The New Board of Directors of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG

  • Martin Haefner elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Audit Committee formed, Chairman of the Compensation Committee elected

LUCERNE, 04-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG, a global leader in special long steel, has been newly formed following re-election and strengthening.

The newly elected member of the Board of Directors, Martin Haefner, was elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Audit Committee will continue its work with the members Hans Ziegler (Chairman), Michael Büchter and Martin Haefner (new). Members of the Compensation Committee elected by the Annual General Meeting are Edwin Eichler (Chairman, new), Marco Musetti and Dr Heinz Schumacher.

At the meeting of 8 December 2015, the Board of Directors passed a resolution that the Board of Directors of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG in plenary will assume the tasks of the Strategy Committee from 1 January 2016 onwards, for which separate meetings of the Board of Directors will be planned as necessary.

For further information please contact:
Dr Ulrich Steiner, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Phone +41 (0)41 581 4120

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The SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group is today one of the world’s leading providers of individual solutions in the special long steel products sector. The Group is one of the leading manufacturers of tool steel and non-corrosive long steel on the global market and one of the two largest companies in Europe for alloyed and high-alloyed constructional steel. With around 9,000 employees and in-house production and distribution companies in over 30 countries and on 5 continents, the company guarantees its customers a global supply and customer service, and offers them a complete production portfolio as well as sales and services around the world. They benefit from the company’s technological expertise, the consistently high product quality around the world and detailed knowledge of local markets.


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