41 » Related Party Disclosures

According to the definitions of IAS 24 ‘Related Party Disclosures’, the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of adidas AG have been identified as related parties who receive remuneration solely in connection with their function as key management personnel. This Annual Report contains detailed information about the remuneration of the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of adidas AG. SEE COMPENSATION REPORT See note 42

In addition, adidas Pension Trust e.V., a registered association, is regarded as a related party. Based on a Contractual Trust Arrangement, adidas Pension Trust e.V. manages the plan assets in the form of an administrative trust to fund and protect part of the pension obligations of adidas AG. See note 25 Employees, senior executives and members of the Executive Board of adidas AG can be members of the registered association. adidas AG has the right to claim a refund of pension payments from adidas Pension Trust e.V. under specific contractually agreed conditions.