Lonza is fully committed to good corporate governance and complies with the Directive of the SWX Code. The Lonza principles and rules are laid down in the company's Articles of Association and the Regulations Governing Internal Organization and Board Committees.
Since 1999, KPMG Ltd, Badenerstrasse 172, 8026 Zurich 4, Switzerland, has held the mandate as the external statutory auditors of Lonza Group Ltd and the Group.
The auditing company is elected for a term of one year.
Regula Wallimann from KPMG Ltd has been the auditor in charge since 8 April 2009.
The Board of Directors proposes that KPMG Ltd be re-elected as statutory auditors for the business year 2011.
Head of Lonza Audit Services: Emilio Rubio, Basel (Switzerland)