1. Scope of application
These compliance guidelines of the HÖRMANN Group set out the common framework for HÖRMANN Industries GmbH and its subsidiaries and equity investments (hereinafter also referred to collectively as the “HÖRMANN Group”).
The management boards and managing directors of the subsidiaries and equity investments are obliged to ensure that these guidelines are applied as binding within their respective companies. Employees who conduct themselves with personal integrity are essential to the credibility and strong public image of the HÖRMANN Group. Every employee is obliged to know and comply with the relevant laws and provisions, including these compliance guidelines. Any breach may have disciplinary consequences up to and including the termination of the employment relationship.
2. Organisation, leadership, supervision
The high degree of independence and personal responsibility enjoyed by the managing directors of the individual Group companies ensures that they are extremely motivated to respond quickly, expertly and successfully to the requirements of the market and customers. The management structure selected to achieve this – comprising responsible managing boards and managing directors advised and monitored by supervisory boards, advisory boards and the HÖRMANN Industries – serves to protect the legitimate interests of the company and its shareholders while also providing the best possible support for operating business.
3. Integrity: Compliance with laws and internal regulations
Strict compliance with the law and the regulations prescribed by the HÖRMANN Group for its employees forms the basis for the actions of the HÖRMANN Group’s employees. Fair, correct and legally sound business dealings with customers, suppliers and all other business partners create the foundations for cooperation in a spirit of mutual trust. More detailed provisions are set out in additional binding guidelines of the HÖRMANN Group.
Good business relationships
Cooperation with business partners
Integrity in competition
Integrity in foreign trade
Prevention of conflicts of interest