FHTA Notice of Annual General Meeting 2020

FHTA Notice of Annual General Meeting 2020

Notice  is hereby given that the 55th Annual General Meeting of the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday, 27th August 2020
Venue: Radisson Blu Resort Fiji, Denarau
Time: 4.00 PM*

The AGM e-Report is now accessible online here. No hard copies of the report will be distributed.

To ensure that we have a quorum on the day of the AGM and a proper attendance roll for the official AGM Minutes, we request that you complete the online registration form to confirm your attendance no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 26th August 2020.

We stress that the information provided is strictly confidential and for the access and use of FHTA Members only. The sharing of this information is strictly discouraged.

Re: Appointing a Proxy

If for some reason you are unable to attend the AGM, either in person or via zoom, kindly fill in a Proxy Form and forward it through to the Secretariat.

In accordance with Article 5.9 of the Articles of Association;

“The instrument appointing a proxy shall be in writing under the hand of the appointor or his attorney duly authorised in writing. Any corporation which is a member may authorise such person as it thinks fit to act as its representative at any meeting of the Association. A member may on giving twenty-four (24) hours previous notice in writing to the Chief Executive revoke the appointment of any person as his proxy or representative and may by that or subsequent notice nominate another person or representative to act on his behalf.”

All proxy forms are to be attentioned and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer by email to exec@fhta.com.fj by 4 pm on Wednesday, 26th August 2020.

Call for Nominations

Please be advised that the 55th Annual General Meeting of the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association is tentatively scheduled to take place on Thursday, 27 August 2020.

This year there will be 9 (nine) Board vacancies to be filled.

The Board of Directors have ratified the recommendations of the Nominating Committee for a slate of 9 (nine) candidates as follows (not in any particular order):-

1.
Tammie Tam Warwick Hotels & Resorts
2.
Tarun Patel
Vision Group Limited (Hilton Fiji/Doubletree Resort Sonaisali/ Tadrai Island Resort)
3.
Allan Gortan
Paradise Taveuni
4.
Nicholas Darling Volivoli Beach Resort
5.
Viliame B. Vodonaivalu Fiji National Provident Fund (Grand Pacific Hotel)
6.
Lachlan Walker InterContinental Hotel Group
7.
Azam Khan Hexagon Group of Hotels
8.
Bradley Robinson Raffe Hotels & Resorts
9.
Robert Speed Captain Cook Cruises

Under the Articles of Association:

“7.3          NOMINATIONS FROM ACTIVE MEMBERS

Three Active Members shall have the right to make nominations at least seven days prior to the Annual General Meeting for membership of the Board of Directors, and such nominations shall be submitted to the vote of the membership together with the nominations of the Nominating Committee. The vacant offices shall be filled by the candidate or candidates receiving the higher number of votes and such candidate or candidates shall be declared elected. The three active members in this clause must not be the same persons or part of the Nominating Committee.”

Nominating Paper for Board Members can be downloaded here and must be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer at exec@fhta.com.fj by 4pm on Thursday, 20th August 2020.