EQS-Adhoc: HOCHDORF Holding AG: Frank Hoogland to become Head of Global Marketing & Sales

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HOCHDORF Holding AG: Frank Hoogland to become Head of Global Marketing
& Sales

13.08.2015 / 07:00
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


HOCHDORF Group Press Release: New member of the senior management team

Frank Hoogland to become Head of Global Marketing & Sales

Hochdorf, 13 August 2015 - Internationalisation and forward integration are
two important objectives for the HOCHDORF Group. As Head of Global
Marketing & Sales, Frank Hoogland will focus primarily on these areas. He
becomes a member of the senior management team.

As of September 14 2015, Frank Hoogland, 42, is assuming the role of Head
of Global Marketing & Sales at the HOCHDORF Group. In this newly created
role Hoogland will be responsible for forward integration. The initial
focus will be on the established Baby Care business and on developing the
Kids Food business area. Frank Hoogland joins the senior management team in
this role. Hoogland completed a Master's degree programme in economics at
Tilburg University (NL) at the end of 1996. He subsequently worked in
various international companies, focusing on brand and marketing
management. Since 2003, Hoogland has had a range of management
responsibilities as marketing manager and marketing director in the area of
infant formula. He has been business development director at Fonterra since
December 2012, with responsibility for managing the infant formula business
under the Anmum brand in China (Guangzhou).

Dr Thomas Eisenring, CEO of the HOCHDORF Group, said he was delighted with
the appointment: "Forward integration in the areas of infant formula and
Kids Food requires us to invest more financial and staffing resources. In
appointing Frank Hoogland, we have attracted a top-quality candidate with
the necessary international experience to develop our future plans."

A photograph of Frank Hoogland is on our website.

End of ad hoc announcement

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Document: http://n.equitystory.com/c/fncls.ssp?u=XUOYIDMABJ
Document title: Media release Frank Hoogland


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Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News:

The HOCHDORF Group, based in Hochdorf, achieved a consolidated gross sales
revenue of CHF 428.7 million in 2014. It is one of the leading foodstuff
companies in Switzerland, employing 573 staff as of 31/12/2014. Made from
natural ingredients such as milk, wheat germ and oil seeds, HOCHDORF
products have been contributing to our health and wellbeing since 1895 -
from babies to senior citizens. Its customers include the food industry and
the wholesale and retail sectors. Its products are sold in around 80
countries. The shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich (ISIN


Language:    English
Company:     HOCHDORF Holding AG
             Siedereistrasse 9
             6281 Hochdorf
Phone:       +41 41 914 65 65
Fax:         +41 41 914 66 66
E-mail:   hochdorf@hochdorf.com
Internet: www.hochdorf.com
ISIN:        CH0024666528
Listed:      Foreign Exchange(s) SIX

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