The powers, tasks, and responsibilities of the Board of Directors and Group Management are set out in detail in the Organizational Rules of Sika AG and the Sika Group (available at https://www.sika.com/en/group/investors/corporate-governance/organizational-rules.html). Further, for the tasks and duties of the Board of Directors and the Group Management, reference is made to art. 8.2 and art. 10 of the Sika Articles of Association(available at https://www.sika.com/en/group/investors/corporate-governance/articles-of-association.html).