Chairman of the TAKKT AG Management Board retires

TAKKT AG / Change of Personnel

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The Chairman of the TAKKT Management Board, Georg Gayer (born 1946), will
retire as chairman and board member of the Management Board on 31 May 2009.

This step is due only to personal reasons and is a regular option of
Gayer’s employment contract, which was prolonged early 2008. Gayer will
continue to work for TAKKT AG as a consultant.

Since TAKKT AG’s public listing in 1999, Gayer has been Chairman of the
Management Board and has in the last 30 years substantially formed and
influenced the Company’s development to an international leading B2B-mail
order group for office, business and warehouse equipment in different
management positions.

Stuttgart, 30 January 2009

Presselstraße 12
70191 Stuttgart

Georg Gayer, CEO
Phone +49 711 34658-201

Dr Florian Funck, CFO
Phone +49 711 34658-207

E-Mail: investor@takkt.de 

30.01.2009  Financial News transmitted by DGAP
Language:     English
Issuer:       TAKKT AG
              Presselstr. 12
              70191 Stuttgart
Phone:        +49 (0)711 346 58 -0
Fax:          +49 (0)711 346 58 - 10
E-mail:       investor@takkt.de
Internet:     www.takkt.de
ISIN:         DE0007446007
WKN:          744600
Indices:      SDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Stuttgart;
              Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München
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