Corporate Governance and Compensation Report

Effective corporate governance ensures fairness and transparency vis-à-vis all stakeholders, in particular vis-à-vis shareholders. The VZ Group is committed to protecting the interests of shareholders and to disclosing all relevant information.

VZ Holding Ltd’s standards and principles are in accordance with Swiss and international requirements for good corporate governance. Extensive information is included in VZ Group's annual report.

VZ Group is a financial services group. It is subject to the consolidated financial supervision of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). VZ Depository Bank is licensed to operate as a depository bank and securities trader. VZ InsurancePool is monitored by FINMA as a non-life insurer. The German subsidiary VZ VermögensZentrum GmbH and the VZ Depository Bank Germany Ltd (both in Munich) report to the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht) and to the Deutsche Bundesbank. VZ Treuhand GmbH holds an exemption from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority for its activities.

Corporate governance annual report 2017 (PDF)

Compensation report 2017 (PDF)

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