UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of August 2023

 

Commission File Number 001-40517

 

BON NATURAL LIFE LIMITED

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

Room 601, Block C, Gazelle Valley, No.69, Jinye Road

High-Tech Zone, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F: Form 20-F ☒ Form 40-F ☐

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ☐

 

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Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ☐

 

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Appointment of Jianjun Gao, Ph.D. to the Board of Directors

 

On August 2, 2023, our Board of directors appointed Jianjun Gao, Ph.D. to serve as a new member of our Board of Directors and chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors. Our Board has determined that Mr. Gao qualifies as an “Independent Director” within the meaning of Nasdaq Rule 5605.

 

Jianjun Gao, age 52, has served as a Bioinformatics Scientist at Progenesis Inc. since October of 2022. Prior to that, from September of 2020 to October of 2022, Mr. Gao served a Senior Bioinformatician, and director of the epigenetics team at The Lundquist Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. From September 2020 to July 2021, he was a Bioinformatics data scientist on contract with Genentech. From August 2019 to July 2020, Mr. Gao was a Biostatistics Scientist at Denovo Biopharma LLC. From September 2018 to August 2019, he was a scientist in computational biology at Takeda Pharmaceutical in San Diego. From January 2016 to August 2018, Mr. Gao was a Sr. Bioinformatician/ Data analyst, at the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego. From August of 2014 to December of 2016, he was Bioinformatician in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. Mr. Gao was also a data analyst at the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago from September 2012 to August 2014. Mr. Gao was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Epidemiology Branch, National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health from February of 2008 through September of 2012.

 

Mr. Gao holds a Ph.D in Neurobiology and Population Genetics from the Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, China, an M.S. in Genetics and Population Heath from the Institute of Population & Health, Northwest University, China, and a B.S. from the College of Life Science, Lanzhou University, China. Mr. Gao is an expert in genetic, genomic, epigenetic, and epidemiologic data analysis, and in data visualization and interpretation via bioinformatics pipelines. Bionformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops methods and software tools for understanding biological data. Based on Mr. Gao’s deep technical background, rich experience and industry resources in the field of biotechnology, he can help the company in the following aspects, 1). Assisting the company to keep up with the development of cutting-edge biotechnology; 2). Introducing and assisting the company to acquire high level technology and technical experts; 3). Assisting the company to obtain investment from professional investment institutions based on his rich resources of biotechnology investment institutions.

 

Mr. Gao has no family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. Mr. Gao has not had any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. As an independent director, Mr. Gao will serve on the audit, nominating and governance, and compensation committees of the board.

 

Mr. Gao will serve under a Director Service Agreement dated August 3, 2023 (the “Agreement”). Under the Agreement Mr. Gao will receive a stipend of $1,000 per month for each month and a stock options of $12,000 per year for each year of service as director. The Agreement, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1, contains additional terms and should be reviewed in its entirety for additional information.

 

 

 

 

Resignation of Zhenchao Li from the Board of Directors

 

Effective August 1, 2023, Zhenchao Li resigned from our Board of Directors. Mr. Li was a non-independent director. There was no known disagreement with Mr. Li on any matter relating to our operations, policies or practices.

 

Appointment of Yingchun Xue to the Board of Directors

 

On August 2, 2023, our Board of Directors appointed our current Chief Operating Officer, Yingchun Xue, to serve as a new member of our Board of Directors. Ms. Xue will serve as a non-independent director.

 

Yingchun Xue, age 48, is our current Chief Operating Officer, a position she has held since June of 2020. Ms. Xue has worked for our lead operating subsidiary, Xi’an App-Chem Bio (Tech) Co,. Ltd. since 2011 and is currently the Vice President in charge of research and development of plant extracts, quality control and procurement of trade products. Prior to her work with the Company, Ms. Xue engaged in direct sales at Amway (China) and Nu Skin (China) from July 2004 to January 2011. Ms. Xue worked at Xi’an Sanjiang Bio-engineering Co., Ltd. as technical director, in charge of R&D, quality control, and production, from July 1999 to June 2004. Ms. Xue worked at Xi’an Tiancheng Pharmaceutical and Biological Co., Ltd. as the project manager of the new product department from August 1994 to July 1999. A senior phytochemical engineer, Ms. Xue obtained a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry upon graduation from Nanjing University in 1994.

