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Corporate Governance

Leclanché operates through a Board of Directors and an Executive Committee.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has a regulatory role and is responsible for supervising the Executive Management of Leclanché. It also functions as an advisor to the Executive Committee, providing support and approval of key decisions. Through two Board sub-committees, the Appointments and Remuneration committee, and the Audit and Risk Management committee, the Board exercises direct control over certain personnel and accounting functions.

The Executive Committee is responsible for implementing Leclanché strategy, together with the execution and monitoring of all Company activities.

To view our Board of Directors, please view Our Leadership Team page.

Executive Management

To view our Executive Management team, please view Our Leadership Team page.

Management transactions

Leclanché has to report to SIX Swiss Exchange all transactions in Leclanché shares and options made by the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board.

The disclosure of management transactions is intended as a means of furthering the supply of information to investors. Such disclosure provides investors with additional qualitative insight with regard to their investment decision.

Information on management transactions can be found on the website of SIX Swiss Exchange. Please fill in “Leclanché” in the corresponding search field “company”.


Shareholders who hold shares in a company incorporated in Switzerland whose equity securities are listed in Switzerland have the duty to disclose if they reach, exceed or fall below certain thresholds (3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 33 1/3, 50 und 66 2/3 % of voting rights).

As of December 1, 2008 all applicable disclosures of shareholdings will be handled directly via the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX) platform.

Information on disclosure of equity interests can be found on the website of SIX Swiss Exchange. Please fill in “Leclanché” in the corresponding search field “company”.