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Bregenz – Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler, chairwoman of the supervisory board of Wolford AG since September 18, 2014, informed the company that she resigns as chairwoman with immediate effect and will leave the supervisory board in accordance with the articles of association as of September 8, 2017, in order to be able to participate in the ongoing bidding process. Until the day of the annual general meeting the deputy chairwoman of the supervisory board, Claudia Beermann, assumes the chair of the supervisory board. The new chair will be elected at the next supervisory board meeting following the annual general meeting on September 14, 2017.

end of disclosed inside information ================================================================================ Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler expressed her gratitude to the management board and the staff for their efforts involved in the realignment of the company which is now underway. “Important preconditions for the successful future of Wolford have been created on the basis of the jointly developed concept and immediate start of restructuring measures, the securing of financing and the initiation of a professional M&A process”, Dr. Mei-Pochtler said. Furthermore, she thanked her colleagues on the supervisory board for their intensive work over the last three years, in particular the employee representatives for their constructive and trustful cooperation.

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: Wolford Aktiengesellschaft Wolfordstrasse 1 A-6900 Bregenz
phone: +43(0) 5574 690-1268
FAX: +43(0) 5574 690-1219
mail: investor@wolford.com
WWW: http://company.wolford.com
ISIN: AT0000834007
indexes: ATX GP
stockmarkets: Wien, New York, Frankfurt
language: English

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