The Remuneration Policy applicable to the Company’s Board of Directors and Executive Board has been prepared in accordance with the revised sections 139 and 139a of the Danish Companies Act and the most recent Recommendations on Corporate Governance issued by the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance and implemented by NASDAQ Copenhagen A/S.
The Remuneration Policy has been adopted with the necessary majority at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on November 27, 2019. A complete overview of the votes cast can be found under Annual General Meeting 2019.
In connection with the Annual Report 2019/20, Chr. Hansen has published a Remuneration Report providing an overview of the total remuneration received by each member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Board of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S during the 2019/2020 financial year with comparative figures for past financial years where relevant. The Executive Board consists of all executives registered as executives with the Danish Business Authority.
The Remuneration Report has been prepared in accordance with section 139b of the Danish Companies Act and the European commission Guidelines on the standardized presentation of the remuneration report under Directive 2007/36/EC, as amended by Directive (EU) 2017/828 as regards the encouragement of long-term shareholder engagement. Further, the Remuneration Report is also prepared in accordance with the Recommendations on Corporate Governance issues in November 2017 by the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance.