The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board submit the following Report on Corporate Governance in SURTECO SE in accordance with Section 3.10 of the German Corporate Governance Code:
The German Corporate Governance Code in the version dated 15 May 2012 contains important statutory regulations on the management and controlling of the company and includes nationally and internationally recognized standards for good and responsible corporate management. The code is intended to make the German Corporate Governance System transparent and accountable. The aim is to increase the confidence of national and international investors, customers, employees and the general public in the management and monitoring of German companies listed on the stock exchange.
The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board engaged intensively with the regulations of the German Corporate Governance Code during the business year 2012. On the basis of these deliberations, the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board submitted at 21 December 2012 the Declaration of Compliance with explanations in accordance with § 161 Stock Corporation Act (AktG).