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EQS-Adhoc: Leclanché SA: New CFO at Leclanché

EQS Group-Ad-hoc: Leclanché SA / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
Leclanché SA: New CFO at Leclanché

09.12.2015 / 07:00
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


New CFO at Leclanché

-Hubert Angleys appointed as new CFO and member of the Executive Committee from
February 2016.

-Current CFO, Andrew Firmston-Williams, shall leave the company after due notice

Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland, 9 December 2015 -To support Leclanché's current
growth, the company's board has decided to appoint a new CFO to help strengthen
its fast ramping operations.

Hubert Angelys, a French citizen, has 25 years of experience during which he has
held several Finance Director positions with country, regional and global
responsibilities. His career has allowed him to span a diverse range of business
sectors, size and functions, which will allow him to be rapidly operational and
to contribute fully to the leadership of the business.

Most recently, until August 2014, Hubert served as the CEO of METALOR Group, a
multibillion global corporation headquartered in Neuchâtel (Switzerland). His
vast and rich experience includes working as CFO in Companies like METALOR,
ALCOA Europe - Geneva and SICPA Group - Lausanne.

Andrew Firmston-Williams, current CFO of the Company, will be leaving his active
duty from Feb 2016, while serving the due notice period until June 2016.

Anil Srivastava, CEO of Leclanché SA, adds: "I am pleased to welcome Hubert. I
am confident that Hubert will make a significant contribution to Leclanché's
growth. I wish to thank Andrew for his service throughout the past two and a
half years to the Company".

For further information
Maya Aprahamian
Tél.: +41 (0) 24 424 65 00

About Leclanché
Leclanché, which is listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SIX:LECN), has a wide
range of storage products for homes, small offices, large industries,
electricity grids, hybridization for mass transport systems like fleet of buses,
trams etc. Established in 1909 Leclanché has been a reliable partner for battery
storage technologies. Founded in the tradition of Georges Leclanché, the
inventor of the dry cell battery, Leclanché today has a rich portfolio of Energy
Storage Systems that include Specialized Customer-specific Battery Systems to
industry leading lithium-ion solutions. Through the integration of a spin-off of
the German Fraunhofer Institute in 2006 the company evolved from a traditional
battery producer into one of the first developers and manufacturers of
lithium-ion cells in Europe. Leclanché's Storage Solutions are optimized for
various applications, in particular for the integration of renewable energy,
diesel fuel reduction, electricity grid-connected ancillary services, peak power
shaving for heavy industries but also for heavy duty transportation in buses,
trams, trains or maritime vessels. Leclanché products are characterized by a
very high cycle stability (both for cells with titanate and graphite anode) and
long service life. Thanks to our patented separator technology, which is a core
element of lithium ion batteries, Leclanché is able to make cells with very good
safety characteristics in a highly automated production process. Leclanché
operates a fully automated plant for the production of large format lithium-ion
cells at an annual maximum capacity of up to one million cells and is capable of
running multiple chemistries through production for different cell
characteristics. In addition, Leclanché offers a number of specialized battery
systems through its Portable Business Unit, such as customer-specific energy
storage systems for defence and medical applications. Leclanché also distributes
primary and secondary batteries and accessories of other

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Language: English

Company:  Leclanché SA

          Av. des Sports 42

          1400  Yverdon-les-Bains


Phone:    +41 (24) 424 65-00

Fax:      +41 (24) 424 65-20


Internet: www.leclanche.com

ISIN:     CH0110303119, CH0016271550

Valor:    A1CUUB, 812950

Listed:   Foreign Exchange(s) SIX

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