During the year under review, the Supervisory Board held seven regular meetings. Next to these, one conference-call meeting was held. The Board of Management attended these meetings. The Supervisory Board also met regularly in the absence of the Board of Management to discuss, amongst others, developments in the financial results and the composition and functioning of the Supervisory Board and Board of Management. Members of the Supervisory Board regularly met with the members of the Executive Committee, business leaders, and members of corporate staff. The external auditor attended the Supervisory Board meeting of 24 February 2022, at which the 2021 Annual Report and Financial Statements were recommended for adoption by the annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board regularly met with the CEO and CFO either in person or by phone, for bilateral discussions about the progress of the company on a variety of matters.
Attendance at the in-person meetings held in 2022 was 100%. Attendance at the conference-call meeting was also 100%.