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Corporate Governance

Fiskars Corporation is a Finnish public limited company in which duties and responsibilities are defined according to Finnish law. Fiskars Group comprises the parent company, Fiskars Corporation, and its subsidiaries. The statutory governing bodies of Fiskars Corporation are the General Meeting of Shareholders, Board of Directors, the Managing Director (President and CEO) and the Auditor. Other group management supports the statutory governing bodies of Fiskars Corporation. The Company’s domicile is Raseborg, Finland.

Corporate governance at Fiskars Corporation is based on the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act, the rules and regulations concerning publicly listed companies, the Company’s Articles of Association, the charters of the Company’s Board of Directors and its Committees and the rules and guidelines of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Fiskars Corporation is a member of the Finnish Securities Market Association and complies, without exception, with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code approved by the Securities Market Association, which came into force on January 1, 2016 and can be reviewed at www.cgfinland.fi.

This is the separate Corporate Governance Statement referred to in Recommendations 1–28 of the Finnish Corporate Governance Code. This statement and the other information required by the Corporate Governance Code, the Company’s Financial Statement, the Report by the Board of Directors and the Auditor’s Report for the year 2016 are available on the Company’s website www.fiskarsgroup.com as of February 15, 2017.

Ultimate decision-making power is vested in Fiskars Corporation's shareholders at the General Meeting of Shareholders. Fiskars Board of Directors is responsible for the management and proper arrangement of the operations of the Company. The Managing Director (President and CEO) is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company under the instructions and orders of the Board of Directors.

Corporate governance statements

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Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2016
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2015
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2014
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2013
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2012
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2011
Corporate Governance Statement for the year 2010

 

Diversity policy for the Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation

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Diversity policy for the Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation

 

Updated February 15, 2017