DGAP-Ad-hoc: Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. / Key word(s): Miscellaneous Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. : Independent governance strengthened at Steinhoff 08-Dec-2017 / 17:33 CET/CEST Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
Independent governance strengthened at Steinhoff
Following the resignation of the former CEO, Markus Jooste, and subsequent events, the Supervisory Board of the Company has taken a number of actions to date, including the following:
- A board subcommittee, composed solely of independent non-executive directors and headed by Johan van Zyl has been constituted to bolster the independent governance of the group. The other members are Dr Steve Booysen and Ms Heather Sonn;
- The audit committee is working with our statutory auditors, Deloitte to facilitate the release of our audited financial statements;
- PWC has been appointed as forensic investigators and they have commenced their investigations; and
Trading in the underlying businesses across the globe continues uninterrupted particularly in the pre-Christmas period.
Steinhoff is a global group with 130 000 employees in its underlying operations comprising approximately 12 000 retail outlets in 30 countries with many successful underlying operations.
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|Company:||Steinhoff International Holdings N.V.|
|1017 CA Amsterdam|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange|
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