Fundamentals of the quarterly statement

The accounting policies used in this quarterly statement are essentially the same as those used for the year ended 31 December 2018. The reporting currency is the euro.

Management and control

On 5 February 2019, the chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr John Feldmann informed KION Group AG that he will be stepping down as chairman of the Supervisory Board and as a member of the Supervisory Board at the end of the Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2019. A proposal will be made to the Annual General Meeting that Dr Michael Macht, who has been appointed by the court to the Supervisory Board for the period until the upcoming Annual General Meeting, and Tan Xuguang, Chairman of Weichai Power, be elected to rejoin the Supervisory Board as shareholder representatives. At its constitutive meeting after the Annual General Meeting, the Supervisory Board plans to elect Dr Michael Macht as chairman.