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Allianz Annual Report 2012

Principal accountant fees and services KPMGAGWirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft(KPMGAG)serves as the external auditing firm for the ­­Allianz Group. Fees billed by KPMG AG and affiliated entities, and KPMG AG and the worldwide member firms of KPMG International (KPMG) are disclosed in four categories: KPMG Fees D 148 € mn KPMG worldwide thereof: KPMG AG and affiliated entities 1 2012 2011 2012 2011 Audit fees 36.8 34.6 16.7 15.5 Audit-related fees 7.9 3.8 6.6 2.7 Tax fees 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.1 All other fees 2.2 2.4 1.2 2.0 Total  49.2 42.6 26.2 21.3 1 As of 31 December 2012, KPMG AG and affiliated entities comprised KPMG operations in Belgium, Germany, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Audit fees KPMGbilledthe­­AllianzGroupanaggregateof€ 36.8 mn(2011: € 34.6 mn)inconnectionwithprofessionalservicesrendered for the audit of the ­­Allianz Group’s consolidated financial statements, statutory audits of the financial statements of ­­Allianz SE and its subsidiaries and services normally pro- vided by KPMG in connection with statutory and regulatory filings or engagements. These services consisted mainly of periodic review engagements and the annual audit. Audit-related fees KPMG charged the ­­Allianz Group an aggregate of € 7.9 mn (2011: € 3.8 mn) for assurance and related services that are reasonably related to the performance of the audit or re- view of the financial statements and are not reported with- in audit fees. These services consisted primarily of advisory and consulting services related to accounting and financial reporting standards and financial due diligence services. 51 – Other information Number of Employees number of employees D 146 as of 31 December 2012 2011 Germany 40,882 40,837 Other countries 103,212 101,101 Total 144,094 141,938 The average total number of employees for the year ended 31 December 2012 was 142,733. Personnel expenses Personnel expenses D 147 € mn 2012 2011 2010 Salaries and wages 8,875 8,355 8,344 Social security contributions and employee assistance 1,214 1,136 1,107 Expenses for pensions and other post-retirement benefits 1,052 1,034 1,100 Total 11,141 10,525 10,551 Issuance of the Declaration of Compliance with the German Corporate Governance Code according to § 161 AktG On 12 December 2012, the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of ­­Allianz SE issued the Declaration of Compliance according to § 161 AktG, which was made per- manently available to the shareholders on the company’s website. The Declaration of Compliance of the publicly traded group company Oldenburgische Landesbank AG was issued in December 2012 and was made available to the sharehold- ers on a permanent basis. Annual Report 2012    Allianz Group354