This excerpt taken from the GVHR DEF 14A filed Apr 12, 2007.
INFORMATION REGARDING OUR BOARD AND ITS COMMITTEES
Gevitys system of governance is allocated between our companys shareholders, our board of directors and our employee management team. Our shareholders elect the board and vote on extraordinary matters, the board acts as the companys governing body, and management runs the companys day-to-day operations. Our board of directors currently consists of nine directors, eight of whom are being nominated for re-election as described in Proposal: Election of Directors.