Semperit AG Holding

EANS-News: Semperit AG Holding
Annual General Meeting approves dividend of EUR 0.80 per share
Supervisory Board extends mandate of CEO Thomas Fahnemann until December 31, 2016

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings

Wien (euro adhoc) - Vienna, April 30, 2013 - This year's Annual General Meeting
of Semperit AG Holding approved an unchanged dividend to previous year of EUR
0.80 per share for 2012. This corresponds to a dividend payout of 35.6% of net
profit compared to 31.7% in 2011 and is therefore in line with the
growth-oriented dividend policy. The ex-dividend day is scheduled for May 7,
2013. The dividend payment date is set for May 14, 2013.

The expired Supervisory Board mandates of Dr. Michael Junghans (Deputy Chairman)
and Mag. Andreas Schmidradner were extended by the Annual General Meeting. With
respect to the shareholder representatives, the Supervisory Board consists of
Veit Sorger (Chairman), Michael Junghans (Deputy Chairman), Walter
Koppensteiner, Patrick Prügger, Andreas Schmidradner and Ingrid Wesseln. 

Moreover, the Annual General Meeting of Semperit AG Holding discharged the
members of the Management Board and Supervisory Board from liability with
respect to their management and supervisory activities in 2012. Ernst & Young
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Vienna, was again appointed to serve as
the auditor of the financial statements and consolidated financial statements
for 2013.

In today's constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board Veit Sorger as Chairman
of the Supervisory Board and Michael Junghans as Deputy Chairman were reelected.

The Supervisory Board has extended at today's meeting the mandate of Chief
Executive Officer Thomas Fahnemann by three years and one month until December
31, 2016. 

Thomas Fahnemann has been working for Semperit since December 1, 2010, and was
appointed to serve as Chief Executive Officer on April 14, 2011. He heads the
Medical and Industrial Sector and is also responsible for Corporate Development,
Human Resources, Communications, Procurement and Logistics. 

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 Chief Technology Officer
Richard Ehrenfeldner.


About Semperit
The publicly listed Semperit AG Holding company is an internationally-oriented
group that develops, produces, and sells highly specialised rubber and plastic
products for the medical and industrial sectors: examination and surgical
gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails,
construction profiles, cable car rings, and products for railway
superstructures. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian company, which
was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna, and the global R & D centre is in
Wimpassing, Lower Austria. The Semperit Group employs about 9,600 people
worldwide, including more than 7,000 in Asia and more than 700 in Austria. The
group has 22 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in
Europe, Asia, and America. In fiscal 2012, the group generated sales of EUR 829
million and an EBITDA of EUR 109 million.

About Thomas Fahnemann
Following his studies in business administration in Mainz, Germany, Thomas
Fahnemann completed an Executive MBA Program at Northwestern University in
Chicago. Thomas Fahnemann began his professional career with Hoechst AG in
Frankfurt in 1983. He subsequently assumed several executive positions in
Germany and the USA. In 1995, he was named Group Department Manager for Trevira
in North Carolina, USA and later served as Chief Operating Officer for KoSa in
Houston, USA starting in 1998. In 2003, he returned to Austria and worked as CEO
and Chairman of the Management Board of Lenzing AG. From 2009 to 2010 he assumed
the position of Chairman of the Management Board of RHI AG based in Vienna. 
Thomas Fahnemann was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1961. He is married
and has four children.


Further inquiry note:
Martina Büchele 		
Head of Group Communications
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8621		
martina.buechele@semperitgroup.com
www.semperitgroup.com
www.facebook.com/SemperitAGHolding
https://twitter.com/semperitgroup


Clemens Taschée	  
Head of Group Accounting	  
Tel.: +43 (1)79 777-230	  
clemens.taschee@semperitgroup.com

Stefan Marin	
Investor Relations	
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8210
stefan.marin@semperitgroup.com

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company:     Semperit AG Holding
             Modecenterstrasse 22
             A-1030 Wien
phone:       +43 1 79 777-210
FAX:         +43 1 79 777-602
mail:     investor@semperitgroup.com
WWW:      www.semperitgroup.com
sector:      Synthetics & Plastics
ISIN:        AT0000785555
indexes:     WBI, ViDX, Prime Market
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, official market: Wien, stock market: Stuttgart,
             Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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