Wincor Nixdorf's Group Internal Audit conducts regular checks on the internal control systems and business processes of both subsidiaries and centralized functions with regard to compliance, cost-effectiveness, efficiency, and security. In particular, it monitors compliance with directives, organizational precautionary measures, financial indicators relating to the income statement and statement of financial position, and the structure of contracts, in addition to drawing up proposals for process optimization. As an independent body, it reports directly to the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board's Audit Committee.