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EANS-News: Klöckner & Co SE: Supervisory Board appoints Karsten Lork (49) as Member of the Management Board with responsibility for Europe and Asia

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Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)

Duisburg (euro adhoc) - Duisburg, January 10, 2013 - The Supervisory Board of
Klöckner & Co SE has appointed Karsten Lork as a member of the Company's
Management Board with responsibility for Europe and Asia.
Karsten Lork, who will take up office on February 1, 2013, holds a business
degree and has 20 years of experience in the steel and metal industry. Following
various management positions in the Krupp and subsequently the ThyssenKrupp
Group, Mr. Lork was most recently Chief Sales Officer and member of the board of
the Inoxum Group (previously the ThyssenKrupp Stainless Segment), now owned by
Outokumpu. Going forward, Mr. Lork will take over responsibility for the Europe
and Asia activities, of which CEO Gisbert Rühl is currently acting head. This
completes an expansion of the Management Board announced some time ago. The
future Management Board comprises four members.
 
About Klöckner & Co:
Klöckner & Co is the largest producer-independent distributor of steel and metal
products and one of the leading steel service center companies in the European
and American markets combined. The core business of 
Klöckner & Co is the warehousing and distribution of steel and non-ferrous
metals as well as the operation of steel service centers. Based on the Group's
distribution and service network, more than 170,000 customers are supplied
through around 260 locations in 19 countries. Currently 
Klöckner & Co employs around 11,000 employees. The Group had sales of around
EUR7.1 billion in fiscal 2011.

The shares of Klöckner & Co SE are admitted to trading on the regulated market
segment (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter
Wertpapierbörse) with further post-admission obligations (Prime Standard).
Klöckner & Co shares are listed in the MDAX®-Index of Deutsche Börse.

ISIN: DE000KC01000; WKN: KC0100; Common Code: 025808576.

Contact:
Dr. Thilo Theilen - Press Spokesperson 
Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications 
Telephone:      +49 (0) 203-307-2050
Fax:            +49 (0) 203-307-5025
Email:  thilo.theilen@kloeckner.com


Further inquiry note:
Dr. Thilo Theilen
Leiter Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Telefon: +49 (0)203 307 2050
E-Mail: thilo.theilen@kloeckner.com

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company:     Klöckner & Co SE
             Am Silberpalais 1
             D-47057 Duisburg
phone:       +49(0)203-307-0
FAX:         +49(0)203-307-5000
mail:     info@kloeckner.de
WWW:      http://www.kloeckner.de
sector:      Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:        DE000KC01000
indexes:     CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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