 

Ms. Xue will serve under a Director Service Agreement dated August 3, 2023 (the “Agreement”). Under the Agreement Ms. Xue will receive a stock options of $12,000 per year for each year of service as director. The Agreement, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.2, contains additional terms and should be reviewed in its entirety for additional information.

 

Exhibits

 

The following exhibits are included in this Form 6-K:

 

Exhibit No.   Description of Exhibit
10.1   Director Service Agreement with Jianjun Gao, Ph.D.
10.2   Director Service Agreement with Yingchun Xue

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: August 4, 2023 Bon Natural Life Limited
     
  By: /s/ Yongwei Hu
    Yongwei Hu
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

Exhibit 10.1

 

BON NATURAL LIFE LIMITED

 

DIRECTOR SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

This Director Service Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into as of August 3, 2023, by and between Bon Natural Life Limited, a Cayman Islands corporation (the “Company”), and Jianjun Gao, an individual (the “Director”).

 

I. SERVICES

 

A. Service on the Board of Directors. The Director has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), and chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, with his service to commence upon the date of this Agreement (the “Effective Date”), and to continue until the earlier of the date on which Director ceases to be a member of the Board for any reason or the date of termination of this Agreement in accordance with this Section V(B) hereof (such earlier date being the “Expiration Date”). The Board shall consist of the Director and such other members as nominated and elected pursuant to the then current Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company (the “Articles”).

 

B. Director Services. Director’s services to the Company hereunder shall include service as a member of the Board to direct the business of the Company in accordance with applicable law and the then current Articles. Director shall devote such time and attention to the business and affairs of the Company as is necessary to perform his duties as a Director in a faithful and competent manner. Director shall comply with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the Company and its business. Director shall further comply with all policies and codes of conduct which the Company shall reasonably determine are necessary for the proper functioning of its business (collectively, the “Director Services”).

 

II. COMPENSATION

 

A. Expense Reimbursement. The Company shall reimburse Director for all reasonable travel and other out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the Director Services rendered by Director.

 

B. Cash Fees to Director. The Company agrees to pay Director a fee of $1,000 per month for each month of service as a Director. In the event Director ceases to be a member of the Board on a day other than the last day of a calendar month, the Director shall be paid the pro rata portion of the monthly fee for his final month of service.

 

C. Stock Options. Immediately upon the Effective Date, the Company will grant to the Director options to purchase Ordinary Shares of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share, at an exercise price of $0.01 per share. The stock options issued to the Director shall have a value of $12,000, to be determined by reference to the closing price of Company’s stock on August 3, 2023. If, at the time such stock options are granted to the Director, the Company has adopted an equity incentive plan, the options shall be issued pursuant to the plan and shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the plan. The options shall vest and become exercisable by the Director in equal monthly installments over the course of the Director’s initial year of service. In the event that the Director ceases to be a member of the Board prior to the end of one year of service, all unvested stock options awarded hereunder shall be forfeit.

 

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D. Director and Officer Liability Insurance. The Company’s proposed director and officer liability insurance policy shall provide Director with coverage for damages and losses incurred in connection with the Director Services.

 

III. DUTIES OF DIRECTOR

 

A. Fiduciary Duties. In fulfilling his responsibilities, Director shall be charged with a fiduciary duty to the Company and all of its shareholders. Director shall be attentive and inform himself of all material facts regarding a decision before taking action. In addition, Director’s actions shall be motivated solely by the best interests of the Company and its shareholders.

 

B. Confidentiality. During the term of this Agreement, and for a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director shall maintain in strict confidence all information he has obtained or shall obtain from the Company which the Company has designated as “confidential” or which is, by its nature confidential, relating to the Company’s business, operations, properties, assets, services, condition (financial or otherwise), liabilities, employee relations, customers, suppliers, prospects, technology, or trade secrets, except to the extent such information (i) is in the public domain through no act or omission of the Company, or (ii) is required to be disclosed by law or a valid order by a court or other governmental body (the “Confidential Information”).

