Corporate Governance

Good corporate governance in practice promotes the trust of investors, employees, business partners and the public. Transparency and sustainability are therefore top priorities for us.

Good corporate governance

Declarations of conformity

Each year, the Executive Board and Supervisory Board issue a joint declaration of conformity with the German Corporate Governane Code pursuant to Section 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG). Here you will find our current declaration of conformity as well as the declarations of conformity of previous years.

Declarations of conformity​ 2023 | Download PDF

Declarations of conformity​ 2022 | Download PDF

Declarations of conformity​ 2021 | Download PDF

Corporate governance statements

Here you will find the current declaration of the Executive Board on corporate governance pursuant to §289f and §315d of the German Commercial Code (HGB) as well as the declarations of previous years.

Declaration on (Group) Corporate Governance pursuant 2023 | Download PDF

Declaration on (Group) Corporate Governance pursuant 2022 | Download PDF

Konzernerklärung zur Unternehmensführung 2023 | Download PDF

Konzernerklärung zur Unternehmensführung 2022 | Download PDF

Remuneration

Please find the current compensation system for the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of KATEK SE as well as the compensation report pursuant to Section 162 AktG.

Executive Board remuneration system (German version)

On July 26, 2021, the Supervisory Board of KATEK SE resolved a new system for the remuneration of the members of the Management Board. On May 16, 2022, the Annual General Meeting approved this remuneration system.

Remuneration of the Supervisory Board members (German version)

On April 20, 2021, the Annual General Meeting of KATEK SE set the compensation for the Supervisory Board for the first time with effect from fiscal year 2021 in accordance with Section 12 (1) of the Articles of Association. Following the IPO of KATEK SE in May 2021, the Annual General Meeting on May 16, 2022, in accordance with Section 113 (3) of the German Stock Corporation Act, confirmed the compensation set with effect from fiscal year 2021.

Remuneration Report

Here you can find the KATEK SE Remuneration Report and Auditor’s Report:

KATEK SE Remuneration Report 2023 (see page 41-48of Annual Report 2022) and Auditor’s Report (see page 181-186 of Annual Report 2022) | Download PDF

KATEK SE Remuneration Report 2022 (see page 26-34 of Annual Report 2021) and Auditor’s Report (see page 142-148 of Annual Report 2021) | Download PDF

Rules of procedure

Here you can find the rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board of KATEK SE (German version only):

Directors‘ Dealings and voting rights announcements

Current published directors’ dealings can be found under this link: Directors‘ Dealings

Current published voting rights announcements can be found under this link: Voting rights announcements

Guidelines

Here you will find the most important guiding principles that underlie our actions in the areas of governance and compliance.

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Suppliers

Whistleblower System

KATEK operates an IT based whistleblower reporting system enabling every KATEK employee and also third parties, such as customers, suppliers and business partners, to submit information about violations of laws and guidelines worldwide and around the clock – securely, confidentially and, if desired, anonymously.

To ensure that the whistleblower system cannot be traced, please copy the link

www.report-securely.eu/katek

in full into the address line of your browser. A report can also be submitted

  • by email using the address compliance@katek-group.com,
  • by telephone by calling +4989232398879 or
  • by post to KATEK SE, Compliance, Promenadeplatz 12, 80333 München.

Information received will be reviewed and processed by the compliance contact person at KATEK SE and will of course be treated confidentially. We would like to point out that suspecting a person of a violation can lead to serious consequences for that person and we encourage everyone to use the whistleblower system responsibly.

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Sustainability
at KATEK

Here you will find more information on sustainability, governance and compliance, and social and environmental issues.