Roche is committed to serving all its stakeholders. As a basis for the successful implementation of this commitment our Corporate Governance principles accordingly put the focus of our business activities on sustainable value creation and innovation and prescribe a management culture conforming to recognised standards of good corporate governance and a policy of transparent communication.
The Board of Directors assigns responsibility for the operational management of the company – i.e. all specific short to medium-term measures – to the
As a body, the Corporate Executive Committee deals solely with operational matters that affect all divisions and functions – i.e. the company as a whole. The individual members of the Corporate Executive Committee, however, carry out all managerial tasks in relation to their individual business area (division or function).
The Roche Group meets all of the requirements with respect to Corporate Governance complying with the existing legal regulations, the SIX (Swiss stock exchange) directives and the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance as promulgated by the Swiss business federation ‘economiesuisse’.
The existing internal foundations, specifically the