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33 Disclosures required under national legislation

Compensation paid to the company’s executive bodies in accordance with section 314 (1) no. 6 of the German Commercial Code
With reference to section 286 (4) of the German Commercial Code, the total remuneration of the Management Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH in the financial year is not disclosed. The total remuneration of the Supervisory Board was EUR 0.8 million (previous year: EUR 0.6 million); that of the Advisory Board was EUR 0.2 million (previous year: EUR 0.2 million). The remuneration of former members of these bodies and of their survivors was EUR 2.2 million (previous year: EUR 2.1 million). Pension provisions amounting to EUR 26.3 million (previous year: EUR 24.8 million) were recognised for the former members of the above bodies and their survivors.

Declaration in accordance with section 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), issued by the listed companies included in the consolidated financial statements in accordance with section 314 (1) no. 8 of the German Commercial Code
The following listed companies are included in the consolidated financial statements as at 31 December 2015: TAKKT AG (fully consolidated) and METRO AG (accounted for at equity). Each of these companies has issued the declaration prescribed by section 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act. These declarations have been made public on the companies’ individual websites (www.takkt.com; www.metrogroup.de).

Auditor’s fee in accordance with section 314 (1) no. 9 of the German Commercial Code
The total fee paid to the group auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aktiengesellschaft Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Germany, by Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH and its subsidiaries amounted to EUR 1.3 million in the financial year (previous year: EUR 0.9 million). This total fee comprises services in connection with auditing financial statements in the amount of EUR 1.1 million (previous year: EUR 0.8 million), tax consulting services in the amount of EUR 0.1 million (previous year: EUR 0.0 million) and other services in the amount of EUR 0.1 million (previous year: EUR 0.1 million).

Disclosure of shareholdings in accordance with section 313 (2) and (3) of the German Commercial Code
The full list of shareholdings of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH and the Haniel Group, which forms a part of these notes to the consolidated financial statements, is published in the Federal Gazette (Bundesanzeiger) and on the www.haniel.com website. The shareholdings of TAKKT AG and METRO AG as at 31 December 2015 are indicated in the individual companies’ annual reports and/or on their websites (www.takkt.com; www.metrogroup.de).

Number of employees in accordance with section 314 (1) no. 4 of the German Commercial Code
The number of employees in the Haniel Group, averaged from quarterly figures, was 12,930 (previous year: 11,544) based on a headcount, and 11,861 (previous year: 10,519) on a full-time basis. When calculating the average annual figures, the employees of the new Bekaert Textiles division were accounted for using the values as at the end of the last three quarters. A breakdown of employees by division is contained in the segment reporting.

Exemption in accordance with sections 264 (3) and 264b of the German Commercial Code
The following companies are exempt from the obligation to publish their annual financial statements in accordance with section 264 (3) of the German Commercial Code:

  • CWS-boco Deutschland GmbH, Hamburg
  • CWS-boco International GmbH, Duisburg
  • CWS-boco Supply Chain Management GmbH, Lauterbach
  • CWS-boco Welker GmbH, Bremen
  • CWS Complete Washroom Concepts GmbH, Duisburg
  • Haniel Finance Deutschland GmbH, Duisburg
  • Haniel Immobilien Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Duisburg
  • STG Service to go GmbH, Duisburg
  • Verwaltungsgesellschaft CWS-boco HealthCare mbH, Hamburg
  • Zahn HiTex GmbH, Mühldorf am Inn

CWS-boco Healthcare GmbH & Co. KG, Warburg, is exempt from the obligation to publish its annual financial statements in accordance with sections 264a and 264b of the German Commercial Code.