 

C. Nondisclosure and Nonuse Obligations. Director will use the Confidential Information solely to perform the Director Services for the benefit of the Company. Director will treat all Confidential Information of the Company with the same degree of care as Director treats his own Confidential Information, and Director will use his best efforts to protect the Confidential Information. Director will not use the Confidential Information for his own benefit or the benefit of any other person or entity, except as may be specifically permitted in this Agreement. Director will immediately give notice to the Company of any unauthorized use or disclosure by or through him, or of which he becomes aware, of the Confidential Information. Director agrees to assist the Company in remedying any such unauthorized use or disclosure of the Confidential Information.

 

D. Return of the Company Property. All materials furnished to Director by the Company, whether delivered to Director by the Company or made by Director in the performance of Director Services under this Agreement (the “Company Property”) are the sole and exclusive property of the Company. Director agrees to promptly deliver the original and any copies of the Company Property to the Company at any time upon the Company’s request. Upon termination of this Agreement by either party for any reason, Director agrees to promptly deliver to the Company or destroy, at the Company’s option, the original and any copies of the Company Property. Director agrees to certify in writing that Director has so returned or destroyed all such the Company Property.

 

IV. COVENANTS OF DIRECTOR

 

A. No Conflict of Interest. For so long as Director is a member of the Board, Director shall not be employed by, own, manage, control or participate in the ownership, management, operation or control of any business entity that is competitive with the Company or otherwise undertake any obligation inconsistent with the terms hereof, provided that Director may continue Director’s current affiliations or other current relationships in existence on the date of this Agreement (collectively, the “Current Affiliations”). For a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director shall not be employed by, operate, or manage any business entity that is competitive with the Company. This Agreement is subject to the current terms and agreements governing Director’s relationship with the Current Affiliations, and nothing in this Agreement is intended to be or will be construed to inhibit or limit any of Director’s obligations to the Current Affiliations. Director represents that nothing in this Agreement conflicts with Director’s obligations to the Current Affiliations. A business entity shall be deemed to be “competitive with the Company” for purpose of this Article IV only if and to the extent it engages in a business substantially similar to the Company’s natural products and ingredients businesses.

 

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B. Noninterference with Business. During the term of this Agreement, and for a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director agrees not to interfere with the business of the Company in any manner. By way of example and not of limitation, Director agrees not to solicit or induce any employee, independent contractor, customer, or supplier of the Company to terminate or breach his or her employment, contractual or other relationship with the Company.

 

C. Mutual Non-Disparagement. Director and the Company mutually agree to forbear from making, causing to be made, publishing, ratifying, or endorsing any and all disparaging remarks, derogatory statements or comments made to any party with respect to either of them. Further, the parties hereto agree to forbear from making any public or non-confidential statement with respect to any claim or complain against either party without the mutual consent of each of them, to be given in advance of any such statement.

 

V. TERM AND TERMINATION

 

A. Term. This Agreement is effective on the Effective Date and will continue for one year. Upon expiration of this Agreement, Agreement renewal should be based on negotiations between the Company and Director.

 

B. Termination. This Agreement, and the Director’s service as a member of the Board, shall terminate:

 

  1. at any time upon thirty (30) days prior written notice by the Director of his resignation;
  2. upon the close of any shareholder’s meeting for the election of directors, if the Director is not re-elected to the Board by the Company’s shareholders at such meeting;
  3. upon removal of the Director by Ordinary Resolution as provided in the Articles;
  4. automatically if, at any time, the Director becomes disqualified under the terms of the Articles; or
  5. upon a determination by a majority of the Board (not including the Director), that:

