The Shareholders’ General Meeting elects and appoints the Group’s external auditors on an annual basis. In March 2012, PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (PwC), Basel, was re-elected for an eighth consecutive year as the auditor of Straumann Holding AG. The auditor in charge was Dr Rodolfo Gerber, Swiss Certified Public Accountant, who took over the mandate in 2012.
|(in CHF 1 000)||2012||2011|
|Total audit fees||928||949|
|Transaction services (Neodent acquisition)||447||n/a|
|Total non-audit fees||1744||1985|