The roles and responsibilities of the Audit Committee are set out in the Audit Committee’s terms of reference, which are available on the company’s website. According to the Audit Committee's terms of reference, its tasks include (amongst other things): (i) the monitoring of the financial-accounting process, the efficiency of the internal management system, the internal audit and risk management system; (ii) the monitoring of the statutory audit of the annual accounts, and in particular the audit process; (iii) the review and monitoring of the independence of the external auditor; and (iv) the nomination for appointment of the external auditor by the General Meeting of Shareholders.
The Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee is a combination of both the Remuneration Committee and the selection and Appointment Committee. It discharges all roles and responsibilities of both a typical Remuneration Committee and a selection and Appointment Committee as provided by the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. Its roles and responsibilities are furthermore detailed in the Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee's terms of reference, which are available on the company’s website and include: (i) the preparation of proposals of the Board on the Remuneration Policy to be adopted by the General Meeting; (ii) the proposals on the remuneration of executive Directors to be determined by the Board; (iii) the preparation of the selection criteria and appointment procedures for Directors, and the composition of the profile of the Board; and (iv) the proposal for Directors' appointments and reappointments.