In NLB we are committed to developing a culture of responsibility for the client, we comply with the regulations, professional standards, the principles of business excellence and integrity, as well as nurturing a lean organisation and individuals working in it.
The trust shown in us by clients, fellow employees, shareholders and society at large gives us great responsibility. We earn it by working with others for a positive change, mutual benefits and growth in environments we operate in. When we incorporate our values into everything we do, we take responsibility for taking care of the value of the assets we have been entrusted with and we contribute to the positive development of our environment.
The Management Board of NLB leads, presents and acts in the name of the bank individually and on its own responsibility and has the authority in accordance with law and the Bank's Act. The Management Board consist of 4 members, Mr. Blaž Brodnjak, Mr. Archibald Kremser, Mr. Andreas Burkhardt and László Pelle.
With the aim of appropriate and effective performance management, the Management Board has created a system of adequate risk management, internal audit and corporate management. Working bodies of the Management Board are:
The Supervisory Board of NLB has 6 members, appointed by the bank's shareholders' assembly. Its primary role is to follow and supervise bank governance and the bank's performance. Working bodies of the Supervisory Board are:
Strategy and Development Committee oversees strategic policy and prepares suggested decisions in the fields of information system development, product and service development, the banks operations on domestic and foreign markets and the organisation of NLB.
Audit Committee implements decisions in the area of internal audit and compliance with the law, internal and external audit reports and in evaluating audit procedures.
Risk Committee oversees risks management policies and procedures and risk operations organisation of NLB.
Appointment and Remuneration Committee implements decisions on remunerations policy.
Shareholders exercise their rights at NLB Bank's General Meeting. The Management Board or the Supervisory Board summon assemblies at least once a year and within six months of the end of each financial year. Announcements need to be published at least one month before the date of the General Meeting.
Shareholders can exercise their rights at the General Meeting either in person, by legal representative or by proxy. Participation requires submitting to NLB Bank appropriate documentation verifying identification. Shareholders are obliged to announce their participation on NLB Bank's General Meeting at least 3 days prior to the meeting, and declare the total number of their shares to be used when voting at the Assembly.
Shareholders, who own at least 5% of nominal capital, can submit a written demand that the Supervisory Board summon a General Meeting of Shareholders or that a certain issue is put on the agenda at the Assembly.
Decisions made at the Assembly can be enforced by a majority vote of Shareholders, unless the law or the Company's Act state otherwise.