The Compensation Report describes the compensation principles and programs, as well as the governance framework related to the compensation of the Board of Directors and the Members of Sika’s Group Management. The report also provides details regarding the compensation programs and the payments made to Members of the Board of Directors and of Group Management in the 2023 business year.

The Compensation Report is written in accordance with the Swiss Code of Obligations, the standard relating to information on Corporate Governance of the SIX Swiss Exchange, and the principles of the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance by economiesuisse. It has the following structure:

Board of Directors
"Looking ahead, we will continue to assess and review our compensation programs to ensure that they are still fulfilling their purpose in the evolving context in which the company operates and are aligned with the interests of our shareholders. We will also continue to maintain an open dialogue with our shareholders and their representatives. We would like to thank you for sharing your perspectives on executive compensation with us, and trust that you will find this report informative." Justin M. Howell, Chair of the Nomination and Compensation Committee