Remuneration report

The remuneration report describes the remuneration system for the Management Board and the Supervisory Board in accordance with the statutory provisions of the German Commercial Code and the recommendations of the German Corporate Code and establishes the remuneration amount of the members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board in individualised form and according to remuneration components. The report also complies with the applicable accounting standards according to GAS and as applied to capital market-oriented companies.

The Supervisory Board of METRO AG decides on the remuneration system for the Management Board and reviews it on a regular basis. The Presidential Committee, chaired by the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, prepares the proposed resolutions for the full Supervisory Board. The remuneration system based on financial year 2017/18 was approved by the Supervisory Board on 2 March 2017, confirmed on 31 August 2017 and adjusted on 14 November 2017 with regard to the financial performance targets for the short-term incentive as of financial year 2017/18. The existing remuneration system was approved at the Annual General Meeting on 16 February 2018 with 83.18% of the votes cast.

Statutory and factual regulatory framework for the management and supervision of a company.
IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
Internationally applicable rules for financial reporting developed by the IASB. Contrary to the accounting rules under the German Commercial Code, the IFRS emphasise the informational function.