What is Logitech's fiscal year?

Logitech's fiscal year is April 1 to March 31.

back to top

When and where was Logitech incorporated?

Logitech was incorporated in 1981 in Switzerland.

back to top

When and where is Logitech's annual shareholders meeting?

We hold our annual shareholders meeting in September in Switzerland.

back to top

What Logitech securities are publicly traded and where?

Our registered shares trade on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol LOGN and on the Nasdaq under the symbol LOGI.

back to top

How many votes does each share have?

Each one of our registered shares carries the right to one vote.

back to top

Has Logitech split its shares?

Yes. Logitech's share and ADR splits, beginning with the most recent, were:

  • 2-for-1 split of shares and ADRs, effective July 14, 2006
  • 2-for-1 split of shares and ADRs, effective June 30, 2005
  • 10-for-1 split of shares, effective August 2, 2001
  • 2-for-1 split of shares and ADRs, effective July 5, 2000

back to top

Does Logitech have any anti-takeover measures in place?

No. Logitech has no specific protection against hostile takeovers in place.

Under the Swiss Stock Exchange Law, an investor who acquires 33 1/3% of all voting rights must submit a take-over offer for all shares outstanding. Logitech has not elected to change or opt-out of this rule.

back to top

Where can I find more information on Logitech's board of directors?

You can learn about our directors and executive officers here.

back to top

How many members of Logitech's board of directors are independent?

Eight members of our Board of Directors are independent.

back to top

How many board committees are in place to assist the Logitech board, and what are they?

There are four standing board committees:

  • Audit Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Committee for Board Compensation
  • Nominating Committee

Information about these committees is available here.

back to top

Are all members of your Audit Committee independent?

Yes.

back to top

Are all members of your Compensation Committee independent?

Yes.

back to top

Are Logitech's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer the same person?

No. Our chairman is Guerrino De Luca and our Chief Executive Officer is Bracken Darrell. You can read both of their biographies here.

back to top

Does Logitech have a code of ethics?

Yes. Logitech has a code of ethics that applies to all of its employees. You can find a copy of our code of ethics here.

back to top

What is Logitech doing to keep lead and other hazardous substances out of its products?

Logitech is committed to compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including the restriction of hazardous substances, such as lead, in its products. Logitech has had a program to help ensure our products are lead-free for many years. This program extends to Logitech's own manufacturing processes, as well as to Logitech's suppliers. We use third-party testing for banned substances and also have our own testing capability for components and products supplied to us. We are constantly looking for ways to make our program more effective and are driving improvements throughout our supply chain.

back to top

Does Logitech issue equity compensation to its employees?

Yes. Logitech believes that equity compensation is an important part of attracting and retaining high-caliber employees. It also aligns the interests of management and the directors of the Company with the interests of the shareholders. Accordingly, Logitech maintains a stock incentive plan for its employees.

back to top

Who is Logitech's auditor?

KPMG LLP is the independent registered public accounting firm for Logitech. The choice of auditors is subject to vote by our shareholders at our annual meeting.

back to top

What accounting principles does Logitech use for its financial statements?

We report our financial results in U.S. dollars using generally accepted accounting principles in the United States. Under Swiss law, we also report the financial results of Logitech International S.A., the Logitech holding company, using generally accepted accounting principles in Switzerland.

back to top