d+s europe AG

Ulf Werkmeister appointed member of the Management Board as Chief Human Resources Officer from September 1, 2008

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Hamburg (euro adhoc) - HAMBURG. August 29, 2008. Ulf Werkmeister (44) has been appointed Member of the Management Board and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of D+S europe AG (ISIN: DE0005336804) as of September 1, 2008. Werkmeister disposes of 20 years of professional experience in the international group-environment of the sectors consumer goods and media. After a European management trainee program with the company Mars in Verden in 1990 and a position in the field of finance as Capital Spending Planner and Controller he switched intragroup as Personnel Executive to the department of Human Resources in Viersen. Positions as Personnel Director and Organisational and Personnel Developer Eastern Europe with Pepsi Cola in Frankfurt and Budapest and as Executive Director Personnel and Social Affairs Germany, Austria, Switzerland and as Personnel Developer Europe with the company Colgate-Palmolive in Hamburg, Paris and New York followed. After a job as Group Personnel Developer with Axel Springer Verlag in Hamburg, Werkmeister changed to Coca Cola, first to Berlin as Personnel Director of the German holding organisation and later on as Vice President Human Resources Northern Europe to London.

Ulf Werkmeister is a graduate in mechanical engineering (University of Hannover) and disposes of a large amount of basic and advanced training in organisational psychology (diagnostics of suitability, coaching of executives etc.). His focuses are the development of executives, personnel management and development of business culture.

"D+S europe AG is in a further expansion phase with an international dimension. We already are the largest full-service provider for fashion e-commerce and are planning to further extend our market position quickly", says Dipl.-Ing. Achim Plate, Chairman of the Management Board of D+S europe AG. "With his broad leadership experience, especially in the areas of international personnel management and development of employees Mr Werkmeister contributes to our group valuable knowledge for our further growth."

About D+S europe: D+S europe AG with internationally over 6,000 employees is the leading listed solutions provider for comprehensive e-commerce and customer contact management in Germany. Regardless of the communication channel, whether via fixed or mobile networks, the Internet, TV or in writing, D+S europe manages the contacts of internationally leading enterprises with millions of private customers. For renowned brand manufacturers D+S europe operates online shops and Europe-wide e-commerce business. For further information please refer to www.dseurope.ag.

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Further inquiry note:
D+S europe AG, Kapstadtring 10, 22297 Hamburg
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Branche: Advertising
ISIN:      DE0005336804
WKN:        533680
Index:    SDAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Hamburg / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse München / free trade

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