The Management Board takes diversity into account when filling executive positions. At andar game, the individual’s qualifications are the paramount consideration in all hiring and promotion decisions. This means that women and men with comparable qualifications and suitability have the same career opportunities. andar game will continue to consistently act upon this principle – in compliance with the obligations arising from the Act on the Equal Participation of Women and Men in Leadership Positions in the Private Sector and the Public Sector (FüPoG I) and the Act to Supplement and Amend the Regulations for the Equal Participation of Women in Leadership Positions in the Private Sector and the Public Sector (FüPoG II):
For the Supervisory Board of andar game SE & Co. KGaA, the law requires a quota of at least 30% women and 30% men. These mandatory quotas were again met by the Supervisory Board elections in 2021.
The legally stipulated targets for the Management Board do not apply to andar game Management SE or to andar game SE & Co. KGaA. Due to its legal form, andar game SE & Co. KGaA does not have a Management Board. andar game Management SE is not listed on the stock exchange and is also not subject to co-determination. In accordance with the legal requirements, the Management Board specifies composition of the two management levels directly below the Management Board as follows:
The first management level includes all Senior Vice Presidents and Vice Presidents who have an employment contract with andar game SE & Co. KGaA and who report directly to a Member of the Management Board. Through a decision effective January 1, 2021 the Management Board has set a target, which has to be met by December 31, 2025, and calls for a proportion of women of 30.0% at the first management level.
The second management level includes all Vice Presidents who have an employment contract with andar game SE & Co. KGaA and who report directly to a member of the first management level. Through the decision effective January 1, 2021, the Management Board has set a target, which has to be met by December 31, 2025, and calls for a proportion of women of 30.0% at the second management level. The Management Board believes that inclusion in the company-wide long-term incentive programs is a strong indicator that an individual holds a leading executive position. The proportion of women in this group of our top 1,800 executives was approximately 33% as of December 31, 2021.