China Ceramics Receives Letter from Nasdaq Regarding Independent Director
JINJIANG, China, Dec. 5, 2013
JINJIANG, China, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ
Global Market: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese
manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior
flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, announced that
the Company received a letter dated December 3, 2013 from the Nasdaq Listing
Qualifications staff that it is no longer in compliance with Nasdaq's majority
independent director requirement as set forth in Listing Rule 5605.However,
consistent with Nasdaq's rules, Nasdaq has provided the Company with a cure
period in order to regain compliance. Pursuant to the cure period, the Company
will be required to appoint a new independent director to the Board prior to
the earlier of its next annual shareholders' meeting or November 27, 2014.As
previously announced on December 2, 2013, Paul K. Kelly resigned from the
Board of Directors effective November 27, 2013.
The Company's Board of Directors currently has six directors, three of whom
are independent directors (including Cheng Davis, who the Company previously
disclosed has resigned effective December 31, 2013). The Company will seek to
regain compliance with the Nasdaq independent director requirement as soon as
possible, but by no later than the end of the cure period.
About China Ceramics Co., Ltd
China Ceramics Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles in China.
The Company's ceramic tiles are used for exterior siding, interior flooring,
and design in residential and commercial buildings. China Ceramics' products,
sold under the "Hengda" or "HD", "Hengdeli" or "HDL", the "TOERTO" and
"WULIQIAO" brands, and the "Pottery Capital of Tang Dynasty" brands, are
available in over 2,000 style, color and size combinations and are distributed
through a network of exclusive distributors as well as directly to large
property developers. For more information, please visit
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China Ceramics Co., Ltd. Precept Investor Relations LLC
Edmund Hen, Chief Financial Officer David Rudnick
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SOURCE China Ceramics Co., Ltd.
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