MEDIA! AG für innovative Medientechnologie

euro adhoc: MEDIA! AG für innovative Medientechnologie
Management Changes

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------- MEDIA! AG is announcing important new developments during the course of its restructuring. Dr. Arno Haselhorst will take up the position of Chief Executive of MEDIA! AG, Mr Tim Diepenbrock will take up the position of Board Member of Finance and the lawyer Mr Walter F. Kalthoff will be appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board. As of 15 September 2002 Dr. Arno Haselhorst (38) has been appointed to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of MEDIA! AG, Munich. Tim Diepenbrock (39) will take up the position of Board Member of Finance effective as of 01. October 2002. Furthermore the Supervisory Board has voted for the lawyer Mr Walter F. Kalthoff to take up the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board as well as Dr. Stefan Göckeler as vice-chairman. The previous Chairman of the Board, Mr Patrick Hoffman, will remain with MEDIA! AG as Member of the Supervisory Board. Current members of the board will remain with the company or with affiliated companies in order to provide continuity for the current restructuring process. Mr Karl-Heinz Kragler, the current Finance Board Member and speaker of the board will keep a position in the board. Mr Andreas Raddatz will leave the board of MEDIA! AG upon his own request and will concentrate on his duties as Managing Director of the Kiel/Hamburg based AVT Media! GmbH. AVT MEDIA! GmbH is a 100% subsiduary of M.K.B GmbH which is one of the new main shareholders of MEDIA! AG. In recent months important steps have been initiated and partly taken in order to restructure MEDIA! AG. These additional personnel changes in the board will exonerate the being board-member and will enforce the restructuring process and form the basis for a successful new strategic direction. Dr. Haselhorst has gained substantial management experience as well as a profound knowledge of the media industry. After a commercial trainee scheme and studies of business and economy Dr. Haselhorst worked for the well established consulting firm Roland Berger & Partner GmbH. From 1999 until 2001 he was employed as Member of the Board for Finance by the formerly Neuer Markt listed RTV Family Entertainment AG. Since 2001 Dr. Haselhorst has been employed by Euvia Media AG where he contributed significantly towards the reformation of the former TV station TM3 to NEUN LIVE, a Call-In and Travel Home Shopping broadcaster. Mr Diepenbrock has gained extensive management experience in industrial engineering, an industry which has shown many similarities with the business model of MEDIA! AG. After his studies of business and economy, Mr. Diepenbrock worked for Klöckner & Co AG as of 1990 in the position of Assistant to the CEO which in 1993 lead on to a position of Managing Director of an affiliated company in Asia. From 1996 until 2001 Mr Diepenbrock maintained a number of management responsibilities with ThyssenKrupp Industrieservice GmbH in particular the position of Managing Director Finance for a number of affiliated companies. As of 1998 until now he has filled the position of Managing Director Finance of Wicke GmbH & Co. KG. end of announcement euro adhoc 12.09.2002 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Further inquiry note: MEDIA! AG Tel.: +49(0)89620111155 E-Mail: Branche: Media ISIN: DE0006633308 WKN: 663330 Index: Nemax All Share Börsen: Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / Neuer Markt Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade Bayerische Börse / free trade Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB) / free trade Börse Düsseldorf / free trade Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade

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