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Remuneration report

Remuneration reportExecutive Board remuneration for the year 2019

This remuneration report outlines the principles governing the remuneration system applicable to the members of Deutsche Börse AG’s Executive Board: it also describes the structure and amount of remuneration payable to them, together with the principles governing Supervisory Board remuneration, and the amounts payable. The remuneration report is part of the combined management report and complies with the requirements of the Handelsgesetzbuch (HGB, German Commercial Code), the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and German Accounting Standard No. 17 (Reporting on the Remuneration of Members of Governing Bodies). In addition, the remuneration report (including the remuneration systems for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board outlined therein) complies with almost all recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code (the “Code”) as amended on 7 February 2017 (the “GCGC 2017); for details, please refer to the “Combined corporate governance statement and corporate governance report”. The remuneration report (including the remuneration systems for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board) also complies with almost all recommendations of the Code as amended on 16 December 2019 (the “GCGC 2020”); compliance will increase even further for the remuneration systems for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board adjusted with effect from the 2020 financial year.

The remuneration report comprises two sections: “Remuneration systems for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board” and “Total remuneration and remuneration amounts for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board”.