Supervisory Board Extends Management Board Mandate of Richard Ehrenfeldner until May 31, 2015

13.09.2011 (Press information)

Vienna, September 13, 2011

Supervisory Board Extends Management Board Mandate of Richard Ehrenfeldner until May 31, 2015

The Supervisory Board of Semperit AG Holding resolved at yesterday’s meeting to extend the employment contract of the Management Board member Richard Ehrenfeldner by three years until May 31, 2015.

As a result, Richard Ehrenfeldner will continue to serve on the Management Board with responsibility for the functions Technology, Operational Excellence, Innovation and Quality. He has been working for Semperit since June 1, 1989, serving on the Management Board since October 1, 2001.

Thus the composition of the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding remains unchanged, consisting of Chief Executive Officer Thomas Fahnemann, Chief Financial Officer Johannes Schmidt-Schultes and the other two members Richard Stralz (Marketing & Sales and Logistics) and Richard Ehrenfeldner.

About Semperit AG Holding:

Semperit AG Holding is a leading global, Austrian-based industrial group achieving growth in the fields of medicine and industry. The longstanding tradition of the company focusing on the development, production and sale of high quality rubber and plastics products dates back to the year 1824.

The Semperit Group has a leading market position on international markets based on the two pillars of its business operations, the Sector Medical (medical gloves and protective gloves for industrial applications) and the Sector Industrial (hydraulic and industrial hoses, construction profiles, industrial moulded parts, handrails, cable car technology, rubber sheeting and conveyor belts).

Semperit employs a work force of about 8,000 people at 21 production facilities and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia and America. In the first half-year 2011, the Group generated total revenue of approximately EUR 406 million, compared to about EUR 690 million for the entire year 2010.

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