Corporate Governance

For secunet, an effective and transparent organisation and responsible and reliable corporate governance are of great importance. The Company's Management Board and Supervisory Board are convinced that good corporate governance and compliance is an essential basis for the Company's continued success in the market.
Corporate Governance

The Management Board and Supervisory Board of a company listed in Germany are legally obliged (§ 161 AktG) to declare once a year whether the officially published recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code applicable at the time of declaration have been and are being complied with. The companies are also obliged to declare which recommendations of the Code have not been or are not being applied and for what reasons this is not the case.


You will find the current version of the Articles of Association of secunet Security Networks AG here.


In the Risk, Opportunities and Forecast Report, we assess and explain the probable development of secunet Security Networks AG with its significant opportunities and risks, stating the underlying assumptions.


On 25 May 2022, the Annual General Meeting of secunet Security Networks AG appointed PriceWaterhouseCoopers GmbH, based in Frankfurt am Main, Essen branch, as auditor of the financial statements of secunet Security Networks AG and as auditor of the consolidated financial statements of the secunet Group for the financial year 2022, as well as auditor for a review of the condensed financial statements and the interim management report of secunet Security Networks AG and the secunet Group as at 30 June 2022.



Remuneration and share ownership of the Management Board and Supervisory Board

With effect from 1 January 2021, the Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG has adopted a modified remuneration system for the members of the Management Board. The remuneration of the Management Board is based in particular on long-term and sustainable growth, increased profitability, competitiveness and sustainability targets. In addition to financial key figures, non-financial performance indicators, which are equally essential for the long-term and sustainable success of the company, are also taken into account. The remuneration system for the members of the Management Board was approved by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on 12 May 2021.

 


The remuneration structure for the members of the Supervisory Board provides for a solely fixed remuneration for their activities in the entire body and any committees formed. The remuneration system for the members of the Supervisory Board was approved by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on 12 May 2021.


The remuneration report summarises the principles according to which the remuneration of the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG is determined and explains the amount and structure of the Management Board's income. It also describes the principles and amount of Supervisory Board remuneration.


Pursuant to Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, persons discharging managerial responsibilities in an issuer shall report own transactions in shares or debt instruments of that issuer or related derivatives or other related financial instruments to the issuer and the supervisory authority without undue delay and no later than three business days after the date of the transaction. This obligation also applies to persons who have a close relationship with such a person.

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