TAKKT AG: TAKKT Supervisory Board elects new Chairman

TAKKT AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

04.02.2013 / 12:00

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TAKKT Supervisory Board elects new Chairman
Stephan Gemkow succeeds Prof. Dr Klaus Trützschler

Stuttgart, Germany, 04 February 2013. The Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG has elected Stephan Gemkow as its Chairman and Prof. Dr Klaus Trützschler as its Deputy Chairman as of 01 February 2013. Gemkow, who has been CEO of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH since August 2012, was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG by court order dated 14 January 2013 and replaces Prof. Trützschler in the role of Chairman of the Supervisory Board as planned.

Short profile of TAKKT AG
TAKKT is the leading direct marketing specialist for business equipment in Europe and North America. The Group is represented with its brands in more than 25 countries. The product range of the TAKKT subsidiaries comprises more than 180,000 products for the areas of business and warehouse equipment, classic and design-oriented office furniture and accessories, transport packaging, display articles, supplies for retailers, the food service industry and the hotel market.

TAKKT Group employs more than 2,000 staff, has over three million customers worldwide and distributes more than 45 million catalogues and mailings per year.

TAKKT AG is listed on the SDAX and was admitted to Deutsche Boerse's Prime Standard on 01 January 2003.

Dr Felix A. Zimmermann, CEO, Tel. +49 711 3465-8201
Dr Claude Tomaszewski, CFO, Tel. +49 711 3465-8207

Email: investor@takkt.de

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