Exel Composites’ corporate governance complies with the Finnish Companies Act, national and EU legislation covering the securities markets and other official regulations related to the governance of public joint stock companies. The principles set out here complement the applicable legislation.
Furthermore, Exel Composites complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code, published by Securities Market Association and which is available at www.cgfinland.fi.
The administrative bodies of Exel Composites Plc are the General Meeting, the Board of Directors and the President and CEO. The Management Group assists the President and CEO in the operative management of the Company.
The highest decision-making power in the Company is exercised by shareholders at General Meetings (GM) convened by Exel Composites’ Board of Directors. These meetings consist of Annual General Meetings and, if necessary, Extraordinary General Meetings. The General Meetings shall be held either in Mäntyharju, Helsinki or Vantaa, Finland.
Code of Conduct
The Board of Directors have implemented a Code of Conduct describing the Group’s responsibilities and relationships with the environment and its stakeholder groups, including employees, customers and suppliers. The Code of Conduct is complemented with the Group’s corporate values and policies.
Exel Composites has adopted a Supplier Code of Conduct, which is based on this Code of Conduct, and expects all its suppliers and business partners to operate in accordance with its requirements.
Confidential whistleblowing channel
Exel Composites offers an anonymous and fully confidential whistleblowing channel for internal and external stakeholders to voice concerns or report non-compliance.
In order to ensure objective and confidential process, the reports are received by an external party who has the responsibility of initiating the necessary processes and following up the matter in question.
All reports will be taken with due seriousness, reviewed diligently and resolved objectively and properly.
We have zero tolerance for any form of retaliation of any kind against individuals who voice their concerns, report violations or assist in investigations of possible violations.
Individuals who report a suspected violation in good faith will not be subject to any retributions or punishment by Exel Composites, even if this claim is later found to be without merit.