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Annual General Meeting approves majority of items on the agenda; ams announces reduction of Supervisory Board to improve efficiency and streamline decision-making

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Unterpremstaetten, Austria (23 May 2013) - ams (SIX: AMS), a leading provider of
high performance analog ICs and sensors, announces that in today's Annual
General Meeting the majority of items on the agenda were approved with a large
majority. Of these, several items were approved unanimously. The items 8 and 9
were not approved.

ams also announces a reduction of the company's Supervisory Board. Chairman
Guido Klestil and member Dr. Kurt Berger have tendered their resignation and
will leave the Supervisory Board of ams. As a consequence, employee
representative Dr. Guenther Koppitsch will leave the Supervisory Board at the
same time.

Guido Klestil retires from the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board
after 25 years implementing a plan announced in the company's Annual General
Meeting 2010. In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board has elected Hans Joerg
Kaltenbrunner who has been heading the Supervisory Board's Audit Committee and
has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 2009 as its new Chairman.

ams would like to express its profound thanks to Guido Klestil for his many
years of service as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ams. Guido Klestil has
accompanied the development of ams through a large portion of the company's
history showing prudence and full dedication to ams. Over the years, he
supported and guided many significant decisions and strategic choices for the
benefit of the company. ams would also like to thank Dr. Kurt Berger for several
years of service as a Supervisory Board member and his commitment to ams.


About ams

ams develops and manufactures high performance analog semiconductors that solve
its customers' most challenging problems with innovative solutions. ams'
products are aimed at applications which require extreme precision, accuracy,
dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. ams' product range
includes sensors, sensor interfaces, power management ICs and wireless ICs for
customers in the consumer, industrial, medical, mobile communications and
automotive markets.

With headquarters in Austria, ams employs over 1,300 people globally and serves
more than 7,800 customers worldwide. ams is the new name of austriamicrosystems,
following the 2011 acquisition of optical sensor company TAOS Inc. ams is listed
on the SIX Swiss stock exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams
can be found at

Further inquiry note:
Moritz M. Gmeiner
Director Investor Relations
Tel: +43 3136 500-31211
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211

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issuer:      ams AG
             Tobelbader Strasse   30
             A-8141 Unterpremstaetten
phone:       +43 3136 500-0
FAX:         +43 3136 500-931211
sector:      Technology
ISIN:        AT0000920863
stockmarkets: official dealing: SIX Swiss Exchange 
language:   English

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