 

  the Director has committed a breach a of any of Director’s obligations under this Agreement;
     
   the Director is or has become prohibited by any law, regulation, or rule applicable to the Company from serving as a member of the Board;
     
  the Director has become unable to perform his duties under this Agreement due to health reasons, disability, or being of unsound mind, unless the Company can accommodate the Director’s health impairment or disability without the Company incurring undue hardship;
     
  the Director is guilty of any serious misconduct or serious neglect in the discharge of the Director’s duties hereunder;
     
  the Director’s actions or omissions bring the name or reputation of the Company, or any of Company’s affiliates, subsidiaries, or parent (each a “Group Member”) into serious disrepute or prejudices the business interests of the Company or any Group Member; or
     
  the Director is charged or convicted of any criminal offence other than an offence which, in the reasonable opinion of the Board, does not affect the Director’s position as a director (bearing in mind the nature of the duties in which the Director is engaged and the capacities in which the Director is engaged).

 

C. Survival. The rights and obligations contained in Articles III and IV will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.

 

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VI. MISCELLANEOUS

 

A. Assignment. Except as expressly permitted by this Agreement, neither party shall assign, delegate, or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, legal representatives, successors, and assigns.

 

B. No Waiver. The failure of any party to insist upon the strict observance and performance of the terms of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of other obligations hereunder, nor shall it be considered a future or continuing waiver of the same terms.

 

C. Notices. Any notice required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be delivered as follows with notice deemed given as indicated: (i) by personal delivery when delivered personally; (ii) by overnight courier upon written verification of receipt; (iii) by facsimile transmission upon acknowledgment of receipt of electronic transmission; or (iv) by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, upon verification of receipt. Notice shall be sent to the addresses set forth below or such other address as either party may specify in writing.

 

To the Company:

 

Mr. Yongwei Hu, Chairman & CEO

C601,Gazelle Valley,No.69 Jinye Road, Xi’an Hi-tech Zone

Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China 710077

 

To Director:

 

Jianjun Gao

3708 Mykonos Ln, Unit 175

San Diego, CA 92130, U.S.

 

D. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Cayman Islands, without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof.

 

E. Severability. Should any provisions of this Agreement be held by a court of law to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the legality, validity, and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected or impaired thereby.

 

F. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to this subject matter and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements concerning such subject matter. The terms of this Agreement will govern all Director Services undertaken by Director for the Company

 

G. Amendments. This Agreement may only be amended, modified, or changed by an agreement signed by the Company and Director. The terms contained herein may not be altered, supplemented, or interpreted by any course of dealing or practices.

 

H. Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in two counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first written above.

 

     
Company: Bon Natural Life Limited
     
  By:  /s/ Yongwei Hu
  Name: Yongwei Hu
  Title: Chairman & CEO
     
Independent Director:    
     
     /s/ Jianjun Gao
  Name: Jianjun Gao

 

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Exhibit 10.2

 

BON NATURAL LIFE LIMITED

 

DIRECTOR SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

This Director Service Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into as of August 3, 2023, by and between Bon Natural Life Limited, a Cayman Islands corporation (the “Company”), and Yingchun Xue, an individual (the “Director”).

 

I. SERVICES

 

A. Service on the Board of Directors. The Director has been appointed as a Director of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), with her service to commence upon the date of this Agreement (the “Effective Date”), and to continue until the earlier of the date on which Director ceases to be a member of the Board for any reason or the date of termination of this Agreement in accordance with this Section V(B) hereof (such earlier date being the “Expiration Date”). The Board shall consist of the Director and such other members as nominated and elected pursuant to the then current Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company (the “Articles”).

 

B. Director Services. Director’s services to the Company hereunder shall include service as a member of the Board to direct the business of the Company in accordance with applicable law and the then current Articles. Director shall devote such time and attention to the business and affairs of the Company as is necessary to perform her duties as a Director in a faithful and competent manner. Director shall comply with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the Company and its business. Director shall further comply with all policies and codes of conduct which the Company shall reasonably determine are necessary for the proper functioning of its business (collectively, the “Director Services”).

 

II. COMPENSATION

 

A. Expense Reimbursement. The Company shall reimburse Director for all reasonable travel and other out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the Director Services rendered by Director.

