Corporate Governance

Group structure

SFS Group is organized in three segments: Engineered Components, Fastening Systems and Distribution & Logistics.

SFS Group is organized in three segments: Engineered Components, Fastening Systems and Distribution & Logis­tics. Engineered Components develops, manufactures and sells precision components and special screws in four divisions. Fastening Systems combines the principles of threaded fastening and riveting technologies and consists of two divisions. Distribution & Logistics is a leading national sup­ply partner for fasteners, tools and architectural hardware in Switzerland and neighboring countries.

Group structure and Group Executive Board

(since 1 January 2019)

The Board of Directors and Group Executive Board are supported in their management and supervisory functions by the corporate cross-functions Technology (technology and knowledge transfer, operations, business development), Corporate IT & Finance (information technology, finance, controlling, tax, legal & compliance) and Corporate Services (human resources, communication, marketing and corporate development).

The parent company of SFS Group is SFS Group AG, domi­ciled in Heerbrugg, municipality of Widnau/SG, Switzerland. It is incorporated under Swiss law and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange AG under the Swiss Reporting Standard (security number 23.922.930, ISIN CH 023 922 930 2). Its share capital is CHF 3,750,000 (PY 3,750,000) and its market capitalization was CHF 2,861.3 million (PY 4,245.0) as at 31 December 2018.

An overview of all affiliated companies in the scope of con­solidation can be found in section 5.2 of the appendix of the Financial Report. The scope of consolidation does not con­tain any other listed companies besides SFS Group AG.