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23.02.2021 – 18:15

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EANS-News: Gerhard Hanke appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Wienerberger - IMAGE

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?	Gerhard Hanke takes over responsibility as CFO from March 1, 2021


Vienna - February 23,2021

Wienerberger AG is pleased to announce that the Supervisory Board has appointed
Gerhard Hanke as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as of March 1, 2021. He succeeds
Carlo Crosetto who has requested the Supervisory Board to accept his resignation
from the Managing Board of Wienerberger AG at his own request as of February 28,

Gerhard Hanke (50) has successfully held a variety of leadership positions -
very often combining responsibilities in Finance and Operations - in the
Wienerberger Group for more than 20 years, most recently as COO Region East/
Central of the Business Unit Wienerberger Building Solutions. As an experienced
manager with excellent industry and financial know-how, he successfully
implemented strategic growth projects and managed M&A transactions. Among other
things, he was responsible for the integration of Tondach Gleinstätten into the
Wienerberger Group. In addition, he has an excellent track record in building
highly-effective financial organizations. Before joining Wienerberger, the
business economist worked for a leading international accounting firm.

CEO Heimo Scheuch: "Gerhard Hanke joins the Managing Board as a colleague who
has a long-standing experience in our industry both financially and
operationally. His unique experience in all aspects of our Group's activities
and his strong financial background make him the best choice to implement our
Strategy 2023 with focus on operational excellence, growth and sustainability.
With the new Managing Board lined up, I am very much looking forward to
accelerating the pace of Wienerberger's transformation into a leading
international supplier of innovative building and infrastructure solutions."

Peter Steiner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: "Thanks to a focus on
operational and commercial excellence in combination with an improved cash
conversion, Wienerberger has the position to grow through customer satisfaction,
innovation and acquisitions and thus generate value for all our stakeholders. I
am delighted that with Gerhard Hanke we have a financial expert on the Managing
Board who has come up from within the company and who has a deep understanding
of our Group and our industry. With his expertise and his industry background,
he is a perfect addition to our Managing Board as we continue on our successful

Together with the rest of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Carlo
Crosetto for his invaluable contribution in securing the right financial
stability during the Corona crisis and in advancing the development of the
Wienerberger Group. We sincerely wish him all the best for his future

As of March 2021, the Managing Board of Wienerberger AG will consist of Heimo
Scheuch (CEO), Gerhard Hanke (CFO), Solveig Menard-Galli (COO Wienerberger
Building Solutions) and Harald Schwarzmayr (COO Wienerberger Piping Solutions).

Wienerberger Group
The Wienerberger Group is a leading international provider of smart solutions
for the entire building envelope and for infrastructure. Wienerberger is the
world's largest producer of bricks (Porotherm, Terca) and the market leader in
clay roof tiles (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as concrete pavers
(Semmelrock) in Eastern Europe. In pipe systems (Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes
and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one of the leading suppliers in
Europe. With its total of 201 production sites, the Wienerberger Group generated
revenues of EUR 3.5 billion and EBITDA LFL of EUR 587 million in 2019.

Wienerberger AG is a pure free float company, whereby the majority of shares are
held by Austrian and international institutional investors. Additional
information on the shareholder structure is provided under https:// [

Further inquiry note:
Claudia Hajdinyak, Head of Corporate Communications Wienerberger AG
t +43 664 828 31 83 |

Investor Relations Wienerberger AG
t +43 1 601 92 - 10221 |

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issuer:       Wienerberger AG
              Wienerbergerplatz 1
              A-1100 Wien
phone:        +43 1 60 192-0
FAX:          +43 1 60 192-10159
ISIN:         AT0000831706, AT0000A2GLA0
indexes:      ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language:     English