 

B. Stock Options. Immediately upon the Effective Date, the Company will grant to the Director options to purchase Ordinary Shares of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share, at an exercise price of $0.01 per share. The stock options issued to the Director shall have a value of $12,000, to be determined by reference to the closing price of Company’s stock on August 3, 2023, 2023. If, at the time such stock options are granted to the Director, the Company has adopted an equity incentive plan, the options shall be issued pursuant to the plan and shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the plan. The options shall vest and become exercisable by the Director in equal monthly installments over the course of the Director’s initial year of service. In the event that the Director ceases to be a member of the Board prior to the end of one year of service, all unvested stock options awarded hereunder shall be forfeit.

 

C. Director and Officer Liability Insurance. The Company’s proposed director and officer liability insurance policy shall provide Director with coverage for damages and losses incurred in connection with the Director Services.

 

III. DUTIES OF DIRECTOR

 

A. Fiduciary Duties. In fulfilling her responsibilities, Director shall be charged with a fiduciary duty to the Company and all of its shareholders. Director shall be attentive and inform himself of all material facts regarding a decision before taking action. In addition, Director’s actions shall be motivated solely by the best interests of the Company and its shareholders.

 

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B. Confidentiality. During the term of this Agreement, and for a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director shall maintain in strict confidence all information he has obtained or shall obtain from the Company which the Company has designated as “confidential” or which is, by its nature confidential, relating to the Company’s business, operations, properties, assets, services, condition (financial or otherwise), liabilities, employee relations, customers, suppliers, prospects, technology, or trade secrets, except to the extent such information (i) is in the public domain through no act or omission of the Company, or (ii) is required to be disclosed by law or a valid order by a court or other governmental body (the “Confidential Information”).

 

C. Nondisclosure and Nonuse Obligations. Director will use the Confidential Information solely to perform the Director Services for the benefit of the Company. Director will treat all Confidential Information of the Company with the same degree of care as Director treats her own Confidential Information, and Director will use her best efforts to protect the Confidential Information. Director will not use the Confidential Information for her own benefit or the benefit of any other person or entity, except as may be specifically permitted in this Agreement. Director will immediately give notice to the Company of any unauthorized use or disclosure by or through him, or of which he becomes aware, of the Confidential Information. Director agrees to assist the Company in remedying any such unauthorized use or disclosure of the Confidential Information.

 

D. Return of the Company Property. All materials furnished to Director by the Company, whether delivered to Director by the Company or made by Director in the performance of Director Services under this Agreement (the “Company Property”) are the sole and exclusive property of the Company. Director agrees to promptly deliver the original and any copies of the Company Property to the Company at any time upon the Company’s request. Upon termination of this Agreement by either party for any reason, Director agrees to promptly deliver to the Company or destroy, at the Company’s option, the original and any copies of the Company Property. Director agrees to certify in writing that Director has so returned or destroyed all such the Company Property.

 

IV. COVENANTS OF DIRECTOR

 

A. No Conflict of Interest. For so long as Director is a member of the Board, Director shall not be employed by, own, manage, control or participate in the ownership, management, operation or control of any business entity that is competitive with the Company or otherwise undertake any obligation inconsistent with the terms hereof, provided that Director may continue Director’s current affiliations or other current relationships in existence on the date of this Agreement (collectively, the “Current Affiliations”). For a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director shall not be employed by, operate, or manage any business entity that is competitive with the Company. This Agreement is subject to the current terms and agreements governing Director’s relationship with the Current Affiliations, and nothing in this Agreement is intended to be or will be construed to inhibit or limit any of Director’s obligations to the Current Affiliations. Director represents that nothing in this Agreement conflicts with Director’s obligations to the Current Affiliations. A business entity shall be deemed to be “competitive with the Company” for purpose of this Article IV only if and to the extent it engages in a business substantially similar to the Company’s natural products and ingredients businesses.

 

B. Noninterference with Business. During the term of this Agreement, and for a period of one (1) year after the Expiration Date, Director agrees not to interfere with the business of the Company in any manner. By way of example and not of limitation, Director agrees not to solicit or induce any employee, independent contractor, customer, or supplier of the Company to terminate or breach his or her employment, contractual or other relationship with the Company.

