The Board of Directors of the Medical and Surgical Centre Ltd [the legal entity behind Fortis Clinique Darné] endeavours to maintain a high standard of business ethics and compliance to current regulations and legislations across the company in the management of its affairs and its relations with its stakeholders. In line with the recommendations of the National Code on Corporate Governance, the Board has set up a Corporate Governance Committee and an Audit Committee. Certain specific issues on the management of the company are delegated to them for their recommendations, which are submitted to the Board for approval.
The Corporate Governance Committee, in addition to its role of advising the Board on its responsibilities in ensuring sound governance, acts as a remuneration and nomination committee with respect to recruitment and appointment of directors and executives and advice on the remuneration policy of the company. The Committee is composed of three members, namely Mr. Ashish Bhatia, Dr. Marie Marc Guy Adam and Mrs. Christine Sauzier who are responsible for providing guidance to the Board on aspects of Corporate Governance and for recommending the adoption of policies and best practices.
The Audit Committee was set up to assist the Board of Directors in discharging its duties in respect of safeguarding the company's assets, ensuring that adequate internal control systems and processes are in place and are fully operational, the implementation of risk control measures and review and the monitoring of the company's financial statements in accordance with Companies Act 2001 and accounting standards. The Committee is composed of three members, namely Messrs. Jérôme De Chasteauneuf, as Chairperson, Antoine Michel Thomas and Rajiv Puri.