The Compensation Report provides information about the compensation policy, the compensation programs, and the process of determination of compensation applicable to the Board of Directors and to the Executive Committee of GF. It also includes details on the compensation payments related to the 2020 business year.

This report is written in accordance with the Swiss Ordinance against excessive pay in stock exchange listed companies, the standards related to information on Corporate Governance issued by the SIX Swiss Exchange, and the principles of the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance of Economiesuisse.

The Compensation Report is structured as follows:

Compensation governance

      Rules relating to compensation in the Articles of Association

      Compensation Committee

      Levels of authority

      Method used to determine compensation

Compensation structure

      Compensation of the Board of Directors

            Compensation principles

            Compensation model

            Shareholding ownership guideline

      Compensation of the Executive Committee

            Compensation principles

            Compensation model

            Compensation mix and caps

            Fixed base salary

            Short-term incentive

            Long-term incentive (share-based compensation)

            Clawback and malus provisions


            Contractual terms

            Shareholding ownership guideline

Compensation for the financial year 2020

      Board of Directors

      Executive Committee

         Performance in 2020

Shareholdings of the Members of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee

Loans to members of the governing bodies


Report of the statutory auditor to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting