Shareholdings in the Company
The principal shareholder in the Company is Gerling-Konzern Versiche- rungs-Beteiligungs-AG (GKB), Cologne, which controls over half our share capital. We have been notified of this majority holding in accordance with Section 20 Para. 4 of the German Public Corporation Act (AktG).
Consolidated financial statements
The consolidated financial statements and the consolidated management report are prepared by GKB and are available from the Cologne Com- mercial Registry. Owing to the inclusion of our subsidiaries in the afore- mentioned consolidated financial statements, we are exempted under Section 291 of the German Commercial Code from the requirement to prepare consolidated financial statements and a consolidated manage- ment report of our own.
Commissions and other remuneration for insurance agents, personnel expenses
2001 € 1,000
2000 € 1,000
Wages and salaries
Social insurance contributions and family aid
Figures of the preceding year were updated by including the corres- ponding figures of foreign branch establishments.
6,634 2,4502,350 39,238
Total remuneration of active members of the Executive Board for their services to the Company amounted to € 2,119 thousand. Payments to former members of the Executive Board or their surviving dependants totalled € 962 thousand. Remuneration of members of the Supervisory Board totalled € 310 thousand. The members of the Supervisory Board and Executive Board of the Company are listed on pages 4 to 5. In the year under review, the Company employed 527 persons on average, 47 of whom were managerial personnel.
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