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EQS-Adhoc: Von Roll Holding AG: Personnel changes in Executive Management

EQS Group-Ad-hoc: Von Roll Holding AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
Von Roll Holding AG: Personnel changes in Executive Management

23.09.2016 / 07:00
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR.

Personnel changes in Executive Management

Au/Wädenswil, 23rd September 2016 - The CEO of Von Roll Holding AG, Achim Klotz,
has asked the Board of Directors to release him from his duties with effect from
1st October 2016 in order to pursue new challenges. The Board of Directors has
accepted his request.

Achim Klotz reorganised Von Roll during difficult times for the energy industry.
He consolidated the company's sites worldwide with great commitment and
dedication leading to a significant reduction in costs. The Board of Directors
would like to thank Achim Klotz and wishes him the best for the future, both
personally and in his professional work.

In the context of the company's reorganisation, the Composites Division at Von
Roll is also being restructured. The current Division Manager, Dr. Bernhard
Fritsche, wishes to leave the company. Dr. Fritsche has driven forward the
development of this segment, particularly in the automotive sector, with great
dedication. The Board of Directors would like to thank him for the work he has
accomplished and for his willingness to remain at the disposal of the company
until the end of the year.

The Board of Directors has elected its member Dr. Christian Hennerkes to be a
delegate of the Board from 1st October 2016 and has also named him as the new
CEO. Dr. Hennerkes has been an executive member of the Board of Directors at Von
Roll Holding AG since 13th April 2016.
Dr. oec. Hennerkes (44) studied law and went on to gain a doctorate in
economics. After completing his studies, Dr. Hennerkes worked as a consultant at
a leading global consultancy firm. He then worked in various companies in the
consumer and industrial goods sector as a director and partner. Dr. Hennerkes
will seamlessly continue with the turnaround that began under Achim Klotz. The
Board of Directors wishes him success in his new role and the best of luck.

About Von Roll Holding AG: As a Swiss industrial company Von Roll Holding AG
focuses on products and systems for power generation, transmission and storage.
Von Roll is a global market leader for electrical insulation products, systems
and services and has a worldwide presence in about 28 sites in 15 countries with
1,856 employees.

Claudia Güntert, Corporate Communications
T: +41 44 204 35 29, F: +41 44 204 30 07, E: press@vonroll.com

This press release is based on information currently available. Unforeseeable
risks and influences may lead to discrepancies with the statements made here.
Furthermore, rounding differences may lead to discrepancies in the reported
figures. For more information on the company and its business performance,
please refer to the Annual and Semi-Annual Report of Von Roll Holding AG which
is available in digital form athttp://www.vonrollgroup.com/en/.

End of ad hoc announcement------------------------------------------------------

Language: English

Company:  Von Roll Holding AG

          Steinacherstr. 101

          8804 Au


Phone:    +41 44 204 3500

Fax:      +41 44 204 3007


Internet: www.vonroll.com

ISIN:     CH0003245351

Listed:   Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart;
Open Market in Frankfurt ; SIX Swiss Exchange

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