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DGAP-Adhoc: Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG: Strengthening of Management Team on Group Level

Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

05.09.2014 17:30

Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR
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Lindt & Sprüngli

MEDIA RELEASE

Strengthening of Management Team on Group Level

Kilchberg, 5 September 2014 - Lindt & Sprüngli Group strengthens top level
management with immediate effect. Ralf Fallegger, former member of the
Extended Group Management, is appointed as a member of the Group
Management.

Rolf Fallegger started his career at Lindt & Sprüngli in 1997 as marketing
director at Lindt & Sprüngli Switzerland. He was then appointed CEO of the
Lindt & Sprüngli subsidiary companies in Great Britain and France. In 2009,
he returned to the Swiss base and has been a member of the Extended Group
Management since 2011. In his function at Group level Rolf Fallegger is
responsible for the development of specific markets.

The enlargement of the Group Management and the resulting strengthening of
the management structure is an important and future oriented step in view
of the adaptation of the Group wide organization to the challenges of the
future and the ongoing geographic expansion.

Andreas Pfluger, member of the group management assumes the additional
responsibility of the newly acquired company Russell Stover Candy Inc. as
President and CEO.

About Lindt & Sprüngli: Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG is the
worldwide leader in the premium chocolate segment and was founded more than
165 years ago in Zurich. Lindt & Sprüngli quality chocolate is manufactured
in eight own production facilities in Europe and the US and is sold by 20
own subsidiaries as well as a widespread network of independent
distributors around the world. The Lindt & Sprüngli Group employs more than
9000 people and achieved sales of 2.8 billion Swiss francs in 2013.

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Language:               English
Company:                Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG
                        Seestrasse 204
                        8802 Kilchberg
                        Switzerland
Phone:                  + 41 44 716 25 37
Fax:                    + 41 44 716 26 60
E-mail:              zdrozd@lindt.com
Internet:            www.lindt.com
ISIN:                   CH0010570759, CH0010570767
Valor:                  1057075, 1057076
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