Lenzing AG

EANS-Adhoc: Lenzing AG
Unchanged dividend payment of EUR 14.00 per share for 2009 - Preliminary figures 2009 confirmed - New management board member appointed

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ad-hoc disclosure transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Company Information 26.03.2010 The Lenzing Group confirms the preliminary figures of the annual report 2009 published on 4 March 2010: Consolidated sales in 2009 declined to EUR 1.25 bill. (2008: EUR 1.33 bill.), mainly as a result of weaker fiber prices. Consolidated EBITDA at EUR 182.0 mill. (2008: EUR 200.8 mill.) fell by 9.3 %. EBIT declined by 22.7 % to EUR 100.7 mill. (2008: EUR 130.3 mill.). The Lenzing Group therefore achieved an altogether satisfactory result in the face of the difficult situation of the global economy. Dividend proposal of EUR 14.00 per share The Lenzing management board will propose the payment of a dividend of EUR 14.00 (2008: EUR 14.00) for business year 2009 to the regular shareholders' meeting. It will take place at Voecklabruck, Austria on 30 April 2010. The results of the first quarter 2010 will be published on 11 May 2010. New management board member appointed At today's meeting of the supervisory board of Lenzing AG Thomas G. Winkler was appointed to the management board for a period of three years starting from 1 April 2010. He will be responsible for finance (CFO). Thomas G. Winkler is a financial expert with 12 years of international experience, in particular six years as chief financial officer of T-Mobile's global operations. As of 1 April 2010 the management board will therefore consist of Peter Untersperger (chairman), Friedrich Weninger (member) and Thomas G. Winkler (member). end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Lenzing AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Lenzing AG Mag. Angelika Guldt Tel.: +43 (0) 7672-701-2713 Fax: +43 (0) 07672-96301 mailto:a.guldt@lenzing.com Branche: Chemicals ISIN: AT0000644505 WKN: 852927 Index: WBI Börsen: Berlin / free trade Wien / official dealing

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