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Governing Structure

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The governance of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is structured in the following manner:

Leadership and Management

The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and its parent company, The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC, are wholly led, managed and owned by its sole Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, who serves as its sole Manager, President, and CEO.

Ownership and Membership

The Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the sole interests-holder, sole shareholder, sole member, and sole owner of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings’s parent company, The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC. This Founder is also the sole and complete owner of The Ikoku Group’s divisions, series, and subsidiaries, its Products and Services, and all of its assets and properties. The company has no other members.

Partnerships and Affiliations

Announcements of any affiliations, partnerships, sponsorships, and equivalent with The Alvan Ikoku Holdings shall be provided upon agreements executed by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, solely via this Founder’s express written instrument signed and sealed.

Public Records and Standing

The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is a private and nonpublic division of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC, itself a private and nonpublic company, with minimal disclosure requirements. Appropriately limited public record confirmation of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings’s formation, governance, and status is available via minimally required disclosure of filing with the appropriate government entities, namely:

Delaware Division of Corporations
at the State Delaware Division of Corporations, accessible via this link, and typing under Entity Name: “The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC – The Alvan Ikoku Holdings”
Interface, December 2019 (Iwona Castiello D'Antonio)

Governing Nature

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The governance of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is, as follows, in character, essence, and nature:

Independent in Nature

The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is formed to be and remain independent and

Independent Existence
shall exist as an independent division entity in an independent company entity
Independent Governance
shall be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned and thus governed independently by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku
Governance by No Other
shall not be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned or thus governed by any other entity, office, or person, in any way — including via capture, committee, conservatorship, monitoring, oversight, review, sponsorship, supervision, surveillance, tracking, wardship — for any period or for any reason

Private in Nature

The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is formed to be and remain private and

Private Existence
shall exist as a nonpublic and private division entity in a nonpublic and private company entity
Private Governance
shall be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned and thus governed privately by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku
Governance Not Publicly
shall not be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned or thus governed as public or construed as public, in any way — including as collective, communal, communist, cooperative, socialist, state or equivalent — for any period or for any reason

Single in Nature

The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is formed to be and remain self-existent, single and central and

Single, Central Existence
shall exist as a self-existent, single and central division entity in a self-existent, single and central company entity
Single, Central Governance
shall be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned and thus governed singly and centrally by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku
Governance Not Plurally
shall not be administered, controlled, managed, operated, owned or thus governed as being in or having plurality, in any way — including as though being or having an alternative, copy, double, multiple, plural, shadow, or equivalent, or as permitting any other entities to exist or operate under the names of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — for any period or for any reason

Sole Authorizer and Authorization

As the sole Manager of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and Member of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — with sole executive as well as ownership powers — the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the only person empowered to

Sole Authorizer
authorize The Alvan Ikoku Holdings to engage in, enter into, expend for, or otherwise execute any activities, affairs, arrangements, or their equivalent
Entailing Governance
especially any activities, affairs, or arrangements entailing or pertaining to any aspects of administration, control, management, operation, ownership, and thus governance
Entailing Property
and especially any activities, affairs, or arrangements entailing or pertaining to any assets, finances, monies, and properties, intellectual or real
Sole Manner of Authorization
with such authorization proceeding solely by express, explicit, fully informed, independent and specific knowledge, review, consent, and approval of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to be confirmed and executed solely via this Founder’s expressly written instrument signed and sealed
No Alternative
with no other activity by, for, in, on behalf of or otherwise relating to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services — accepted or permitted as alternative to the aforementioned sole authorizer and sole manner of authorization
No Delegation
with such authorization not to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person

Sole Decision-Making and Voting

As the sole Manager of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and Member of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — with sole executive as well as ownership powers — the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the only person empowered with

Sole Decision-Making Powers
any and all decision-making powers with respect to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings
Sole Voting Powers
any and all voting powers with respect to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings
Entailing Governance
especially any and all decision-making and voting powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any aspects of administration, control, management, operation, ownership, and thus governance
Entailing Property
and especially any and all decision-making and voting powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any assets, finances, monies, and properties, intellectual or real
Sole Manner of Decision-Making and Voting
with such decision-making and voting powers or equivalent proceeding solely by express, explicit, fully informed, independent and specific knowledge, review, consent, approval, and ultimate authorization of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to be confirmed and executed solely via this Founder’s expressly written instrument signed and sealed
No Alternative
with no other activity by, for, in, on behalf of or otherwise relating to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services — accepted or permitted as alternative to the aforementioned sole decision-making and voting powers and sole manner of confirming, executing, and proceeding with these decision-making and voting powers
No Delegation
with such decision-making and voting powers not to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person

Sole Employment and Appointment

As the sole Manager of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and Member of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — with sole executive as well as ownership powers — the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the only person empowered with

Employment and Appointment Powers
any and all employment and appointment powers with respect to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings
Entailing Activities, Affairs, Arrangements
especially any and all employment and appointment powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any activities, affairs, or arrangements relating to agents, committees, contracts, directorships, internships, memberships, partnerships, sponsorships, third-parties, trusteeships, volunteers, work and workers, or their equivalent
Entailing Governance
especially any and all employment and appointment powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any aspects of administration, control, management, operation, ownership, and thus governance
Entailing Property
and especially any and all employment and appointment powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any assets, finances, monies, and properties, intellectual or real
Sole Manner of Employment and Appointment
with such employment and appointment powers or equivalent proceeding solely by express, explicit, fully informed, independent and specific knowledge, review, consent, approval, and ultimate authorization of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to be confirmed and executed solely via this Founder’s expressly written instrument signed and sealed
No Alternative
no other activity by, for, in, on behalf of or otherwise relating to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services — accepted or permitted as alternative to the aforementioned sole employment and appointment powers and sole manner of confirming, executing, and proceeding with these employment and appointment powers
No Delegation
with such employment and appointment powers not to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person

