The updated Corporate Governance Statement pursuant to section 289a of the HGB will be made accessible to the public from 27 March 2014 at > Investor Relations > Corporate Governance > Corporate Governance Statement.

In addition to the Corporate Governance Report (including the Statement of Compliance in accordance with section 161 of the German Public Companies Act), the Corporate Governance Statement includes relevant information on corporate governance practices applied at KSB AG that go beyond statutory requirements. Also described are the working methods of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board, and the composition and working methods of the committees of the Supervisory Board.