 

C. Mutual Non-Disparagement. Director and the Company mutually agree to forbear from making, causing to be made, publishing, ratifying, or endorsing any and all disparaging remarks, derogatory statements or comments made to any party with respect to either of them. Further, the parties hereto agree to forbear from making any public or non-confidential statement with respect to any claim or complain against either party without the mutual consent of each of them, to be given in advance of any such statement.

 

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V. TERM AND TERMINATION

 

A. Term. This Agreement is effective on the Effective Date and will continue for one year. Upon expiration of this Agreement, Agreement renewal should be based on negotiations between the Company and Director.

 

B. Termination. This Agreement, and the Director’s service as a member of the Board, shall terminate:

 

  1. at any time upon thirty (30) days prior written notice by the Director of her resignation;
  2. upon the close of any shareholder’s meeting for the election of directors, if the Director is not re-elected to the Board by the Company’s shareholders at such meeting;
  3. upon removal of the Director by Ordinary Resolution as provided in the Articles;
  4. automatically if, at any time, the Director becomes disqualified under the terms of the Articles; or
  5. upon a determination by a majority of the Board (not including the Director), that:

 

  the Director has committed a breach a of any of Director’s obligations under this Agreement;
     
   the Director is or has become prohibited by any law, regulation, or rule applicable to the Company from serving as a member of the Board;
     
  the Director has become unable to perform his duties under this Agreement due to health reasons, disability, or being of unsound mind, unless the Company can accommodate the Director’s health impairment or disability without the Company incurring undue hardship;
     
  the Director is guilty of any serious misconduct or serious neglect in the discharge of the Director’s duties hereunder;
     
  the Director’s actions or omissions bring the name or reputation of the Company, or any of Company’s affiliates, subsidiaries, or parent (each a “Group Member”) into serious disrepute or prejudices the business interests of the Company or any Group Member; or
     
  the Director is charged or convicted of any criminal offence other than an offence which, in the reasonable opinion of the Board, does not affect the Director’s position as a director (bearing in mind the nature of the duties in which the Director is engaged and the capacities in which the Director is engaged).

 

C. Survival. The rights and obligations contained in Articles III and IV will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.

 

VI. MISCELLANEOUS

 

A. Assignment. Except as expressly permitted by this Agreement, neither party shall assign, delegate, or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, legal representatives, successors, and assigns.

 

B. No Waiver. The failure of any party to insist upon the strict observance and performance of the terms of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of other obligations hereunder, nor shall it be considered a future or continuing waiver of the same terms.

 

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C. Notices. Any notice required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be delivered as follows with notice deemed given as indicated: (i) by personal delivery when delivered personally; (ii) by overnight courier upon written verification of receipt; (iii) by facsimile transmission upon acknowledgment of receipt of electronic transmission; or (iv) by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, upon verification of receipt. Notice shall be sent to the addresses set forth below or such other address as either party may specify in writing.

 

To the Company:

 

Mr. Yongwei Hu, Chairman & CEO

C601,Gazelle Valley,No.69 Jinye Road, Xi’an Hi-tech Zone

Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China 710077

 

To Director:

Yingchun Xue

Building 6, Zhaoshang Yongjing Bay, No.198 Yinghua Third Road,

Gaoqiao Street, Chang ‘an District, Xi ‘an

 

D. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Cayman Islands, without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof.

 

E. Severability. Should any provisions of this Agreement be held by a court of law to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the legality, validity, and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected or impaired thereby.

 

F. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to this subject matter and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements concerning such subject matter. The terms of this Agreement will govern all Director Services undertaken by Director for the Company

 

G. Amendments. This Agreement may only be amended, modified, or changed by an agreement signed by the Company and Director. The terms contained herein may not be altered, supplemented, or interpreted by any course of dealing or practices.

 

H. Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in two counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first written above.

 

Company: Bon Natural Life Limited
     
  By:  /s/ Yongwei Hu
  Name: Yongwei Hu
  Title: Chairman & CEO
     
Director:    
     
     /s/ Yingchun Xue
  Name: Yingchun Xue

 

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