2019) audit results
Approved -
23-Apr-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 1st Quarter
  2. FY2020 audit plan
- -
23-Jul-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 1st Half
- -
26-Oct-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Enactment of regulations for appointment of external auditors

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 3rd Quarter
Approved -
30-Nov-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of a new external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. Communication with the governing body of accounting audit
Approved -
25-Jan-2019 Agenda Items
  1. Amendment of internal accounting management system
  2. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
20-Feb-2019 Reported Matters
  1. The 75th (FY2018) audit results
- -
15-Mar-2019 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of the Chairman of the Audit Committee
Approved -
25-Apr-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 1st Quarter
  2. FY2019 audit plan
- -
23-Jul-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 1st Half
- -
24-Oct-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 3rd Quarter
Approved -
25-Jan-2018 Agenda Items
  1. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
12-Feb-2018 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. The 74th (FY2017) audit results
Approved -
27-Apr-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 1st Quarter
  2. FY2018 audit plan
- -
27-Jul-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 1st Half
- -
26-Oct-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 3rd Quarter
- -
26-Jan-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2016
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
23-Feb-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. The 73th (FY2016) audit results
Approved -
24-Mar-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of the Chairman of the Audit Committee
Approved -
07-Apr-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Dismissal of external auditor
  2. Appointment of external auditor
Approved -
27-Jul-2017 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017 1st Half
- -
27-Oct-2017 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017 3rd Quarter
- -
Activities of the Audit Committee in 2021
Date Agenda Items / Reported Matters Whether
approved
Remarks
27-Jan-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Actual state of internal accounting management system
  2. Business results and activities of FY2020
- -
19-Feb-2021 Agenda Items
  1. Evaluation of Actual state of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. The 77th (FY2020) audit results
Approved -
22-Apr-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2021 1st Quarter
  2. FY2021 audit plan
- -
22-Jul-2021 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2021 1st Half
- -
Activities of the Audit Committee in 2020
Date Agenda Items / Reported Matters Whether
approved
Remarks
22-Jan-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Actual state of internal accounting management system
  2. Business results and activities of FY2019
- -
19-Feb-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Evaluation of Actual state of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. The 76th (FY2019) audit results
Approved -
23-Apr-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 1st Quarter
  2. FY2020 audit plan
- -
23-Jul-2020 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 1st Half
- -
26-Oct-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Enactment of regulations for appointment of external auditors

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2020 3rd Quarter
Approved -
30-Nov-2020 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of a new external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. Communication with the governing body of accounting audit
Approved -
Activities of the Audit Committee in 2019
Date Agenda Items / Reported Matters Whether
approved
Remarks
25-Jan-2019 Agenda Items
  1. Amendment of internal accounting management system
  2. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
20-Feb-2019 Reported Matters
  1. The 75th (FY2018) audit results
- -
15-Mar-2019 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of the Chairman of the Audit Committee
Approved -
25-Apr-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 1st Quarter
  2. FY2019 audit plan
- -
23-Jul-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 1st Half
- -
24-Oct-2019 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2019 3rd Quarter
Approved -
Activities of the Audit Committee in 2018
Date Agenda Items / Reported Matters Whether
approved
Remarks
25-Jan-2018 Agenda Items
  1. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
12-Feb-2018 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. The 74th (FY2017) audit results
Approved -
27-Apr-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 1st Quarter
  2. FY2018 audit plan
- -
27-Jul-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 1st Half
- -
26-Oct-2018 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2018 3rd Quarter
- -
Activities of the Audit Committee in 2017
Date Agenda Items / Reported Matters Whether
approved
Remarks
26-Jan-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Assessment of internal accounting management system

Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2016
  2. Actual state of internal accounting management system
Approved -
23-Feb-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of external auditor

Reported Matters
  1. The 73th (FY2016) audit results
Approved -
24-Mar-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Appointment of the Chairman of the Audit Committee
Approved -
07-Apr-2017 Agenda Items
  1. Dismissal of external auditor
  2. Appointment of external auditor
Approved -
27-Jul-2017 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017 1st Half
- -
27-Oct-2017 Reported Matters
  1. Business results and activities of FY2017 3rd Quarter
- -