• Governance

Executive Board

The Executive Board manages the Company and is responsible for the Company’s goals, objectives, strategy, policy and results. The Supervisory Board determines the number of Executive Board members after consultation with the Executive Board. The General Meeting appoints the Executive Board members. For every appointment the Supervisory Board is entitled to make a nomination. The General Meeting can overrule a binding nomination by a resolution adopted by a majority of at least two/thirds of the votes, representing more than half of the issued share capital. If there is no nomination or the General Meeting resolves in line with the nomination, the General Meeting decides by simple majority. If there is a non-binding nomination, the General Meeting can resolve to appoint another person by majority of at least two/thirds of the votes cast representing at least half the issued share capital. The General Meeting can dismiss an Executive Board member. Such a decision, other than proposed by the Supervisory Board, requires at least two/thirds of the votes, representing at least half of the issued share capital. The Supervisory Board can suspend an Executive Board member. The Supervisory Board appoints one of the members of the Executive Board as chairman. The Executive Board can adopt a regulation governing its internal procedures Chairman and determines, in consultation with the Executive Board, the division of tasks. The regulation is subject to Supervisory Board approval. The current regulation of the Executive Board is provided below. 


Current status 

None of the Executive Board members holds supervisory board positions at other Euronext-listed companies. The present composition of the Executive Board and information about its members are provided on the pages linked below.