Governance

Board of Management and Supervisory Board

As a German stock corporation, Deutsche Post has a dual management and supervisory structure. The members of the Board of Management are appointed by the Supervisory Board and are responsible for the management of the company. 

Corporate Governance Report

and Annual Corporate Governance Statement for Deutsche Post AG and Deutsche Post DHL Group

Declaration of Conformity

The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of the Company are obliged to declare annually that the recommendations of the Government Commission’s German Corporate Governance Code were and will be complied with, or those recommendations that were or will not be applied and why not (section 161 of the Aktiengesetz - German Public Companies Act).

Declaration of Conformity 2017

„The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG declare that the recommendations of the Government Commission German Corporate Governance Code in the version dated 5 May 2015 and published in the Federal Gazette on 12 June 2015 have been complied with also after issuance of the Declaration of Conformity in December 2016 and that all recommendations of the Code in the version dated 7 February 2017 and published in the Federal Gazette on 24 April/19 May 2017 shall be complied with in the future.”

Documents

Declaration of Conformity 2017 PDF (17 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2017 PDF (370 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2015 PDF (202 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2014 PDF (1.3 MB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2013 PDF (128 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2012 PDF (92 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2010 PDF (89 KB)
German Corporate Governance Codex 2009 PDF (68 KB)
Archive  
Declaration of Conformity 2016 PDF (16 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2015 PDF (17 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2014 PDF (14 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2013 PDF (16 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2012 PDF (15 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2011 PDF (11 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2010 PDF (11 KB)
Declaration of Conformity 2009 PDF (12 KB)

Articles of Association

The Aktiengesetz (German Stock Corporation Act) requires stock corporations to have articles of association. Deutsche Post AG’s current Articles of Association are available on our website.

Auditors

On 24 April 2018, the Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Post AG appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Düsseldorf, as auditors of the company and the Group for fiscal year 2018 and as auditors for the audit review of interim financial reports being issued before the Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held.