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Declaration on Corporate Governance

Declaration of the Executive Board regarding the Corporate Governance of the Company as defined by § 289a Para. 1 Commercial Code (HGB)

German Corporate Governance Code

In the previous year Hannover Re was not in compliance with one recommendation of the German Corporate Governance Code (DCGK); this year, the company’s implementation of the recommendations of the Code as amended 26 May 2010 again diverges in one respect. The recommendation in question refers to the inclusion of a cap on severance payments when concluding or renewing an Executive Board contract (Code Item 4.2.3 Para. 4). The reason for this divergence is set out in the following Declaration of Conformity pursuant to § 161 Stock Corporation Act (AktG). The present and all previous Declarations of Conformity of the company are published on its website ( declaration/index.html).


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