Bielefeld. GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft achieved second place with its Annual Report 2011 amongst all the MDAX companies participating in the manager magazin ranking. GILDEMEISTER's exemplary and transparent reporting was once again the recipient of an award yesterday evening in Frankfurt.
The Annual Report 2011 convinces with its high degree of transparency, in-depth reporting and innovative design. The jurors highlighted the excellent discussion of the changes of results of operations and financial position as well as the detailed report on the outlook for their exemplary nature. In the overall ranking of the 160 annual reports that were analysed in total, GILDEMEISTER achieved third place. The award-winning annual report's slogan "Creating the future. Forming real value" emphasises the group's focus on forward-looking innovations as well as a sustainable corporate management. The accompanying magazine illustrates the individual GILDEMEISTER business divisions.
For the 18th time, manager magazin is honouring the annual reports of listed German and European corporations. The competition is independent and one of the largest worldwide. A team of experts led by Professor Dr. Dr. Jörg Baetge of the Department of Accountancy at the University of Munster analyses annual reports from the DAX, MDAX, SDAX, TecDAX and Stoxx 50 indices as well as those of newly listed companies.
The Executive Board