Corporate Governance Report

According to the Corporate Governance Code, a corporate governance report shall be available on the web. The report shall indicate that the code is applied by the company and how the company applied the code during the last financial year.

In addition, the Management Board shall report on the organisation and operation of internal control in so far as it relates to financial reporting during the last financial year.

As of July 1, 2008, the Board of Directors' report on internal control shall constitute a separate section of the Board's corporate governance report.