Corporate governance at Fiskars Corporation is based on the Company’s Articles of Association, Finland’s Limited Liability Companies Act and the rules and regulations concerning companies listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd stock exchange. Fiskars also complies, without exception, with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code approved by the Securities Market Association, which came into force on October 1, 2010 and can be consulted at www.cgfinland.fi. This Corporate Governance Statement was published separately from the Report by the Board of Directors on the Company’s website www.fiskarsgroup.com on February 21, 2013.
Ultimate decision-making power is vested in Fiskars Corporation’s shareholders at the General Meeting of Shareholders. Fiskars’ Board of Directors is responsible for the management and proper arrangement of the operations of the Company. The Managing Director (President and CEO) is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company under the instructions and orders of the Board of Directors.