In accordance with the original Belgian Code on Corporate Governance published in 2004, the Board of Directors has,on 16 December 2005, adopted the Bekaert Corporate Governance Charter
Following the publication of the 2009 Belgian Code on Corporate Governance, the Board of Directors has, on 22 December 2009, adopted the 2009 Code as the reference code for Bekaert and revised the Bekaert Corporate Governance Charter.
The Bekaert Corporate Governance Charter was further revised by the Board of Directors on 13 November 2014 and on 28 July 2016 (the “Bekaert Charter
Bekaert complies in principle with the Belgian Corporate Governance Code, and explains in the Bekaert Charter and in this Corporate Governance Statement why it departs from some of its provisions.
The Belgian Corporate Governance Code is available at www.corporategovernancecommittee.be