Sole Financing and Funding

As the sole Manager of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and Member of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — with sole executive as well as ownership powers — the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the only person empowered with

Financial and Funding Powers
any and all financial and funding powers with respect to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings
Entailing Activities, Affairs, Arrangements
especially any and all financial and funding powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any activities, affairs, or arrangements relating to contracts, debts, disbursements, liens, loans, sales, transactions, or their equivalent
Entailing Governance
especially any and all financial and funding powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any aspects of administration, control, management, operation, ownership, and thus governance
Entailing Property
and especially any and all financial and funding powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any assets, finances, monies, and properties, intellectual or real
Sole Manner of Financing and Funding
with such financial and funding powers or equivalent proceeding solely by express, explicit, fully informed, independent and specific knowledge, review, consent, approval, and ultimate authorization of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to be confirmed and executed solely via this Founder’s expressly written instrument signed and sealed
No Alternative
no other activity by, for, in, on behalf of or otherwise relating to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services — accepted or permitted as alternative to the aforementioned sole financial and funding powers and sole manner of confirming, executing, and proceeding with these financial and funding powers
No Delegation
with such financial and funding powers not to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person

Sole Policies- and Rules-Making

As the sole Manager of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings and Member of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — with sole executive as well as ownership powers — the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, is the only person empowered with

Policies- and Rules-Making Powers
any and all policies- and rules-making and compliance powers with respect to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings
Entailing Governance
especially any and all policies- and rules-making and compliance powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any aspects of administration, control, management, operation, ownership, and thus governance
Entailing Property
and especially any and all policies- and rules-making and compliance powers or their equivalent entailing or pertaining to any assets, finances, monies, and properties, intellectual or real
Sole Manner of Policies- and Rules-Making
with such policies- and rules-making and compliance powers or equivalent proceeding solely by express, explicit, fully informed, independent and specific knowledge, review, consent, approval, and ultimate authorization of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, to be confirmed and executed solely via this Founder’s expressly written instrument signed and sealed
No Alternative
no other activity by, for, in, on behalf of or otherwise relating to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings — including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services — accepted or permitted as alternative to the aforementioned sole policies- and rules-making and compliance powers and sole manner of confirming, executing, and proceeding with these policies- and rules-making and compliance powers
No Delegation
with such policies- and rules-making and compliance powers not to be delegated to or otherwise assumed by any other entity, office, or person

with No Removal or Reduction

And furthermore, there shall be no manner, means, or possibility of removal, replacement or equivalent — or delegation, diminishment, reduction, or equivalent of the sole executive as well as ownership powers — of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, in any way, for any period, under any circumstances, or for any benefit, end, goal, interest, mission, need, objective, purpose, reason, or equivalent.

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Governing Policies

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The governance of The Alvan Ikoku Holdings is, in important part, conducted via the following codes and policies:

Ikoku User Agreement

The Ikoku Holdings User Agreement and Code of Conduct, which

Collectively Governing
consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all activities, affairs, and arrangements by, for, in, of, on behalf of, referring to and otherwise pertaining to The Alvan Ikoku Holdings, including its divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its Products and Services
Collectively Including
collectively include — but are not limited to — the Founding Statement, the Governance Statement, the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality, the Terms and Conditions of Use and Service, and the Acceptable Uses Policy along with all Associated Codes and Policies
Available Below
are made available further below

Founding Statement

Statement on Founding of The Ikoku Holdings (HTML)

Governance Statement

Statement on Governance of The Ikoku Holdings (HTML)

Founding Code of Ethics

Founding Code of Ethics (HTML)

Privacy and Confidentiality

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality (HTML)

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use and Service (HTML)

The Acceptable Uses Policy

Acceptable Use Policy (HTML)

All Policies

All Policies (HTML)

Concluding

And as concluding aviso and proviso, you are informed as well as reminded that by conducting any activity at, by, for, in, on behalf of, with or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Holdings, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Holdings, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates of The Ikoku Holdings, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services of The Ikoku Holdings, you accept and agree to the conditions, principles, protections, requirements, standards, statements, and terms described above and in the Codes and Policies, regarding the Founding and Governance of The Ikoku Holdings, in their entirety without modification, including as updated from time to time by the Founder.

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Also at the Division

The Ikoku Holdings and its parent company, The Ikoku Group, are dedicated to developing, providing and safekeeping ideas and solutions — with the mission to foster care and creativity, culture and communities, ethics and innovation in lives and societies. And so in accordance with the above, The Ikoku Group and Ikoku Holdings provide the following:

I.

A Company of and about Ethics

A company and division whose ethics and policies are carefully crafted, then adhered to by a range of individuals and entities working in varied relation to The Ikoku Group and The Ikoku Holdings to establish, develop and operate a private company dedicated to fostering care and creativity, ethics and innovation.

II.

Built with Integrity and Respect in Mind

A company and division who take as their basis the most robust conceptions of humanity, integrity and respect as well as independence and fundamental freedoms, liberties and rights — up to and beyond what the law protects and provides for — as they carry out and embody their founding and core mission and purposes.

III.

Areas of Focus Chosen for Mission and Work

And a company and division whose areas of focus have been expressly chosen to ensure attention to issues of enduring concern to the Founder — and so committed to providing products, services, sites and spaces that remain safe, secure and respectful places to do work, to teach and learn, to form, inform and, where needed, transform local and global communities.

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