At Axel Springer, sound corporate governance is considered to be a crucial element of responsible management and supervision geared to increasing the company’s value on a long-term basis. It promotes the trust and confidence of our national and international investors, customers, employees, and the public in the management and supervision of the company and is therefore an essential basis for the company’s lasting success.
In this respect, we are guided by the German Corporate Governance Code (GCGC). We have taken appropriate measures to implement and ensure compliance with the recommendations of GCGC. The Corporate Governance Officer is the Executive Board member in charge of Personnel, Finance, and Services. The implementation of and adherence to the recommendations of GCGC are reviewed continually.