Management Board mandat of CEO Thomas Fahnemann extended

26.04.2016 (Press information)

Management Board

  • Michele Melchiorre newly appointed to the Management Board as of June 2016
  • Annual General Meeting resolves to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share

In today’s constituent meeting the Supervisory Board of Semperit AG Holding extended the Management Board mandate of Chairman Thomas Fahnemann for another term until 31 December 2019. Michele Melchiorre has been newly appointed as Chief Technical Officer and member of the Management Board effective from June 2016. His main responsibility will be the technical operations in the Industrial Sector. Member of the Management Board Richard Ehrenfeldner will focus on the development of the Sempermed segment.

Veit Sorger, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, says, “The target growth of Semperit in the glove business, in particular the expansion of our operations in Malaysia, calls for a stronger focus of the Management Board especially on operative-technical issues in the coming years. Richard Ehrenfeldner is predestined to push Sempermed’s further development due to his extensive experience in the glove business.”

The new member of the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding, Michele Melchiorre (51 years), is a native Italian and studied engineering in Aachen. He held leading positions in the automotive and aircraft industries with globally operating companies such as Daimler-Chrysler, Fiat and Bombardier.

Annual General Meeting resolves a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share

Today the 127th ordinary Annual General Meeting of Semperit AG Holding among other topics resolved to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share (previous year: EUR 1.10 plus special dividend EUR 4.90) for the financial year 2015. The ex-dividend day is scheduled for May 3, 2016. The dividend payout date has been set for May 6, 2016.

Management and Supervisory Boards were granted discharge. In addition, Stephan B. Tanda was newly elected to the Supervisory Board. The mandate of Andreas Schmidradner was extended. In the constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board, Veit Sorger was confirmed in his function as Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Felix Strohbichler as his Deputy Chairman.

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